Robin Hermans

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Government Response to Protests Reveals Clash of Cultures in Beirut

There is a cultural clash in Beirut.<p>It is not a clash of religions or civilizations. It is a clash of cultural values and beliefs on key issues of identity, and conception of civil and political rights.<p>This clash did not begin with the 'You Stink' protests due to the garbage crisis. It is arguably …

Human Rights

My Dream Culture Clash Crew: Bonkaz

The fast-rising south London MC picks his ultimate Clash line-up.<p>So the news is out, and Red Bull Culture Clash 2016 is go – not just in one location …

Butterz Sound prepare for Bristol Culture Clash

Elijah talks grime's competitive energy and clashing Bristol crews on home turf.<p>Red Bull Culture Clash is go! With the Bristol leg just two weeks …

Canadian Teen Discovers Lost Mayan City

Should the satellite images be verified, the city would be one of the largest Mayan centers in discovery.<p>In their spare time between school bells, it's safe to say that most teenagers hang out with friends, pursue any number of extracurricular activities, and probably, Snapchat. But the novel …

Canadian Space Agency

Hollywood’s special effects industry is cratering, and an art form is disappearing along with it

Pasadena, California<p>Allan A. Apone, a film and TV makeup artist with 35 years experience, had a recent job on the set of a TV commercial shoot. As he prepared to cover up a blemish on a well-known actor’s forehead, the director breezed past the chair and waved him off, saying, “Don’t worry about …

Animation

Caribbean travel soars -- 7 islands for your next holiday | CNN Travel

Caribbean

World's most expensive rough diamond sells for $63 million

Canadian mining firm Lucara has sold a massive 813-carat diamond for $63 million, a new record for a rough gem.<p>The diamond -- called "The Constellation" -- was pulled out of a mine in Botswana in November 2015.<p>The stone was purchased by Dubai-based Nemesis International DMCC. Lucara (LUCRF) said …

Time Warner

2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is now underway, and entries will be accepted until the end of the month, May 27, 2016. The grand prize winner will receive a seven-day Polar Bear Safari for two in Churchill, Canada. National Geographic was kind enough to allow me to …