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Necklace | African | The Met

Artist: Date: early 20th century<br>Accession Number: 2008.190.74 Date: early 20th century Medium: glass, metal, leather, shell Accession: 2008.190.74 On …

'Mandela’s beachfront glasses': Perceiving nothing much in particular

In Cape Town for a short visit, it was a must-do for this writer to take a walk along the Sea Point Promenade to check out Michael Elion’s recently …

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Can creativity save the world?

Related Profile<p>Oscar Diaz is a product designer interested in understanding, exploring and questioning objects.<p>Pete Hellicar and Joel Lewis use art, …

Tusk: The Partners’ tribal take on an ‘authentic’ Africa | Desktop

London-based The Partners have created a new identity for Tusk and the annual Tusk Conservation Awards — celebrating those who have undertaken …

Fund Manager Finds Stalking Lions Harder Than Tracking Markets

A black-and-white photograph of a charging rhinoceros dominates one wall of David Yarrow’s $230 million hedge-fund firm, Clareville Capital Partners …

Photographing TIME's Person of the Year in Africa, Europe and the U.S.

Foday Galla, 37, Ambulance Supervisor, photographed at home wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit, in Signb<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jackie Nickerson …

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Mugabe names two new vice presidents

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has named two vice presidents - his justice minister and a former military commander and diplomat - a day after dismissing his deputy.<p>The appointment of Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko, who will also serve as vice presidents in the governing ZANU-PF, was …

South African judge approves Pistorius appeal

South African prosecutors have won their bid to appeal the "culpable homicide" sentence handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend.<p>Now they are going to seek a murder conviction for the world-famous athlete at the Supreme Court.<p>"I cannot say the …

Angola's Sovereign Wealth Fund Bets $500 Million On Hotels In Africa

The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA) is a Sovereign Wealth Fund wholly owned by the Republic of Angola. The Fund, which was established in October 2012 according to international governance benchmarks, will gradually diversify its investment portfolio across a number of industries and asset classes …

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100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And "33 and a Third and a Third" is an exhibition, out this week in …

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

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This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

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