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‘Invisible’ Liu Bolin: Hiding in New York

http://www.ekfineart.com/html/exhibinfo.asp?exnum=1088 “Eli Klein Fine Art is pleased to present “Lost in Art,” Liu Bolin’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery.  New works by the internationally renowned “Invisible Man,” including his most recent collaboration with Harper’s Bazaar and fashion powerhouses Gaultier, Lanvin, Missoni, and Valentino, will be on display. In recent years, Liu Bolin has garnered […]

ULURU – There’s Magic Out There

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Oceaniaweb/factfile/Unique-facts-Oceania4.htm Uluru (also Ayers Rock or The Rock) is a large rock formation in central Australia, in the Northern Territory. It is located in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, 400 km southwest of Alice Springs. It is the second largest monolith in the world (after Mount Augustus, also in Australia), more than 318 metres (986 ft) […]

Once a Runner

Once a Runner captures the essence of what it means to be a competitive runner; to devote your entire existence to a single-minded pursuit of excellence. It has become one of the most beloved sports novels ever written. Originally self-published in 1978 and sold at road races out of the trunk of the author’s car, […]

The stone heads of Easter Island – moai and Hoa Hakanania’a

“The stone heads of Easter Island have cast an almost magical spell on anyone that has seen them – if only in a photograph. Though often eyeless, they still gaze along the shores of the island. What were they built for and who were the artisans of these mysterious creations?”  – Philip Coppens (www.philipcoppens.com) “Easter Island is […]

Didgeridoo, Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The natives of Australia, the Aborigines, trust this sacred instrument to converse with the spirits of the departed. The didgeridoo instrument is made from cutting a 1-2 meter section of a eucalyptus tree that has been hollowed out by hungry termites. Its performance consists of vibrating the lips while employing a circular breathingtechnique so that […]

Tangled – Real-life Rapunzel NATASHA MORAES de ANDRADE

Real-life  Rapunzel,  12, set  to  cut  hair  for  the  first  time … and  plans  to  sell  the  5ft  2in  mane  for  £3,500 By DEBORAH ARTHURS PUBLISHED: 12:53 GMT, 20 March 2012 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2117592/Natasha-Moraes-Andrade-Real-life-Rapunzel-12-cuts-hair-time.html#ixzz1pkS2F75y  A twelve-year-old girl who has been dubbed the real-life Rapunzel after refusing to cut her hair for her whole life is to cut it […]

Girl Child

From March/April2012 Volume 1/Issue 3