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When the Parthenon had dazzling colours

Ancient statues weren't white marble, but “a riot of colour and glitzy decoration." It shows that we've imagined the ancient world all wrong, writes Natalie Haynes.<p>When the Victorian painter Lawrence Alma-Tadema first showed his work, Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to his Friends, …

Ancient History

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Filosof: Visst gör det ont när makten omfördelas

<b>De senaste veckorna har kritiska</b> röster höjts mot den svenska #metoo-kampanjen. Det är välkommet att händelseutvecklingen och debatten kring den …

Köpenhamn tycks alltid ligga steget före som matstad

En favorit för en helg med kultur, design och härliga restauranger – Köpenhamn har de senaste 15 åren blivit en av Europas viktigaste …

USA börjar förstå att Putin vinner det nya kalla kriget

NEW YORK Vad vill han oss, egentligen? Efter Rysslands försök att påverka vem som skulle bli USA:s president börjar amerikaner långsamt också vakna …

Man bör vara petnoga i frågor om skuld

Diskrimineringen och kränkningarna ser olika ut beroende på var vi befinner oss. Men det är samma norm, samma struktur, samma mönster, som upprepas …

Bysans byggdes med blandekonomi

<b>I skolan fick vi lära oss att romarriket gick under</b> år 476 när den germanske krigsherren Odovakar avsatte den siste kejsaren. Men det är bara till …

Zeichen der kommenden Apokalypse

Europa stirbt. Oder besser gesagt, es begeht vor unseren Augen Selbstmord. Der Suizid wird jedoch nicht nur durch fehlgeschlagene Politik …

Historien upprepar sig i Putins Ryssland

Vladimir Putins styre vilar på en politisk ideologi med rötter hos Ivan den förskräcklige. En ideologi som inte litar på lagar eller starka …

Logos: Learn What Separates the Great from the Good

Skim the pages of any fitness magazine and you’re likely to see a Nike Swoosh. Glance up at a billboard and you might see Mastercard’s dual circles …

Russia
Russia

Digital painting with Photoshop CC for beginners

If you can work on a canvas with paints, then many of the same painting techniques you use will transfer directly over to digitally painting in …

Digital Art

BIG Lessons: Eight Key Points That We Focus(ed) on in Our Growth Process

Wrestling with growth is a good problem to have, but it can still be a challenge to the cultural sustainability of a firm. When I joined BIG–Bjarke …

Employment

Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin

Russia’s role in Trump’s election has led to a boom in Putinology. But do all these theories say more about us than Putin?<p>Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and Syria, troublemakers in the Baltics and Finland, and a hand in elections from the Czech …

Russia

Sony launches Xperia Touch projector that turns any surface into a touchscreen

Floors, tables and walls can be transformed into iPad-like touchscreens using Sony's new projector, which launched at this week's Mobile World …

Augmented Reality

Tenth Anniversary of Putin’s Munich Speech: A Commitment to Failure

The annual Munich Security Conference will take place later this week (February 17–19). And it was ten years ago at this forum that President …

Gotland: Sweden’s Crown Jewel in the Baltic

The strategically placed Gotland is the largest island in the Baltic Sea, with an area of 3,183.7 square kilometers—that is, slightly smaller than …

När ryska kriget kom till Gotland

<b>S</b><b>tarka varningssignaler hördes redan</b> efter Rysslands krig i Georgien men noterades inte. Ledarna i de flesta länderna i Europa – de baltiska och …

Russia plotted to overthrow Montenegro's government by assassinating Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic last year, according to senior Whitehall sources

Russia plotted to assassinate the prime minister of a European nation and overthrow its government last year, according to senior Whitehall sources.<p>An election day coup plot to attack Montenegro’s parliament and kill the pro-Western leader was directed by Russian intelligence officers with the …

Russia

‘Putin’s Rasputin’ has lauded Donald Trump as a ‘sensation’

Is Aleksandr Dugin ‘Putin’s brain,” or just a fringe crank?<p>Suspected interference in the recent U.S. Presidential election has set the CIA’s sights …

Steve Bannon Is Making Sure There’s No White House Paper Trail, Says Intel Source

If there was any question about who is largely in charge of national security behind the scenes at the White House, the answer is becoming …

Neo-Ottomanism vs Neo-Eurasianism?

<b>As Evelyn Waugh once</b> put it, “The creation of empires are often occasions of woe; their dissolution, always.” It is thus remarkable that commentators …

Geopolitics

Alexander Dugin - The one Russian linking Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Russian ultra-nationalist dubbed “Putin’s Rasputin” by Breitbart News when it was run by President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, …

Donald Trump