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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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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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Carl Sagan Astronomer

Carl Sagan – American Astronomer

Nov. 9, 1934 – Dec. 20, 1996 American astronomer. Very interested in what life on other planets would be like, which is known as SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence). Sagan was a science communicator, which meant he taught people about science. He wrote many books and appeared on television constantly. He mostly talked about planetary…
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Ennis Cehic

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

May 2022  By: ENNIS ĆEHIĆ Amsterdam, May 25th 2022–Though it seemed to be impossible, even miraculous, it really, really happened. Jim, 25, from Brooklyn, a ‘creatively ambitious’ and ‘peer-oriented’ fashion buyer was standing in front of the mirror in his bedroom when he noticed something abnormal happening on the chest pocket of his new T-shirt. The…
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Mimosa Route France

France’s 130km Mimosa Route

As the snow-capped peaks of the Maritime Alps faded into the distance behind me, I followed my guide Maddy Polomeni further along a corridor of golden mimosa blossoms as we hiked towards an abandoned quarry in the Massif de l’Esterel mountain range. Although it was the latter end of the flowering season, there was still an…
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