Spoek Mathambo is a post-Apartheid glam-rap prince from Soweto. Breaking the notion and stereotype expectations of African musicians, his tunes don’t sound South African – no longer looking back on cultural ties, while fusing beats and sounds from synth mixers & samplers to kwaito beats…chill
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Older adults with too much salt in diet and too little exercise at greater risk of cognitive decline:
he finding, which appeared online Aug. 22 in the journal Neurobiology of Aging, ahead of print publication, may have significant public health implications, emphasizing the importance of addressing multiple lifestyle factors that can impact brain health.
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I’m only about 45 minutes into the film right now, but I thought I’d go ahead and post this thing real quick. Right now, anything related to the love letters, to Aga, really works for me, but I’m struggling with the comedic elements of the film. We’ll see if this changes, but I think the love-story element of the letters (especially the visuals that accompanied the first one being read out loud), is altogether really powerful. I do agree that the cultural divide is what makes this difficult to get into comically. (We’ll see if my thoughts change!)
I really enjoyed the bleakness of Kurosawa’s adaptation here, overshadowing even one of the darkest of Shakespearean tragedies. As much as King Lear influenced the plot line, the biographical elements of Akira Kurosawa’s struggles late in his career and the anxiety of mutually ensured destruction from the Cold War added layers to the character of Hidetora. Kurosawa’s graphic depiction of massacre and suicide reaches levels of apocalypse out of Revelation, but Tango (the Earl of Kent of this version) confirms that the gods are powerless and cannot save humanity “from ourselves.” Only the blind man Tsurumaru survives, as Hidetora predicted but saw as himself, “at the edge of a precipice, bereft of his god (after dropping his scroll of the Buddha), in a darkening world.” Although it was a classical story in a medieval setting, I found the allegories highly relevant. Obviously an epic story needs a lot of time and a sprawling narrative, but the color schemes helped me follow the characters and the shifting armies and loyalties.
My name is Nerea and I’m from Spain, we were going to be the first in this proyect, but some people of another city send their footprints before. My footprint is about 6000 kg, i can’t remember it clearly right now, but i thing that’s not too much, isn’t it?
Hi! I’ve a link about the internet and the energy, it’s in spanish so i’m gonna tell you what is it, it tell us the consume electric of the internet is very high, and every year the footprint of the world is a 2% more because our masive use of internet, the internet will be expanded in equal mode in Africa and Asia in the future so imagine!
And it tell us too, the social nets like twitter, facebook or something like that are very catastrophic because the millions of messages in a month of everybody.
I’m not a good example of ecologist because i use the social nets but i´m very worried for that.
If you want you can click thee link and have a look, it’s very interesting, if you don´t understand spanish sorry sorry
And sorry for my english, i’m not perfect!