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Trump's Flag-Burning Tweet Brings Back 1980s-Era Controversy

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Alper ÇAĞLAR Bonsai (盆栽?, "tray planting" About this sound pronunciation (help·info))[1] is a Japanese art form using trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of Vietnamese hòn non bộ. The Japanese tradition dates back over a thousand years. "Bonsai" is a Japanese pronunciation of the earlier Chinese term penzai. The word bonsai is often used in Englis

Images from Leni Riefenstahl 'The Last of the Nuba'. Used with Y9 as part of a cross arts theme exploring identity. Comparisons were made with similar traditions and practices in other cultures.

Readers Theater: Folktales Around the World from mz applebee on TeachersNotebook.com (28 pages) - Incorporate cultural diversity into any language arts class with these folktale Readers Theater scripts from around the world. These classic tales from Scotland, China, Mexico, Africa, and India would be a great addition to any history classroom as

https://flic.kr/p/fMUjku | The Idea Of Thimphu | My appreciation of Bhutan's capital city, which is as mystical as the kingdom itself, yet different in its own way. A melting pot of cosmopolitan and traditional cultures, where Thangka and modern art concur and create equally interesting fusions. Where the wilderness with its bears and Takins is not far from karaoke bars and Swiss bakeries. Where the old and the new worlds are in sync, sometimes in conflict, with each other, creating a fresh…

In 2011 and 2012 I was living in Australia and traveling around Australasia and it dramatically changed my life. I worked on the #GreatBarrierReef as a wildlife guide; the #NingalooReef as a #whaleshark guide; And I got to see one of the oldest rainforests in the world (#capetribulation); went #sandboarding in Western Australia; and went on tons of walks and hikes to discover koalas snakes kangaroos and even Aboriginal cave art. In that year I learned so much about what I was capable of…

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The Art Of The Handwritten Note

Glenn and Ellen Wunderley discovered classically beautiful pieces on their many voyages around the world. The art they create reflects the beauty of a culture that Europe knew as the Moors in Spain - a culture rich in Islamic art as it melded with other ideas at this crossroads of Africa, Arabia and Europe. From their many inspirations; evolved a unique home line that will change any space.Only One Available