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Колумб и мистерията на "неосъществения откривател"

Биографичен портрет на Христофор Колумб и критичен поглед към митологичните представи за него.

100 години от избухването на Първата световна война

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Избухване, развитие и военни конфликти по време на Първата Световна война. Описание на най-важните битки и военни сили.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 или "Болката е красива"

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Репортаж на Пламен Дамасков, бивш ученик на "Увекинд" и настоящ студент по журналистика, за предстоящото пенсиониране на един от…

A 19th-Century Vision of the Year 2000

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A series of futuristic pictures by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists issued in France in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910. Originally in the form of paper cards enclosed in cigarette/cigar boxes and, later, as postcards, the images depicted the world as it…

A Dangerous Man in the Pantheon

This October marks 300 years since the birth of French Enlightenment thinker Denis Diderot. Although perhaps best known for co-founding the Encylopédie, Philipp Blom argues for the importance of Diderot’s philosophical writings and how they offer…

A Global System for Monitoring Ecosystem Service Change

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Earth's life-support systems are in flux, yet no centralized system to monitor and report these changes exists. Recognizing this, 77 nations agreed to establish the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). The GEO Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON)…

A marine biogenic source of atmospheric ice-nucleating particles

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The presence of ice in clouds can influence cloud lifetime, precipitation and radiative properties; here, organic material at the sea–air interface, possibly associated with phytoplankton cell exudates, is shown to nucleate ice under conditions…

A Rosetta Stone for Nature’s Benefits to People

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After a long incubation period, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is now underway. Underpinning all its activities is the IPBES Conceptual Framework (CF), a simplified model of the interactions between…

A Society Built On Slavery

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The extent to which Britons were involved in slave-ownership has been laid bare by a project based at University College London. Katie Donington shows how one family profited.

Adobe Photoshop CS6 - [How To] [Create a Collage] [Collage Effect]

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Learn how to create an awesome collage using Photoshop. This tutorial is suitable for beginning levels. For more online education tutorials and Photography editing, be sure to check out my website: http://photoshop123.com.

Agricultural policy: Govern our soils

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Luca Montanarella calls for a voluntary international agreement to protect the ground beneath our feet from erosion and degradation.

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Agriculture: Increase water harvesting in Africa

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Meeting global food needs requires strategies for storing rainwater and retaining soil moisture to bridge dry spells

Aleksander Stamboliski and the Bulgarian Contract

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Bulgaria suffered a swift and devastating defeat in the First World War, due, G.D. Sheppard argues, to its peasant leader-in-waiting’s shrewd use of propaganda.

Anemometer - Tech Tips

A short video about the tool.

Animal geographies II. Methods

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Animal geographies challenge not only the place and placing of the human and the animal but, critically, the methods we use to engage with both in relation. This second review considers the various methodological implications of a more-than-human…

Arte: Nonverbale Kommunikation - Das Geheimnis der Körpersprache

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Mimik und Gestik versteht jeder -- denken wir zumindest. Aber ist nonverbale Kommunikation tatsächlich universell verständlich oder ist auch unsere Körpersprache kulturell bedingt?

Die „X:enius"-Moderatoren Dörthe Eickelberg und Pierre…

Arthur Benjamin: The magic of Fibonacci numbers

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Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!)

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Australia is ‘free to choose’ economic growth and falling environmental pressures

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A multi-model framework that accounts for climate, water, energy, food, biodiversity and economic activity in Australia reveals that a sustainable society that enjoys economic improvement without ecological deterioration is possible, but that…

Beauty varies with the light

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Experimental work on guppies suggests that variation in light between microhabitats is what makes females prefer different male signal combinations, thus explaining the evolution and persistence of colour variation in males.