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Postcards from Hell, 2013 - An FP Photo Essay

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Do It: 20 Years of Famous Artists’ Irreverent Instructions for Art Anyone Can Make

Do It: 20 Years of Famous Artists’ Irreverent Instructions for Art Anyone Can Make | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
"Art is something that you encounter and you know it's in a different kind of space from the rest of your life, but is directly connected to
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8 Reasons Brazilians Totally Count As Latino???

8 Reasons Brazilians Totally Count As Latino??? | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Who exactly counts as "Latino" and what does the term really mean?
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khonkaenurbanlife

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A series of short documentaries building a picture of what it means to be poor in Northeastern Thailand.http://khonkaenurbanlife.moonfruit.com/

 

Directed by Alicia Rice

 

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Ape hunt ruins rain forest fruit trees

Ape hunt ruins rain forest fruit trees | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
When Nigerians hunt monkeys and apes to put food on their plates they are not just jeopardizing these simians, but also the survival of fruit trees in the rain forests.
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How the Huge ALMA Radio Telescope Works (Infographic)

How the Huge ALMA Radio Telescope Works (Infographic) | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Made up of dozens of small radio telescope dishes, the ALMA telescope will be one of the most powerful in the world when finished.
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Human Development Index

"This video shows the basic concept of HDI (Human Development Index), by using four different examples (Japan, Mexico, India and Angola)."


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some emerging markets, Japan

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Des cartes pour comprendre le monde

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DIY Drone-Proofing: Militants Use Carpet, Grass Mats, Mud to Hide From Robots | Danger Room | Wired.com

DIY Drone-Proofing: Militants Use Carpet, Grass Mats, Mud to Hide From Robots | Danger Room | Wired.com | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
What's the simplest way to evade a $4.5 million armed, flying robot? Get some grass mats. Or smear your car with mud.
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Mekong Countries at Odds Over Mega-Dams

Mekong Countries at Odds Over Mega-Dams | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it

Governments are struggling to decide whether the Mekong River should continue to feed 60 million people or become a source of hydroelectric power.


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Controversial Lao plans to dam the Mekong

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Damascus on Edge as War Seeps into Syrian Capital - New York Times

Damascus on Edge as War Seeps into Syrian Capital - New York Times | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
New York Times Damascus on Edge as War Seeps into Syrian Capital New York Times In this war of murky battlefield reports, it is hard to know whether the rebels' recent forays past some of the capital's circle of defenses — in an operation that they...
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Women and Girls: Asia Pacific Lesbians, Bisexual and Trans Women Left Out in ... - Huffington Post (blog)

Women and Girls: Asia Pacific Lesbians, Bisexual and Trans Women Left Out in ... - Huffington Post (blog) | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Women and Girls: Asia Pacific Lesbians, Bisexual and Trans Women Left Out in ...
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Burmese attack breaks Kachin truce

Burmese attack breaks Kachin truce | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Burmese troops launch an attack on a strategic hilltop held by rebel Kachin forces in the north of the country, breaking a government ceasefire.
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Vietnam Jails Dissidents in Echo of Military-ruled Burma - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Vietnam Jails Dissidents in Echo of Military-ruled Burma - The Irrawaddy News Magazine | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
The Irrawaddy News Magazine Vietnam Jails Dissidents in Echo of Military-ruled Burma The Irrawaddy News Magazine “I'm not afraid,” he said, when I asked if he thought his work with some of the more outspoken critics of Vietnam's one-party regime...
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Inside the NSA's Ultra-Secret China Hacking Group - By Matthew M. Aid

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College Divestment Campaigns Creating Passionate Environmentalists : NPR

College Divestment Campaigns Creating Passionate Environmentalists : NPR | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Taking a page from the playbook of decades past, college students are once again pressuring schools to pull investment funding from specific sectors. This time it's big oil and coal companies.
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Slavery's legacy

Slavery's legacy | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.
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Challenged in China - Reports - Committee to Protect Journalists

Challenged in China - Reports - Committee to Protect Journalists | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
The shifting dynamics of censorship and control As Xi Jinping takes office as president of China, the citizenry he governs is more sophisticated and interconnected than any before, largely because of the Internet.
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HONG KONG BUSINESS - GRAPHIC

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Death of a killer in Cambodia | Sebastian Strangio | Sebastian ...

Death of a killer in Cambodia | Sebastian Strangio | Sebastian ... | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
PHNOM PENH – Ieng Sary, a veteran member of Cambodia's communist Khmer Rouge movement and one of the few of its leaders to be put on trial for crimes committed during the regime's 1975-79 rule, died on Thursday ...
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Iraq to Mali: The changing calculus of war

Iraq to Mali: The changing calculus of war | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
As Africa becomes the new frontline in the so-called war on terror, have the Europeans learnt from America's mistakes?
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For Maldives govt, Nasheed is India’s problem - The Times of India

For Maldives govt, Nasheed is India’s problem - The Times of India | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Three days after deposed Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed took refuge in the Indian high commission in Male fearing arrest, a special committee of the Maldivian government (Sitcom) had a confidential meeting at President Waheed Hassan Manik’s...
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News media and Internet totally censored in Kashmir - Reporters Without Borders

News media and Internet totally censored in Kashmir - Reporters Without Borders | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Reporters Without Borders condemns the government's suppression of all news outlets – including TV news channels, newspapers and mobile Internet service – in the Kashmir Valley since 9 February, when Kashmiri militant Mohammad Afzal Guru's execution...
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Robots will soon replace the tractor

Robots will soon replace the tractor | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Drone-like helicopters and field robots that can automatically detect weeds are only a couple of years away, say researchers.
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TOP 10 Future Weapons

TOP 10 Future Weapons | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
Being an anti-war activi (Check out the latest in futuristic weaponry from the best tech blog. http://t.co/1S88yAZ1 - sp)
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End of Australia's Vietnam 40 years ago - NEWS.com.au

End of Australia's Vietnam 40 years ago - NEWS.com.au | South Wing by Leonardo Martins | Scoop.it
End of Australia's Vietnam 40 years ago
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In 1973, then governor-general Paul Hasluck proclaimed the cessation of hostilities by the Australian government in the conflict.
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