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Iran’s province of surprises

Iran’s province of surprises | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Iran’s East Azerbaijan is full of secrets, including 800-year-old rock-cut villages, ancient Armenian monasteries and the world’s largest covered market.
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A death-defying ride along Scotland’s Cuillin Range

A death-defying ride along Scotland’s Cuillin Range | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Danny Macaskill takes on Scotland’s Cuillin Range – with a twist. He tackles the 13km-long range on two wheels.
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Michael Schumacher leaves hospital for recovery at home

Michael Schumacher leaves hospital for recovery at home | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher leaves a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home, his manager says.
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How the colour red warps the mind

How the colour red warps the mind | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Red is perhaps the most manipulative colour, influencing everything from your behaviour in the workplace to your love life. How? David Robson finds out.
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Are experimental films elitist?

Are experimental films elitist? | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
The art form is criticised for being too abstract for a mainstream audience. But in the UK, many filmmakers are focussing on issues that affect real people.
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What adults can learn from kids

What adults can learn from kids | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism.
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The walk that made me love Japan

The walk that made me love Japan | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Acclaimed writer Pico Iyer describes his first walk in Kyoto 26 years ago, when he found understanding between a Shinto shrine and a 7-Eleven and fell in love with the city forever.
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Loss

Loss | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
With the loss of several amazing athletes, friends and deep soul connections over the months I have been so tempted to throw in the towel. Not on BASE jumping but on making these connections, becom...
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I share everything. Or do I?

I share everything. Or do I? | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
After a misleading tip linked Hasan Elahi to terrorist activities -- and an FBI investigation -- the artist created a project that lets anyone monitor him. But how much is he really revealing?
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4 lessons in creativity

4 lessons in creativity | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living -- and shares four lessons about how to create in the face of challenge, self-doubt and loss.
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FACE A eBook: Henri Moufettal, Florent Mathieu: Amazon.fr: Boutique Kindle

FACE A eBook: Henri Moufettal, Florent Mathieu: Amazon.fr: Boutique Kindle
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'Nos queda Macondo', en la portada de EL PERIÓDICO DE CATALUNYA

'Nos queda Macondo', en la portada de EL PERIÓDICO DE CATALUNYA | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
El mundo llora la muerte de Gabriel García Márquez
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Facebook thinking about 'dislike' function - Zuckerberg

Facebook thinking about 'dislike' function - Zuckerberg | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, something users have requested in their droves.
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WWI and Berlin memorials: Blink and you’ll miss them

WWI and Berlin memorials: Blink and you’ll miss them | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Balloons marking the Berlin Wall and poppies at the Tower of London: BBC Culture investigates the phenomenon of memorials that disappear.
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Maurizio Cattelan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Maurizio Cattelan

Cattelan started his career in Forlì (Italy) making wooden furniture in the 1980s where he came to know some designers like Ettore Sottsass. He made a catalogue of his work which he sent to galleries. This promotion gave him an opening in design and contemporary art.

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Yves Klein: The man who invented a colour

Yves Klein: The man who invented a colour | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Yves Klein was an artist, showman and inventor – who created a hue that had never existed before. How did he achieve this? Alastair Sooke reports.
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10 George Orwell Quotes that Predicted Life in 2014 America

10 George Orwell Quotes that Predicted Life in 2014 America | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
By Justin King / The Anti-Media George Orwell ranks among the most profound social critics of the modern era.
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20 minutes - Boeing veut faire voler ses avions avec du tabac - Insolite

20 minutes - Boeing veut faire voler ses avions avec du tabac - Insolite | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Boeing, South African Airways (SAA) et la société néerlandaise SkyNRG ont annoncé mercredi un projet novateur de production de biokérosène à partir de plants de tabac dont l usine est implantée en Afrique du Sud.
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Twin Peaks: What made it so good?

Twin Peaks: What made it so good? | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
It’s nearly 25 years since David Lynch brought his vision of small-town kooks and serial murder to TV screens. BBC Culture serves up a cherry pie filled with it
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LatAm Beats: Colombian rock from Sicotropico

LatAm Beats: Colombian rock from Sicotropico | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
Despite being just two people, Colombian rock duo Sicotropico have a powerful sound.
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Nine films that were banned

Nine films that were banned | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why censorship boards deem movies illegal to watch. Christian Blauvelt reveals why some popular films were kept out of cinemas.
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The art of the metaphor - Jane Hirshfield

The art of the metaphor - Jane Hirshfield | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
How do metaphors help us better understand the world? And, what makes a good metaphor? Explore these questions with writers like Langston Hughes and Carl Sandburg, who have mastered the art of bringing a scene or emotion to life.
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From doorman to board room

From doorman to board room | Contemporary fiction | Scoop.it
You have to start somewhere. Before these execs led multinational companies, here’s what they did for money, and what they’ve learned since.
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Thank you for Smoking - Trailer - YouTube

Trailer for Jason Reitman's Thank you for Smoking (2005) For those of you who asked, the songs featured in the trailer are: "Flames go Higher" by Eagles of D...
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