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BBC - Culture - Hogarth’s London: Gin Lane and Beer Street

BBC - Culture - Hogarth’s London: Gin Lane and Beer Street | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Hogarth loved to show the capital’s bawdy, boozy side. As a new exhibition of his prints opens, Alastair Sooke examines the artist’s view of vice and virtue.
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Radio 4 - In Our Time - Downloads

Radio 4 - In Our Time - Downloads | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the medieval Welsh stories of Celtic mythology.
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The Gut-Wrenching Science Behind the World’s Hottest Peppers | Travel

The Gut-Wrenching Science Behind the World’s Hottest Peppers | Travel | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it

Chiliheads crave the heat that hurts so good, but nothing compares to the legendary superhot that spices life in remote India
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(2) Jordan Peterson debate on the gender pay gap, campus protests and postmodernism - YouTube

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Frankenstein at 200: How a Gravestone Inspired Mary Shelley

Frankenstein at 200: How a Gravestone Inspired Mary Shelley | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Even in death, Mary Wollstonecraft played a central role in her daughter Mary Shelley's life.
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“I toppled Saddam’s statue – now I want him back" BBC News - YouTube

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T.S.Eliot and visual art

T.S.Eliot and visual art | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Can T.S. Eliot’s poetic experiments be read alongside parallel developments in the visual arts? And how much have artists found inspiration in his writing?
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Walt Loses Everything || OZYMANDIAS TRIBUTE || BREAKING BAD - YouTube

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Spirit of Bach Mixtape, In Tune Mixtape - BBC Radio 3

Spirit of Bach Mixtape, In Tune Mixtape - BBC Radio 3 | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Stephen Fry's New Year Mixtape
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(5) nicola white mudlark - Tideline Art - YouTube - YouTube

(5) nicola white mudlark - Tideline Art - YouTube - YouTube | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Mudlarking along the River Thames, London. The River Thames is one of the largest archeological sites in the world when the tide is out! It has also bee
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The Tragic Heroism of Hopefulness: The Myth of Sisyphus in a Gorgeous 1974 Oscar-Nominated Hungarian Animation

The Tragic Heroism of Hopefulness: The Myth of Sisyphus in a Gorgeous 1974 Oscar-Nominated Hungarian Animation | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
An evocative homage to one of humanity's most human heroes by the great Hungarian graphic artist and animator Marcell Jankovics.
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Nonsense, Words and Music - BBC Radio 3

Nonsense, Words and Music - BBC Radio 3 | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Texts and music on the theme of nonsense. Readers: Griff Rhys Jones and Debra Stephenson.
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Under the boot of man

Under the boot of man | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Working in a museum I come face to face with life’s extraordinary diversity every day. Specimens a few hundred years old tell us of the richness of life right beneath our feet. Older specimens provide a glimpse into amazing animals and plants of the past. I am extremely lucky to be able to discover and…
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The Road to Wigan Pier 2017: What is it and how can you get involved? - Mirror Online

The Road to Wigan Pier 2017: What is it and how can you get involved? - Mirror Online | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it

A full 80 years after George Orwell set off on his Road to Wigan Pier journey, we're heading off to create a 2017 version - and we want to hear from you.
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(2) Jacob Rees-Mogg's speech in defence of press freedom - YouTube

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(2) Película 2081 “El año de la igualdad total para todos“ - YouTube

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The Case for Diversity

The Case for Diversity | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: this piece is part of an ongoing series on the subject of diversity. If you would like to join the diversity debate please comment below or send a submission to pitch@quillette.com. The issue of racial and gender diversity in our schools, companies, and communities has become highly politicized. While one tribe sees diversity as an imperative cure-all for many of the world’s problems, another tribe sees diversity as a form of tokenism at best, and a nefarious conspiracy at worst. Even political moderates can have a visceral reaction to the term “diversity” and may accept any line of thinking that validates their reaction, leading to shallow reasoning on all fronts. Rather than advocate for a particular position in this essay, I hope to add some nuance to the conversation and show that the truth is much more complicated than many are willing to admit. The business case for diversity What are the arguments for and against diversity? It’s often claimed with certainty that a diverse workforce is good for a business’s bottom line, but …
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A Bach Christmas, Jazz Record Requests - Why jazzers love Bach - BBC Radio 3

A Bach Christmas, Jazz Record Requests - Why jazzers love Bach - BBC Radio 3 | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Alyn Shipton explains the attraction of Bach to every generation of jazz composers.
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Sexing up the cherry | Apollo Magazine

Sexing up the cherry | Apollo Magazine | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
The significance of the cherry has changed over the centuries – as medieval badges, psalters, Renaissance paintings and pop videos reveal
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‘My grand tour shall be one round the whole globe’ | Apollo Magazine

‘My grand tour shall be one round the whole globe’ | Apollo Magazine | Year 7 academic extension 2018 | Scoop.it
Joseph Banks’ botanical discoveries are available in an accessible editon for the first time
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