Human Universals: What Makes Us Human?

On May 11, 2019 by Tim Newman

In the 1990s, an anthropologist published a list of “human universals” — traits, behaviors, and the like, that all humans share. It is a fascinating glimpse into the human condition. Image credit These...

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PHOTOS: The Skies Of Brighton And Beyond

On March 17, 2019 by Tim Newman

I am an amateur photographer; I am so amateur, in fact, that the only camera I own is attached to my phone. I’m also a huge fan of the sky. These two things...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fórn — Rights Of Despair

On March 3, 2019 by Tim Newman

Doom metal has morphed wildly over the last few decades. It has left the cold comfort of the shadows and now lies, gasping for breath in the searing light of the full moon....

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Artist Turns Old Dolls Into Haunting Hyperreal Toys

On March 2, 2019 by Tim Newman

Some bloke from Ukraine picks up old dolls from charity shops and bins, and repaints their faces. It’s a simple idea, but the results are quite incredible. I must admit, I’m not a...

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PHOTOS: Cars Stuck In Lake Baikal

On March 2, 2019 by Tim Newman

Lake Baikal in Russia is huge. In fact, as far as volume is concerned, it’s the biggest lake in the world. It holds 20 percent of all the unfrozen fresh surface water on...

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Why Do We Remember the Vikings Only as Vicious Warriors?

On January 3, 2019 by Muelo

The Vikings have become prominent figures in today’s popular culture, with their history and mythos providing inspiration to diverse forms of media and imagery. When people think of a Viking, they think of...

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Awesome Photos From Russia: Christmas Special

On December 23, 2018 by Tim Newman

Merry Yuletide, Crimble spirit, one and all. Welcome to a very special festive issue of Awesome Photos From Russia With Love. The following mirth-filled photos are loosely based around Christmas in Russia and...

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How Brazilian Culture Has Been Shaped by Africa

On November 24, 2018 by Tim Newman

Brazil, the largest country in South America and the 4th largest democracy in the world, is a melting pot in the truest of senses. The giant country boasts one of the most genetically...

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Interesting Facts About the History Of Halloween

On November 14, 2018 by Muelo

Halloween is a traditional event that millions of people around the world enjoy on an annual basis. They do so in a variety of ways, including dressing up and going out trick or...

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Ferdinand Keller: Bleak Magnificence

On November 3, 2018 by Tim Newman

Ferdinand Keller was born in 1842 in Karlsruhe, Germany. His father, who was a civil engineer, was awarded a contract designing infrastructure in Brazil in 1857. Ferdinand and his brother Franz accompanied him....

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