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Friday Digest: Korea, Fukushima, Afghanistan

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. ...


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 Japan: Incredible Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami. We still wonder why it took us so long to post about him. Even if we usually choose unexpected artists, the ones you don’t read much about, we had to make an exception for Murakami. From “My Lonesome Cowboy” (1998), an anime-inspired sculpture of a masturbating boy, sold for $15.2 million at Sotheby’s, to the exhibit of his works at the Palace of Versailles in France in 2010, Takashi Murakami is always creative, ...


Friday Digest: W. Maathai, Fukushima, Libya

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: Solar storms, London, Japan

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. ...


Art in Japan: Wood sculptures by Yasuhiro Sakurai

Sometimes you click on a link and you make a great discover. That is exactly what happened to us when we followed a link on Juxtapoz website; it brought us to an article dedicated to Japanese artist Yasuhiro Sakurai. We never heard of him before and we wonder why we didn’t earlier. His wood sculptures, carved exclusively in Cypress wood, feature women with a variety of hairstyles: long, short, curly… These wall-mounted sculptures are ...


Friday Digest: Van Gogh, Ai Weiwei, Ban Ki-moon

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: Germany, H. Karzai, Windows 8

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: Uganda, Navy SEALs, Skype…

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. ...






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