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Green power blooms as Japan unveils 'hydrangea solar cell' | Art Daily

Green power blooms as Japan unveils 'hydrangea solar cell' | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good...


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Sites détruits par l'EI : des «crimes de guerre» selon l'Unesco | Le Figaro

Sites détruits par l'EI : des «crimes de guerre» selon l'Unesco | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Dans une résolution adoptée à Bonn, l'organisation a dénoncé les «attaques barbares» perpétrées par les djihadistes contre les sites archéologiques de Syrie et d'Irak...

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U.S. base relocation faces setback after relic found on Okinawa site ruled cultural asset | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

U.S. base relocation faces setback after relic found on Okinawa site ruled cultural asset | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A stone relic discovered on the planned relocation site of a U.S. air base has been certified as a medieval anchor and a cultural asset, which could force a delay in construction of the military installation...

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China's Great Wall is disappearing due to adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities | Art Daily

China's Great Wall is disappearing due to adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Around 30 percent of China's Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities -- including stealing the bricks to build houses -- erode the UNESCO World Heritage site, state media reported...

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Saudi artists explore the public and private spheres of women | Arab News

Saudi artists explore the public and private spheres of women | Arab News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tue, 2015-06-30 23:43
In a vast basement area of the University of Westminster in Central London is a small piece of Saudi Arabia. The underground space houses AmbikaP3...

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Chinese woodcuts highlight ancient printing | The Archaeology News Network

Chinese woodcuts highlight ancient printing | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ancient books are today rare, but even rarer are those wooden blocks used to print books hundreds of years ago...

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Foundation of noted palace discovered in Isfahan | The Archaeology News Network

Foundation of noted palace discovered in Isfahan | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Iranian archaeologists report that the foundation of the 250-year-old Jahan Nama Castle, described in texts of the era as a recreation site, has been found...

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Accessible ancient Chamorro village found in Guam; some fear it will block U.S. base bringing jobs | The Japan Times

Accessible ancient Chamorro village found in Guam; some fear it will block U.S. base bringing jobs | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A recent rediscovery of an ancient village has drawn American and international anthropology students to Guam’s Ritidian area to search for more clues about what ...

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OcEo-Ba The recognised as special national relic | VietNamNet

OcEo-Ba The recognised as special national relic | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The announcement ceremony was held in OcEotownship, Thoai Son district on June 27...

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'Shunga' show hopes to open Japanese eyes to 'taboo' Edo erotic woodblocks prints | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

'Shunga' show hopes to open Japanese eyes to 'taboo' Edo erotic woodblocks prints | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Following a massively successful run at the British Museum, a major exhibition of “shunga” is coming home, with organizers hoping to eradicate the stigma attached to the erotic ukiyoe woodblock prints...

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Les plus vieilles photos de Wuhan, par Paul Champion en 1865 | French China

Les plus vieilles photos de Wuhan, par Paul Champion en 1865 | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les historiens chinois pensaient depuis longtemps que les plus vieilles photos existantes de la ville de Wuhan étaient celles de la tour de la Grue jaune (Huanghelou) prises par le voyageur britannique John Thomson en 1871...

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Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living Goddesses | National Geographic

Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living Goddesses | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Worship of the Kumari, Living Goddesses who represent the divine, has increased post-earthquake to make amends for offending Mother Earth...

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Stone tools from Jordan point to dawn of division of labor | Heritage Daily

Stone tools from Jordan point to dawn of division of labor | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Thousands of stone tools from the early Upper Paleolithic, unearthed from a cave in Jordan, reveal clues about how humans may have started organizing into more complex social groups by planning tasks...

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Bamiyan Buddhas rise again... in 3-D | The Archaeology News Network

Bamiyan Buddhas rise again... in 3-D | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Residents of Bamiyan got a rare opportunity over the weekend: a chance to once again see giant Buddhas that have been piles of rubble for over a decade...

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What is 'Inuit art?' Coral Harbour artist sparks discussion | CBC (Canada)

What is 'Inuit art?' Coral Harbour artist sparks discussion | CBC (Canada) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The inclusion of a non-Inuit artist on a list of 'Stunning Aboriginal Artworks' has ignited a discussion about cultural appropriation — begging a question as to whether one needs to be Inuit to create Inuit art...

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Remarkably preserved 8th-century flower painting uncovered at Nara temple | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Remarkably preserved 8th-century flower painting uncovered at Nara temple | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Part of a brightly colored painting of a flower dating back 1,300 years has been discovered on a ceiling at Yakushiji temple during renovations, apparently preserved by chance due to its location...

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Dholpur Palace: Luxury hotel at the centre of controversy | Hindustan Times

Dholpur Palace: Luxury hotel at the centre of controversy | Hindustan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The 19th century palace in eastern Rajasthan and around 50km away from Agra in located in the small heritage town of Dholpur which is replete with ancient temples and a historicalnbspa step well...

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'The 'Rough Guide to the Music of Palestine and 'Hewar's - 'Letters to a Homeland' | ABC (Australie)

'The 'Rough Guide to the Music of Palestine and 'Hewar's - 'Letters to a Homeland' | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hewar (Arabic for Dialogue) are the Syrian trio of clarinettist Kinan Azmeh, oud player Issam Rafea and classically trained soprano Dima Orsho...[AUDIO]

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Call for exploration of archaeological sites in northern Pakistan | The Archaeology News Network

Call for exploration of archaeological sites in northern Pakistan | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeology is a gateway to the past of any nation, and unexplored sites in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) regions hold great educational and tourism potential...

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2,000-year-old marble dolphin surfaces near Gaza | The Archaeology News Network

2,000-year-old marble dolphin surfaces near Gaza | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

You would think that 12 miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea is the last place to find a dolphin clutching a fish between its jaws...

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Possible remnants of Tokyo home of novelist Natsume Soseki have been found | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Possible remnants of Tokyo home of novelist Natsume Soseki have been found | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Stones that could be part of the foundation of the final home of renowned novelist Natsume Soseki, which was destroyed in a U.S. air raid during World War II, have been found in Tokyo...

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Great master of Vietnamese traditional music Tran Van Khe passed away | VietNamNet

Great master of Vietnamese traditional music Tran Van Khe passed away | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Professor Tran Van Khe, the grand old master of Vietnamese traditional music passed away on June 24 in Gia Dinh Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City at the ripe old age of 94...

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Expo : Beijing voilà plus de 3000 ans | French China

Expo : Beijing voilà plus de 3000 ans | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Si Beijing est aujourd'hui une ville bien organisée, où se côtoient modernité et tradition, vous êtes-vous déjà demandé à quoi elle ressemblait il y a plus de 3000 ans ?...

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Islamic State blows up two mausoleums in Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network

Islamic State blows up two mausoleums in Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State militants have destroyed two historic mausoleums in Palmyra, Syria's top antiquities official said Wednesday, raising fears that the extremists could next target the town's famed Roman ruins...

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New exhibition reveals experiences of India's Dalit community | Art Daily

New exhibition reveals experiences of India's Dalit community | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A powerful new exhibition, Broken lives: Slavery in modern India, opening on 26 June 2015 at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, provides a glimpse into the experiences of India’s Dalit community...

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Chinese museum to highlight Taiwanese fight against Japanese rule | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Chinese museum to highlight Taiwanese fight against Japanese rule | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A museum here that is a stronghold of the Chinese Communist Party’s historical education on China’s war against Japan is building a pavilion themed on Taiwanese residents’ resistance to Japanese rule...

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