Author: Anton Foek

Journalist

Camus 4 principles

Albert Camus – 4 Principles for Being Present

Albert Camus and his philosophy are a great place to start – here are 4 existentialist principles for being present. Albert Camus was a French philosopher who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957. He became the second-youngest recipient in history. Some of his most popular books are The Stranger, The Plague, The…
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Gouse

How to convert a garage into a chic 3-storey House

She’s a genius architect /designer of the house – how long did it take to get planning permission, how much did the garage cost, how much did she spend on building, did she legally know that she could build 3 floors when she bought the garage? – Bibi Converting various structures into cozy and stylish…
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Edward Hopper Soir Bleu

Why Did Edward Hopper Paint This Clown?

After Jan Matejko’s Stanczyk, here’s another sad clown, this time painted by Edward Hopper. In this video, we’re looking at his 1914 Soir Bleu. A perculiar talent; the ability to paint ‘silence’. Although background noises would prob surround the events in Hopper’s works, they fade into insignifance and silence ‘muffles’ them. For e.g. the painting…
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Metaverse Vision

The Metaverse and How We’ll Build It Together

This year at Connect, we’re sharing our vision for the metaverse. For more on Connect 2021, click here: https://www.facebookconnect.com/

Pablo Picasso Blue Period

Picasso’s Blue Period

Pablo Picasso’s most famous period, his Blue Period, was both cathartic and life changing. It will give the young artist the emotional and artistic tools to eventually pioneer cubism and, eventually, revolutionize modern art. This video will showcase both The Old Guitarist and La Vie, two crucial paintings of the Blue Period, one for its…
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How Norway Got Insanely Rich

Norway is one of the Richest Nations on Earth, but its not exactly obvious why. Its large quantities of oil may be your first conclusion, but most oil rich small nations suffer from severe economic and social issues. How did Norway avoid the oil curse to become the economic powerhouse it is today and does…
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Time Illusion

Time Is But a Stubborn Illusion – Sneak Peek

Watch an exclusive sneak peek from the first episode of Genius, starring Geoffrey Rush as the older Einstein and Johnny Flynn as the younger. About Genius: From Executive Producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, National Geographic’s first scripted anthology series, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. The all-star cast includes Geoffrey Rush,…
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Mikhail Baryshnikov dancing to Sinatra

Baryshnikov the acclaimed Ballet dancer dancing to Sinatra, a fascinating clip showing his great talent and emotion.

Bear Man with dog in forest

This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world

Tom Turcich, from New Jersey, became the 10th person on record to achieve this remarkable feat, while his four-legged companion Savannah was the first dog to do so. The pair were greeted with a huge homecoming celebration attended by many of Turcich’s friends and family, along with well wishers. The triumphant moment brought about the…
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Hunters Africa

The Intense 8 Hour Hunt – Attenborough Life of Mammals

Human beings are a particular type of mammal. In this compelling clip, we see a tribesman runner pursue his prey through the most harsh conditions in a gruelling eight hour chase. Thought provoking content from the BBC’s Life of Mammals documentary series. Visit http://www.bbcearth.com for all the latest animal news and wildlife videos and watch…
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