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Lady Gaga denounces racism and white supremacy in award speech: ‘Black life matters. Blackness matters. Black joy matters’

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Lady Gaga denounces racism and white supremacy in award speech: ‘Black life matters. Blackness matters. Black joy matters’ Lady Gaga denounces racism and white supremacy in award speech: ‘Black life matters. Blackness matters. Black joy matters’ Lady Gaga gave a powerful acceptance speech denouncing racism and white supremacy at King Center’s Beloved Community Awards.  Accepting the Yolanda Denise King “High …

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A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection For the last forty years, tattoo artist and historian Henk Schiffmacher has poured his heart and soul into his collection, amassing tattoo drawings, designs, photographs and artefacts from around the world. Made up of lithographs, etchings, tattooing instruments, paintings, photographs, posters, shop …

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Without Tourism, Life in a Tuscan Village Slides Back in Time

Without Tourism, Life in a Tuscan Village Slides Back in Time

Without Tourism, Life in a Tuscan Village Slides Back in Time Without Tourism, Life in a Tuscan Village Slides Back in Time CASTELLINA IN CHIANTI, Italy — For decades, the rolling hills of Chianti in Tuscany have been a holiday destination for tourists from all over the world. Nearly year round, visitors take on the region’s winding roads in their …

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Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines I was half a mile into the mine shaft, and my heart was racing. Hunched underneath the low ceiling and hardly able to see, I was following along by listening to the splashes of the men’s steps in front of me. The …

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Italy Mourns an Immigrant’s Life Cut Short

Italy Mourns an Immigrant’s Life Cut Short

Italy Mourns an Immigrant’s Life Cut Short Italy Mourns an Immigrant’s Life Cut Short ROME — She was an immigrant who became known as a successful business owner in a remote valley in northern Italy. But most Italians had probably never heard of Agitu Ideo Gudeta until last week, when the Ethiopian-born cheesemaker was found bludgeoned to death in her …

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Blake Griffin on Life as an NBA Elder: ‘I Feel Ancient’

Blake Griffin on Life as an NBA Elder: ‘I Feel Ancient’

Blake Griffin on Life as an NBA Elder: ‘I Feel Ancient’ Blake Griffin on Life as an NBA Elder: ‘I Feel Ancient’ “I saw how much Blake was determined to become a consistent shooter and a consistent player, from that standpoint,” said Del Negro, who coached Griffin for three seasons with the Clippers. “But at the end of the day, …

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Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost)

Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost)

Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost) Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost) “Ten years ago we weren’t ordering toilet paper from Amazon,” Mr. Smalls said. “Maybe that’s how long it will take to get over it, too.” Harold Pollack, a professor at the University of Chicago, was interviewed by The New York Times in 2012 in a story about customers who were …

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The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life In March of 1970, Martin Gardner opened a letter jammed with ideas for his Mathematical Games column in Scientific American. Sent by John Horton Conway, then a mathematician at the University of Cambridge, the letter ran 12 pages, typed hunt-and-peck style. Page …

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Turn Your Sex Life Around

Turn Your Sex Life Around

Turn Your Sex Life Around Turn Your Sex Life Around “When we study people who have great sex over the long-term in a relationship, they do not describe spontaneous desire as a characteristic,” she said. So what do they describe? When the clinical psychologists Peggy Kleinplatz and A. Dana Menard conducted a study for their book “Magnificent Sex: Lessons from …

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A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion

A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion

A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion Late last month, Ms. Adler Donley shared the photo on several World War II-themed internet groups, along with an appeal: “Trying to find these children from Italy. My dad Martin Adler, 96 years old, …

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