Portraits from the Streets of the Baltimore Uprising

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Artist and photographer Nate Larson from Baltimore photographed the Baltimore protests this week at North Avenue & Pennsylvania Avenue with his students. He was struck by the line of police blockading the street and made a portrait of each of the 27 officers comprising the human wall. He wanted to document and bear witness to the tragic events of last night.

Symphonic Node

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Our recommodation for the first of May 2015 is the Symphonic Node at the village of Paliomylos that is built in one of the most beautiful localities of Marathasa, in the southerners sides of Troodos, Cyprus.

Symphonic Node is organized by the art and research collective – pick nick – and it will take place on May 1st at 12:00 pm at Paliomylos.

Canal/Kanal Istanbul

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  • This kind of pictures you can find on real estate sites. They are already marketing the best spots on the Canal. Şöyle resimler emlak sayfalarında bulabilirsiniz. Onlar şimdiden rantı hesaplıyorlar.
  • The banks of the Canal are attractive real estate spots. Due to the limited space on the Bosporus, this will be the alternative. Canal manzaralı konutlar gözde rant bebekleri olacak. Boğazdaki Potansyal sinirli olduğundan dolayı, ikinci bir Boğaz yaratılıyor.
  • Obviously Dubai is one of the main archetypes regarding the architecture. Planlanan Mimarlik Dubai örnek almaktadır.
  • Eight bridges are planned on the Canal. Which means: lot's of money for construction firms and much potential for investments. Sekiz köprü planlanıyor Kanal'da. Bazı İnşaatçılar zengin olacak, ayrica yatırım için büyük firsat.

Yüksek Planlama Kurulu’nun 5.5 milyar TL tutacağı öngörülen inşaat işleri için vize verdiği Kanal İstanbul projesi kapsamında en az 8 köprü inşa edilmesi planlanıyor.

The High Planning Council is asuming £ 5.5 billion for the construction work of the Canal Istanbul project. Eight bridges are scheduled to be built. 

Abandoned Berlin – Blubbering Mess

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Blub, short for Berliner Luft- und Badeparadies (Berlin Air and Bathing Paradise), first opened in Britz beside the Teltow Canal at a cost of 44 million Deutschmark in February 1985. The “bathing paradise” quickly became one of West Berlin’s most popular swimming pool centers. They were humans initially.

ISIS Destruction and Looting of Antiquities

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  • Destruction of what appears to be a Sufi Shrine
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The rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) has seen untold damage done to the Middle East’s cultural heritage sites.

Santa’s Christmas Workshop in Yiwu

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Santa’s Christmas Workshop look like a sequin-covered slaughterhouse. Santa’s hat and the ornaments you hang on your tree aren’t made somewhere at Arctic Circle by eleves: they are made in sweatshops in the Chinese city of Yiwu, about 300 kilometers from Shanghai. It looks like the artist Anish Kapoor has been let loose with his wax cannon again.