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April 2019 - page 2

How much do you know about Easter?

in History/Philosophies
Pondering Easter? (Photo: Notre-Dame gargoyle, public domain)
Pondering Easter? (Photo: Notre-Dame gargoyle, public domain)

Jesus! So many dates, so little time – hard to keep them straight. This guide takes you from Carnival to Pentacost, passing through this Sunday, and tells you how it all fits together into one bigger picture.

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Uptown: espresso cup of Latino culture

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig tips/Lifestyle
Uptown Coffee Bar. Photo © Miguel Andrés Cornejo Guzmán

A Colombian visiting from Miami sings the praises of a cafe and bar that welcomes customers with open arms, all day long, and which is becoming a hub for Latinos and other internationals in Leipzig: Uptown Coffee Bar.

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Social media and the bridge back to ourselves

in #TechTavern/Society
Image by Jordy Meow
Image by Jordy Meow

“Lest we forget the lessons of our gadget-less childhoods. We didn’t need to peruse countless Pinterest accounts to spark creativity – it was already within us.”

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Zohar Fraiman: artist in blue at MdbK

in Arts

Leipzig’s MdbK continues to make bold statements, having hosted its first female-only exhibition.

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Dr. Amorous: How to get in and out with a guy

in Dating
Looking for a guy? Image by Stefan Keller, public domain
Looking for a guy? Image by Stefan Keller, public domain

“Heterosexual men in general do not appreciate the feeling of exposure and vulnerability that being approached produces.” Agree? Disagree? Wanna send your own question to Dr. Amorous?

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Are you a passive part of the plastic problem?

in Society
Plastic problem painfully evident but much action still missing. Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash
Plastic problem painfully evident but much action still missing. Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash

“Plastic waste is an old environmental issue which demands (and now receives) more attention. But although it fosters discussions, policies, economic measures, and voluntary agreements in different governmental spheres, it is still ignored by many citizens.”

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