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Friday Digest: Twitter, H5N1, Turkey

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Friday Digest: Christopher Hitchens, Carlos

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Mitt Romney speaks French; so ‘strange’, ‘effete’!

Apparently, France is great for Haute Couture but speaking French is not so glamour to some American politicians… A few days ago, a video posted by a liberal political-action committee called AmericanLP, featured Mitt Romney showing off his foreign language skills in a promotional video for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The Wall Street Journal writes: “The Republicans openly mocked Kerry because he spoke French and even looked ...


Sama Gazette Special Edition: En Route To Congo

While the Democratic Republic of Congo‘s independent electoral commission declared incumbent Joseph Kabila the winner of the November 28th presidential election, several people have already been killed in post-election violence. A year after we launched En Route To Sudan, an entire section of our website dedicated to news, articles and resources about Sudan, South Sudan, Darfur, Abyei, South Kordofan, Blue Nile, today we launch En Route To ...


Art in Greece: Multiple media artist Lydia Venieri

Lydia Venieri is a multiple media artist born in 1964 in Athens and now she lives and works in New York. We have heard a lot of good feedbacks about Venieri’s work, we like what she does but her art is very hard to define…  But Wikipedia describes her work in a very interesting way: Venieri is well known for her evocative sculpture installations which bridge mythology with current events, and for her ability to combine humor with self ...


Friday Digest: Russia, Eurozone, Congo…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Cupcake Punk, a blogzine by Jessica Thompson

Jessica Thompson is a fashion designer for her brand Jessica Louise and she creates amazing clothes: leopard print, girly pink bows, punk-rockabilly-anime style, in bright colors. She recently launched Cupcake Punk, a blogzine that features ‘creative people and focuses on a wide range of interests and topics‘. About Cupcake Punk: Cupcake Punk is a lighthearted, bright, colorful, and happy style of attitude, dress, and lifestyle. It’s a ...


French tech firm Atos wants to ban office e-mail

The idea may sound weird but it comes from Atos, an international information technology services company with annual 2010 pro forma revenues of EUR 8.6 billion and 74,000 employees in 42 countries. So the idea may not be weird after all. Here is what CNN wrote on the topic: To office workers everywhere struggling to stem the tide of messages filling their inbox, it probably sounds too good to be true. But a French tech company wants to make it a reality. ...


Yoko Ono visits Children’s school in Fukushima

Yoko Ono is a busy woman, just check the Imagine Peace website. You will find arts, petitions, news, projects… And the Imagine Peace Tower, a memorial to John Lennon in Iceland. But Yoko Ono doesn’t forget Japan, the country where she was born. She just visited a school in Fukushima: Yoko traveled to Fukushima today to visit a small elementary school. All 58 students of the school, including 30 children who transferred there after evacuating ...


Art in England: The felted world Felt Mistress

There are artists we like and we follow them on Twitter. Pete Fowler and Jon Burgerman are on the top list. And thanks to them, we discovered the highly talented Felt Mistess. She creates… creatures. Of all kind, really. And we love what she does!  But who is Felt Mistress? Felt Mistress AKA Louise Evans is a UK based stitcher and prolific tea drinker who creates a range of one-off bespoke creatures with her partner, illustrator Jonathan Edwards. ...






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