Bye bye Zaha, hello fried egg! New designs unveiled for Tokyo Olympic stadium

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Zaha Hadids Tokyo 2020 stadium was proclaimed a national joke then scrapped. Now, its proposed replacements have been disclosed and they look like an egg and a stack of saucers It was compared to everything from a bike helmet to a potty, and allowed to spiraling to nearly doubled its budget, before being unceremoniously scrapped […]

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The art of making a jihadist

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We know about jihadists dedication to violence, but thats not the whole story, says expert Thomas Hegghammer. Theres a concealed culture of poetry, music and storytelling that sustains their ideology When Jihadi John, the Islamist terrorist who gloried in beheading captives, was uncovered as Mohammed Emwazi, a spokesman from Cagerecalled the west Londoner bringing posh […]

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Gifts To Humanity Pair Adorable Kittens With Shirtless Men And Win The Internet

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Cats are great. Attractive people are great. Cats posing alongside attractive people are the greatest. There’s something to be said for bloggers who mash up everything that restores our collective will to live. Take the folks over at Des Hommes et des Chatons, for example. When they started thinking about what the universe was lack, […]

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Megachurches: photographing America’s drab new cathedrals

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Lisa Anne Auerbach made a megazine of the structures hidden away from the centre of cities where thousands of people go to worship every week I started photographing megachurches as an oppositional idea, explains Lisa Anne Auerbach, a California photographer and artist. I had been doing a series about small free-standing businesses[ encapsulating] this idea […]

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16 Adorable Rescued Pets Before And After Their Adoptions

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As the proud proprietor of a rescued puppy, I know all too well what a difference a few days of love, good food, and a comfy puffed can do for a scared pet. While my dog was “just” malnourished, I’ve written about plenty of pups and kittens who watched God knows what in their past […]

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Matt Damon and Rooney Mara lead campaign against dog slaughter

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A host of Hollywood starrings, including Joaquin Phoenix and Minnie Driver, have recorded a video to protest the torturing and killing of 10,000 puppies in China Matt Damon has headed an impassioned video to shed light on a Chinese celebration that sees 10,000 puppies tortured and killed every year. The Compassion Project enlists a range […]

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