Thousand years

GV Art Gallery explores “Canal by Canal” with Jason Reblando – Grand Valley Lanthorn

The Grand Valley State University Art Gallery on Friday hosted documentary photographer Jason Reblando as part of its “On The Wall Artist Talk” series. The event took place in person and on zoom, and featured an in-depth discussion with Reblando about his work. The lectures focused specifically on his photography exhibitions at GVSU, “Canal By Canal”, exhibited in the gallery ...

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Firefighters wrap California’s most famous trees in aluminum forest fire protection at KNP complex

Some of California’s most popular and treasured trees are under threat as the KNP Complex wildfire spreads inside the Sequoia National Forest. The blaze was watched inside the Giant Forest, which is home to General Sherman Tree and four guards. In an effort to protect the trees, firefighters covered them on Friday with aluminum wrap that could withstand the fire. ...

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7,000-year-old hill represents civilization and culture of Qom, official says

TEHRAN – The 7,000-year-old Qoli Darvish hill in Qom province shows the age and originality of the province’s civilization and culture, the provincial deputy head of tourism said. Several ancient artefacts such as a temple, pottery tools and a water supply system have been unearthed in this area, proving that Qom once housed an ancient civilization, Ammar Kavusi said on ...

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Street renamed after 10 years of “I Am The Greatest” project and 8th annual “I Am The Greatest” Beach Bash fundraiser

BENTON HARBOR, Michigan (WNDU) – The annual “I Am The Greatest” Beach Bash is back to raise funds for youth. The ARS Gallery Arts and Culture Center has partnered with Third Coast Surf Shop, North Pier Brewing and the Sauve Art Foundation to host the “I Am The Greatest Beach Bash” for the 8th consecutive year. The end of the ...

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“It was much more emotional and personal”

Angelina Jolie will play Thena in Eternals directed by Chloe Zhao (Photo credit: Wikipedia, IMDb) There is only one word that can accurately explain the expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it is unstoppable. The studio is launching the biggest name and bringing new characters to life to move the universe forward. One of the most sought-after stars to ...

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DNA analysis sheds light on Minoan and Mycenaean genetic origins

“Saffron Gatherer” from a Minoan fresco in Akrotiri, Santorini. Credit: public domain For the first time, scientists have obtained genetic material and analyzed the genome sequences of ancient Minoans and Mycenaeans, who lived three to five thousand years ago. The new analysis suggests that the Minoans and Mycenaeans share much of their genetic makeup. Dr. Iosif Lazaridis, of Harvard Medical ...

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Manu Minute: A good Moa to you

In Hawaiʻi, you have the opportunity to see a multitude of beautiful birds, ranging from the lianas that dot our forests to the sandpipers along our coasts, and even the seabirds that make their home in the heart of our cities! There are also a ton of chickens. The islands, and Kauaʻi in particular, are home to thousands of wild ...

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People in the Russian Arctic take a stand to protect their environment

About two years ago, mass protests in the Russian region of Arkhangelsk forced the Moscow authorities to abandon their plans to build a giant landfill near the village of Shiyes. The success of this “Stop Shiyes” struggle launched an ecological movement in the arctic region and ushered in a more environmentally friendly local leadership. It has also sown surprisingly divergent ...

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