Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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Culture
The Wider Image: Mongolia's reindeer herders fear lost identity

Mongolia’s Reindeer Herders Fear Lost Identity under Hunting Ban

By Thomas Peter and Natalie Thomas TSAGAANNUUR, Mongolia (Reuters) Erdenebat Chuluu, a nomadic herder, shouts words of encouragement to the reindeer he is riding “Chu!, Chu!,”...
Dutch art dealer Six poses next to a Rembrandt painting called "Portrait of a Young Man" at Hermitage Amsterdam

Dutch Art Dealer Discovers First ‘New’ Rembrandt in 44 Years

By Bart H. Meijer AMSTERDAM (Reuters) Dutch art dealer Jan Six made the discovery of a lifetime at an auction house in 2016, when he...
Designer Tonu Kukk holds a paper with a design of Kanepi municipality's flag and coat of arms featuring a cannabis leaf after the municipality council's vote in Polgaste

Estonian District Adopts Cannabis Flag after Online Poll

KANEPI, Estonia (Reuters) A local government in Estonia has narrowly approved using a flag with an image of a cannabis leaf as its symbol...
Reflections of tourists and canal houses are seen in the window of the Anne Frank museum in Amsterdam

Hidden Pages in Anne Frank’s Diary – Corny Jokes and Sex...

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) Anne Frank once taped over two pages in her diary with brown sticky paper, leaving a small puzzle as to what...
Author Wolfe stands with U.S. President George W. Bush in Washington

‘Bonfire of The Vanities’ Author Tom Wolfe Dead at 88

By Bill Trott (Reuters) Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of "new journalism" who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including...
The Met Gala 2018 “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”

Goddesses, Angels and A Pope Rock Catholic-Inspired Met Gala

(Reuters) Katy Perry came as an archangel, Rihanna dressed like the pope, and Kim Kardashian was a golden goddess for New York's Met Gala on...
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