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Connecticut family selling Lou Gehrig's home run ball

Connecticut family selling Lou Gehrig's home run ball | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
By: John Christoffersen, Associated Press
NEW HAVEN (AP).- The 84-year-old baseball has been sitting in Elizabeth Gott's drawer for years, but now she's hoping it will pay off her son's medical school debt.
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Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered | Archaeology News Network

Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

By comparing the genes of current-day North and South Americans with African and European populations, an Oxford University study has found the genetic fingerprints of the slave trade and colonization that shaped migrations to the Americas hundreds...

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Asia Week New York Rings Up $360 Million in Art Sales | The New york Times

Asia Week New York Rings Up $360 Million in Art Sales | The New york Times | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Sales for Asia Week New York, a nine-day event that ended on March 21, totaled $360 million, up 80 percent from last year’s total of $200 million. About $270 million came from auction sales, led by the sale of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth’s Asian art collection at Christie’s, which brought in more than $124 million. The 42 galleries involved in Asia Week sold...

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On a Memphis street, a microcosm of American culture | The Washington Post

On a Memphis street, a microcosm of American culture | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it


Preston Lauterbach’s history of Beale Street, the three-block stretch of Memphis thoroughfare that was a microcosm of American culture from Reconstruction to World War II, is a chronicle of muddy streets, ­ornery hombres, fancy women, jazz, a disregard...

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Camel and horse kill site show early hunters in Calgary region 13,300 years ago | Past Horizons

Camel and horse kill site show early hunters in Calgary region 13,300 years ago | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

New research shows that prehistoric Ice-Age people hunted horse and camel 13,300 years ago in North America, much earlier than previously believed...

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The Unplugging sparks debate by casting non-aboriginal actors in indigenous roles | CBC (Canada)

The Unplugging sparks debate by casting non-aboriginal actors in indigenous roles | CBC (Canada) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

A play that has non-indigenous actors in roles of indigenous characters is creating controversy and discussion on social media amongst the theatre community across the country...

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Study underscores complexity of geopolitics in the age of the Aztec empire | Heritage Daily

Study underscores complexity of geopolitics in the age of the Aztec empire | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

New findings from an international team of archaeological researchers highlight the complexity of geopolitics in Aztec era Mesoamerica and illustrate how the relationships among ancient states extended beyond warfare and diplomacy to issues...

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Google registrará Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación | La Mula (Pérou)

Google registrará Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación | La Mula (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Google , el buscador más conocido y eficiente en el mundo de Internet, envió un grupo de operadores a nuestro país entre fotógrafos, documentalistas, geógrafos, historiadores para registrar 91 vestigios declarados Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación. ...

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Hoy se inaugura muestra “Memorias imperiales” en la Alianza Francesa | La Republica (Pérou)

Hoy se inaugura muestra “Memorias imperiales” en la Alianza Francesa | La Republica (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Hoy a las 7 p.m. en la Alianza Francesa se inaugura la muestra fotográfica “Memorias imperiales”, de la colección personal de Jan Mulder, bajo la curaduría de Jorge Villacorta, en la galería L’Imaginaire de la Av...

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Coricancha, the Incas' temple of the sun | The Guardian

Coricancha, the Incas' temple of the sun  | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Built in the shadows of the Andes, Cusco’s golden temple was the centrepiece of an empire that revolutionised city planning in South America The thin air and harsh, rocky slopes of the Peruvian Andes wouldn’t seem to be a likely locale for the...

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L'écrivain et poète portugais Herberto Helder est mort | Le Figaro

L'écrivain et poète portugais Herberto Helder est mort | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Celui qui était considéré comme l'un des plus grands auteurs contemporains est décédé ce lundi 23 mars au Portugal à l'âge de 84 ans. Très secret, il refusait de s'exprimer auprès des médias. Il avait signé Les Cent pas et Le Poème continu...

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Jungle festivals led to first Maya cities | New Scientist

Jungle festivals led to first Maya cities | New Scientist | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

An ancient melting pot of diverse hunter-gatherers uniting to build ceremonial sites may have been the start of big Maya cities...

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Minnesota Marine Art Museum unveils key version of 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' | Art Daily

Minnesota Marine Art Museum unveils key version of 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum unveiled a key version of Emanuel Leutze’s great 1851 masterpiece, Washington Crossing the Delaware, possibly the most famous and iconic American painting of all time...

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Akira Kurosawa: El maestro del movimiento | La Mula

Akira Kurosawa: El maestro del movimiento | La Mula | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Existe más de una factor que hacen de Kurosawa uno de los mejores directores de la historia del cine. Hoy vamos explorar, mediante un video realizado por Tony Zhou , más afondo el estilo del director de 'Yojimbo, el bravo'...

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Study underscores complexity of geopolitics in the age of the Aztec empire | Archaeology News Network

Study underscores complexity of geopolitics in the age of the Aztec empire | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

New findings from an international team of archaeological researchers highlight the complexity of geopolitics in Aztec era Mesoamerica and illustrate how the relationships among ancient states extended beyond warfare and diplomacy to issues...

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GRUPO DE TEATRO TACNEÑO NOMINADO A LOS PREMIOS AIBAL | La Mula (Pérou)

GRUPO DE TEATRO TACNEÑO NOMINADO A LOS PREMIOS AIBAL | La Mula (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Tacna. El grupo de teatro Deciertopicante fue nominada a los premios de la Asociación Iberoamericana de Arte y Letras (AIBAL), en la categoría Mejor Teatro Regional...

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Conap denuncia invasión en la Biósfera Maya | Siglo 21 (Guatemala)

Conap denuncia invasión en la Biósfera Maya | Siglo 21 (Guatemala) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it


De acuerdo con Benedicto Lucas, secretario ejecutivo del Conap, los invasores han permanecido tres semanas en la reserva que forma parte del Patrimonio Natural de la Nación...

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La Cinémathèque et BAnQ fusionnent | Le Devoir (Canada)

La Cinémathèque et BAnQ fusionnent | Le Devoir (Canada) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

La Cinémathèque québécoise et Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) fusionnent, selon les livres des crédits déposés ce matin à Québec. Les deux institutions ont eu jusqu’ici des missions de conservation et de diffusion différentes...

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Ice Age hunters were in North America earlier than believed | Archaeology News Network

Ice Age hunters were in North America earlier than believed | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

New research shows that prehistoric Ice-Age people hunted horse and camel 13,300 years ago in North America, much earlier than previously believed, according to a team of researchers led by a Texas A&M University anthropologist...

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Reburials: Pablo Neruda | ABC (Australie)

Reburials: Pablo Neruda | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The re-burial of Chilean poet, diplomat and politician, Pablo Neruda, for the third time...[AUDIO]

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The Discreet Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa review – a fable of defiance in Peru | The Guardian

The Discreet Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa review – a fable of defiance in Peru | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The Nobel laureate’s 16th novel is the engaging tale of two men who find themselves under threatThe Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa carries the mixed blessing of a 2010 Nobel citation that praises him “for his cartography of structures of power...

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Maya ceremony center built by farmers and hunters | Futurity

Maya ceremony center built by farmers and hunters | Futurity | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Excavations at the ancient Maya lowlands site of Ceibal in Guatemala suggest that as the society moved from a heavy reliance on foraging to one of farming, the mobile communities and settled groups may have come together to collaborate on...

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Research indicates indigenous pottery traditions were adapted to Spanish customs | Art Daily

Research indicates indigenous pottery traditions were adapted to Spanish customs | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Anthropomorphic and zoomorphic figurines, clay sculptures, pots, capstans, seals, smokers, braziers, plates, washbasins, cups, bottles and other clay objects, wall tiles or porcelain, which sum up to 27,236 pottery pieces, 10 complete pieces and 32...

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Up and coming Nunavut artist holds first solo exhibit in Toronto | Nunatsaq Online

Up and coming Nunavut artist holds first solo exhibit in Toronto | Nunatsaq Online | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

She got lost in the airport, felt like she was going to faint and then her baby cried through her opening night speech...

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Archeologists discover Maya ‘melting pot’ | Heritage Daily

Archeologists discover Maya ‘melting pot’ | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Archaeologists working in Guatemala have unearthed new information about the Maya civilization’s transition from a mobile, hunter-gatherer lifestyle to a sedentary way of life...

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Jungle festivals led to first Mayan cities | New Scientist

Jungle festivals led to first Mayan cities | New Scientist | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

An ancient melting pot of diverse hunter-gatherers uniting to build ceremonial sites may have been the start of big Mayan cities...

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