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Armenia and its revolution of hope

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Yerevan, Armenia. (Photo: public domain)

“What are the words one uses to describe something that they thought would never happen? Something that just weeks ago would have been laughed at as unrealistic?”

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Is this the perfect homemade butter?

in Food/History by
Has Sara found the perfect homemade butter? (Photo: public domain)

Butter is cultural, super complex and slightly confusing. If you like a perfect, creamy and tangy butter on your bread, read on to find out how to make it yourself!

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LeipGlo Botcast: the TEDxHHL team

in Business/Podcast/What's on by

Our pilot episode is out with Louise the Light Bulb Bot as anchor, Ana as reporter, and humans from TEDxHHL as the interviewees.

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Travel black: Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2018

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WGT 2018 preview feature photo maeshelle west-davies

As more and more goths begin to descend from the unseasonably darkening skies above Leipzig airport, anticipation in the city rises to a level that may actually be tactile. Leipzig is about to be rocked once again by alternative music’s most famous summer holiday.

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Denial in maps: Dubai, Kyoto and beyond

in Society/Travel by
Maps and imagined cities. Dubai.

Maps reflect the lived – or purely imagined – world of a city’s inhabitants.

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Saving the historic Bockau Arch Bridge

in Action/History by
The Bockau Arch Bridge. Photo © Jason D. Smith

Saxony’s Bockau Arch Bridge, around since 1872, became the site of key events in German and European history. As a new bridge is put in place, the older structure is scheduled to be removed completely. The Friends of the Bockau Arch Bridge are asking for support to save this historic gem, with an important meeting with state parliament reps happening on 24 April.

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