Monthly Archives: April 2009

It’s Official: Models Look Good

  “What would ‘Dovima With Elephants’ have been without Dovima?” the curator Kohle Yohannan said last week, referring to a celebrated Richard Avedon photograph of 1955 that depicted the attenuated mannequin Dovima (nee Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba) wearing a Christian … Continue reading

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Les bons conseils de l’ex-KGB en matière de terrorisme

  Comment éviter les écueils lorsqu’on veut commettre un acte terroriste sur le territoire de la Fédération de Russie ? Comment ne pas attirer l’attention des forces de sécurité en préparant un attentat ? Pour se prémunir contre les erreurs … Continue reading

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Hypatia de Alejandría, la primera mujer astrónoma

  Hypatia de Alejandría es considerada por muchos la primera mujer científica de la historia. En un tiempo en el que las mujeres no tenían acceso al saber, Hypatia consiguió abrirse camino en la ciencia y llegar a tener un … Continue reading

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A Year After Storm, Subtle Changes in Myanmar

  The grass, one year on, has finally taken hold in the salty soil of the cemeteries. The bodies, nearly 85,000 of them, have been fished from the rivers, dug from the mud, cleared from the ponds, put to rest. … Continue reading

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Le folklore de Java

  La malédiction a été terrassée ! Après six ans de silence discographique, les Parisiens de Java nous proposent enfin leur troisième album : Maudits Français. Un enregistrement lumineux où le "French flair" du combo fait mouche. Accordéon sautillant, textes hilarants et … Continue reading

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Pyongyang amenaza con una nueva prueba nuclear

  Corea del Norte reclamó hoy una disculpa del Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU por la condena al reciente lanzamiento de un cohete y amenazó con llevar a cabo una prueba nuclear si no la recibe.   Casi tres … Continue reading

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Six years after Saddam Hussein, Nouri al-Maliki tightens his grip on Iraq

  Baghdad has always produced more than its fair share of surreal conversations, but few can match the one I had with three Iraqi intelligence officers in the garden of a newly opened restaurant a few weeks ago. The three … Continue reading

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