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Larger than life: the story of Henrique Galvão

in Glocal/Philosophies by
Henrique Galvao

“As I sat there listening to stories of perilous travel and incredible chance encounters, I realized that the power behind Scott Galvão’s story was not in the inspiration it created for him alone, but the bigger picture his father’s life represents.”

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Parkrun to reach Leipzig in December

in My Leipzig/Sports by
Parkrun, which takes place at parks around the world, is coming to Leipzig on 2 December. (Photo: public domain)

A Saturday morning running event taking place at parks around the world is expected to make Leipzig’s Volkspark Kleinzschocher “the biggest regular sporting hotspot in the whole city.”

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Zubiri: a man, a thinker, a friend

in Philosophies by
The Thinker, by Auguste Rodin. Several versions of the sculpture exist. (Public domain photo)

If you could meet one of the most important philosophers of the past century, what would you ask him?

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On the lovely people of Japan

in Philosophies/Travel by
Reenactment of old Japanese ceremony in Kyoto. (Photo: Helena Flam; photo editing: Ana Ribeiro)

Before you know it, they spot your helplessness, adopt you and run your life.

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Tomorrow you’ll be a criminal, claims movie

in Movies/What's on by
The movie "Pre-Crime" does not present a dystopian vision of the future of policing, but a timely reveal. It is already happening now in 2017. (Photo: public domain)

The Stasi did not disappear when the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. They just migrated into that shiny little device in our pocket. #Pre-Crime

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TransCentury Update: transcending time and genres

in Music/What's on by
transcentury

“For me, music has always been a vehicle for transporting emotions – good or bad, exciting or paralyzing.” Guest writer Lydia interviews Christian “Kirmes” Kühr, organizer of the upcoming TransCentury Update.

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