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THE AFRONAUTS by Cristina De Middel

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a Zambian Space Program by Cristina De Middel
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In 1964, still leaving the dream of their recently gained independence, Zambia started a space program that would put the first african on the moon catching up  the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race. 

 

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 runs from April 19th to June 30th 2013. For more information visit their website www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk

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Photographs show Amazonian tribe capturing and stripping illegal rainforest ... - The Independent

Photographs show Amazonian tribe capturing and stripping illegal rainforest ... - The Independent | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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'We Live and Die Here Like Animals' - By Peter Bouckaert

'We Live and Die Here Like Animals' - By Peter Bouckaert | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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The Central African Republic has suffered a horrific collapse. But is the worst violence between the country’s Muslims and Christians yet to come?
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A Map of the World's Weapons - i-HLS

A Map of the World's Weapons - i-HLS | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Different cultures, different customs, or so the saying goes. The saying also apparently applies to rifle preferences for the world’s militaries, as the fo - i-HLS
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Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview

Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
"Man cannot stand a meaningless life."

Legendary Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung (July 26, 1875--June 6, 1961), along with his frenem
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Taking to the streets

Taking to the streets | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
WITH stunning speed, protests that started on June 6th in São Paulo over a 20-centavo (nine-cent) rise in bus fares have escalated into the biggest nationwide...
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An ever-deeper hole

An ever-deeper hole | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
At a seminar at the Fernand Braudel Institute in São Paulo on June 6th, Mansueto Almeida (Portuguese-language blog), an economist at IPEA, a...
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Breakthrough in our understanding of bacteria

Breakthrough in our understanding of bacteria | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a method that will revolutionise genome sequencing of bacteria. The method paves the way for an entirely new understanding of bacteria, say the researchers behind the new method.
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Fighting the sex traffickers: How one woman teamed up with Manny Pacquiao

Fighting the sex traffickers: How one woman teamed up with Manny Pacquiao | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Cecila Flores-Oebanda had tried in vain to combat sex trafficking in the Philippines for 20 years. Then she persuaded world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao to join her fight.
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North Korea causes trouble?

North Korea causes trouble? | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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AP IMPACT: Cartels dispatch agents deep inside US

AP IMPACT: Cartels dispatch agents deep inside US | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (AP) — Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S.
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The History of Digital Storage

The History of Digital Storage | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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Gene defect causes type 1 diabetes

Gene defect causes type 1 diabetes | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
A defect in a certain gene can cause diabetes. This discovery could lead to new and improved treatment for type 1 diabetes patients.
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International Day to End Impunity is now an official United Nations Day

International Day to End Impunity is now an official United Nations Day | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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Vietnam had Good Food and Beautiful Women | VICE Australia / NZ

Vietnam had Good Food and Beautiful Women | VICE Australia / NZ | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Photojournalist Tim Page arrived in Saigon, South Vietnam at age 20. He talks to us about that war, the many wars since, and the time he was locked up with Jim Morrison.
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How Antidepressants Affect Selfhood, Teenage Sexuality, and Our Quest for Personal Identity

How Antidepressants Affect Selfhood, Teenage Sexuality, and Our Quest for Personal Identity | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
“Though antidepressants are effective at managing negative emotions, they don’t in themselves provide the sense of meaning and direction that a person equally needs in order to find her way in life.” “Great art was born of great terrors, great...
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Shooting the messengers

Shooting the messengers | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
The life of a war correspondent has never been cheaper, but the rules of engagement are different in today's street-level combat zones. Ed Caesar explores the journey of war reporting.
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Tell Nintendo: SLAVERY IS NOT A GAME

Tell Nintendo: SLAVERY IS NOT A GAME | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
We're 'levelling up' our campaign calling on Nintendo take the first step to take the first steps towards making their products free of minerals mined with slavery -- will you join in?
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War Through a Woman's Eyes

War Through a Woman's Eyes | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Some of today’s top conflict photographers just happen to be women. We spoke with a handful of these photojournalists about their experiences—and how they differ from their male colleagues'
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Host a Screening

Host a Screening | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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Screen a film and spread awareness by sharing the stories of MAG's life-changing work.
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Time to revise our view of Viking ships?

Time to revise our view of Viking ships? | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Many reconstructed Viking ships have quadratic sails, but a Danish archaeologist doubts that all the ships looked that way.
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THE AFRONAUTS by Cristina De Middel

THE AFRONAUTS by Cristina De Middel | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
a Zambian Space Program by Cristina De Middel
Leonardo Martins's insight:

In 1964, still leaving the dream of their recently gained independence, Zambia started a space program that would put the first african on the moon catching up  the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race. 

 

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 runs from April 19th to June 30th 2013. For more information visit their website www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk

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Grands travaux - Sebastiao Salgado

Grands travaux - Sebastiao Salgado | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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The shooting of this series of photographic reportages began in 2004 and is due for completion in 2012.

The world premiere of Genesis unveils extraordinary images of landscapes, wildlife and remote communities by the world-renowned photographer

Sebastiao Salgado: Genesis

11 April - 8 September 2013

Waterhouse Gallery - Natural History Museum UK

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Prostitution at the World Cup: Another Brazilian challenge

Prostitution at the World Cup: Another Brazilian challenge | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
It is imperative for Brazil to distinguish between prostitution as a profession and sexual exploitation.
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The Evolution of 'Star Trek' (Infographic)

The Evolution of 'Star Trek' (Infographic) | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Sept. 8, 2011 marks 45 years since "Star Trek" first appeared on TV screens.
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