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    Culture & Art

    Ago 1, 2015

    Top education

    As Asian powers rise, the University of Tokyo is trying to strengthen its reputation as a globally relevant institute of higher learning. Internationalization is nothing new for the University of Tokyo (UTokyo), although it remains a...

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    Culture & Art

    Jul 1, 2015

    Extraordinary glassmaking

    Bohemian glass, sometimes referred to as Bohemia crystal, is glass produced in the regions of Bohemia and Silesia, now parts of the Czech Republic. It has a centuries long history of being internationally...

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    Culture & Art

    Jul 1, 2015

    Amusing families for 65 years

    Bergantino is a small town in north-east Italy, with a long tradition of carousel making since the 1940's. Known as "The Village of the Ride", many of its inhabitants have devoted their careers to the production of expertly crafted amusement...

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    Culture & Art

    Jul 1, 2015

    Weaves of cotton

    Pakistan is today one of the main producers of textiles in the world, accounting for about 9 % of the textile needs, producing several types of textile products: cotton spinning (yarn), cotton weaving (cloth), cotton fabric, home textiles,...

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    Culture & Art

    Jun 28, 2015

    Toys are fun

    Famosa Toys is one of the biggest toymakers in the world, manufacturing 14 brands with different product lines. From classical dolls to modern motorized toys, the spanish group wants to evolve constantly and innovate everyday.

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    Culture & Art

    Mai 1, 2015

    Training for excellence

    Majestic mountain ranges, the world's most famous pocket knives and bastionary banking are just a few of the things that come to mind when thinking about Switzerland. With its amazing cuisine, four national languages, horological...

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    Culture & Art

    Mai 1, 2015

    Hollywood's favourites

    Ever wondered where all the horse tack seen in famous movies, such as Lord of the Rings, Prince of Persia and others where made? If you have, here's the answer: in Portugal. More precisely, a Portuguese family in Leiria, Portugal.

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  • Culture & Art

    Abr 1, 2015

    The Forgotten Instrument

    Russian physicist and inventor Lev Termen created the Theremin, the first electronic musical instrument in history. Unknown to many people, its unique sound is embedded in the world's pop-culture.