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Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12

Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12 | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
TEDWomen 2020 will take place on November 12 via TED's new virtual conference platform. Attendees will experience TED's signature talks as well as an array of live, interactive sessions, community "idea dates," small-group speaker Q&As and more.
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In Rural Nepal, Traveling Theatre Group Helps Villagers Challenge Child Marriage And Domestic Violence –

In Rural Nepal, Traveling Theatre Group Helps Villagers Challenge Child Marriage And Domestic Violence – | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Visiting isolated villages where many people have never seen a play before, the Nepali troupe called Shilpee does forum theatre, where a script is performed twice; the second time, audience members…...
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Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12

Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12 | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
TEDWomen 2020 will take place on November 12 via TED's new virtual conference platform. Attendees will experience TED's signature talks as well as an array of live, interactive sessions, community "idea dates," small-group speaker Q&As and more.
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Surrealism’s Unfinished Business

Surrealism’s Unfinished Business | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
The art of the collagiste is essentially the art of the scavenger, the opportunistic thief.
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Inspired – Anthony Zinonos

Inspired – Anthony Zinonos | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Inspired! Enjoy the minimal and colourful paper collages by Anthony Zinonos. You can also find the artist on Instagram.
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Women's prize at 25: what it is like to win by Zadie Smith, Naomi Alderman and more | Books | The Guardian

Women's prize at 25: what it is like to win by Zadie Smith, Naomi Alderman and more | Books | The Guardian | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Winning authors explain how the award changed their lives and share their favourite books by women
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Disappointed in the World’s Most Viral Video

I asked myself what makes entertainment media go viral, in particular music videos, these videos that call up some feeling of want or remembrance so that millions of people (or perhaps billions) reach for them again and again.
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Best Translated Book Awards Names 2020 Longlists

Best Translated Book Awards Names 2020 Longlists | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
The 35 books on this year's fiction and poetry longlists represent 20 different countries and feature authors writing in 18 languages.
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Women Dominate Booker International Prize Shortlist - The New York Times

Women Dominate Booker International Prize Shortlist - The New York Times | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Yoko Ogawa of Japan and Fernanda Melchor of Mexico are among the authors in the running for the prestigious translated literature award.
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The Isolation Journals is the push you need to write right now. | Literary Hub

The Isolation Journals is the push you need to write right now. | Literary Hub | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
You told yourself that you were going to use this extra down time to Actually Sit Down and Write Something.And instead, you find yourself falling asleep on the...
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This livestream of a bird library is perfect quarantine viewing for you and a cat. | Literary Hub

This livestream of a bird library is perfect quarantine viewing for you and a cat. | Literary Hub | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
What is a bird library, you may ask? It's a library for birds. It's in Virginia. It has a tiny chair and a bookshelf and there are seeds all over the floor.
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How to Get Books When Bookstores and Libraries Are Closed - The New York Times

How to Get Books When Bookstores and Libraries Are Closed - The New York Times | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Even for people who have lost jobs or income during the coronavirus epidemic, there are books and reading material available online for free.
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Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist in history. | Literary Hub

Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist in history. | Literary Hub | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
It is 100 years since Agatha Christie published her first novel, the droll Hercule Poirot whodunit The Mysterious Affair at Styles.According to a commemorative...
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Learning to Draw From a Middle School Art Teacher’s YouTube Tutorials

Learning to Draw From a Middle School Art Teacher’s YouTube Tutorials | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
After making YouTube art tutorials for five years, Jescia Hopper is now streaming live “Quarantine Editions” of her tutorials, making paintings with materials like instant coffee and ketchup.
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For First Time, TIME Magazine Alters Its Name to “VOTE” on Shepard Fairey Cover

For First Time, TIME Magazine Alters Its Name to “VOTE” on Shepard Fairey Cover | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
“The future is not shaped by voting alone, but voting is crucial to make a healthy, functional democracy,” the artist said in an Instagram post.
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Lisa Corinne Davis Critiques Corporate America Through Abstract Art

Lisa Corinne Davis Critiques Corporate America Through Abstract Art | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Davis recognizes that grids, networks, and circuits are not purely a product of the art world, and there are myriad contexts in which the government and corporate America deploy them.
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About a year ago, I received a bag of old photographs from my father that he no longer wanted. The photos were old, faded, and seemed to be the unwanted photos that never made any albums. 
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The Apocalypse Tapestry May Be Perfect For Our Current Lives –

The Apocalypse Tapestry May Be Perfect For Our Current Lives – | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
The tapestry, which depicts in 100 medieval panels the Book of Revelations, is a vivid glimpse into how people lived through plague and war.And: “It is remarkable that the tapestry still exi…...
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Will brains or algorithms rule the kingdom of science? | Aeon Essays

Will brains or algorithms rule the kingdom of science? | Aeon Essays | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Science today stands at a crossroads: will its progress be driven by human minds or by the machines that we’ve created?
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In the Pandemic, Facebook and Twitter Grab More Power

In the Pandemic, Facebook and Twitter Grab More Power | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Facebook and other platforms insisted that they didn’t want to be “arbiters of truth.” The coronavirus changed their mind overnight.
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Finding, Hiding, Hoarding: On Making Art From Trash | Literary Hub

Finding, Hiding, Hoarding: On Making Art From Trash | Literary Hub | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
For a few (many) years I was looking for a place to be—unsettled, wandering years.Whenever I'd find myself in a new city, I'd give myself a task: to gather...
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Charles Darwin: The Brilliant Plodder | by David Quammen

Charles Darwin: The Brilliant Plodder | by David Quammen | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
What Charles Darwin really learned in the Galápagos...
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Take this (weirdly precise!) quiz to find out which fictional character's personality matches yours. | Literary Hub

Take this (weirdly precise!) quiz to find out which fictional character's personality matches yours. | Literary Hub | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Bored? Working from home? Perhaps you would be interested in knowing which fictional character you most resemble.I know, I know, you've heard this before, but...
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Good Looks Ran in the Family. So Did Schizophrenia. - The New York Times

Good Looks Ran in the Family. So Did Schizophrenia. - The New York Times | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
In “Hidden Valley Road,” Robert Kolker unspools the story of Mimi and Don Galvin and their 12 children, six of whom developed schizophrenia.
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Inside Tove Jansson’s Private Universe 

Inside Tove Jansson’s Private Universe  | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Best known as the creator of the Moomins, Jansson was a cartoonist, writer, and creator of all sorts, whose fans clamored for more of her strange and enthralling fictional worlds.
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2020 April PAD Challenge: Day 3

2020 April PAD Challenge: Day 3 | Read, Think, Create | Scoop.it
Write a poem every day of April with the 2020 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a follow blank poem.
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