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Short History of TANGO

Short History of TANGO

We explain how the tango started in the slums and went on to conquer the world. No doubt you’ve seen a tango in the movies – or maybe even danced one yourself. These days it’s one of the most popular dances in the world, celebrated for its fire and its passion. But where does the …

The ballet that incited a riot – Iseult Gillespie

The ballet that incited a riot – Iseult Gillespie

We typically think of ballet as harmonious, graceful and polished– hardly features that would trigger a riot. But at the first performance of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring,” audience members were so outraged that they drowned out the orchestra. Accounts of the event include people hurling objects at the stage, challenging each other to …

Spanish-American War | Animated History

Spanish-American War | Animated History

Anything to report? Nope. All is calm. Wait! There! Is that an explosive mine!? Oh, that? That’s a banana-rat. Thing’s the size of a doberman. Yeah, disgusting, isn’t it. Well, everything’s fine then. Yup. Yup. Yup. Yup. Did I mention I retire in two days? Really. That’s gre– Remember when Spain was the most dominant …

Fuli’s parents [History Maker]

Fuli’s parents [History Maker]

Can you hear my heartbeat? Tired of feeling never enough. I… close my eyes and tell myself that my dreams will come true There’ll be no more darkness when you believe in yourself you are unstoppable Where your destiny lies, dancing on the blades, you set my heart on fire Don’t stop us now, the …

Halloween Animated History

Halloween Animated History

ေဟာလို၀င္းေန့ဆိုတာ ဘာလဲ..အဲ့ေန့ကိုႏွစ္တိုင္း ေအာက္တိုဘာလ ၃၁ ရက္ေန့မွာ ျဗိတိန္ႏ္ုိင္ငံနဲ့ ေျမာက္အေမရိကားႏိုင္ငံနဲ့ တျခားအာရွႏိုင္ငံေတြမွာပါ က်င္းပၾကပါတယ္။ တျခား အားလပ္ရက္ေတြလိုပဲ.ေဟာလို၀င္းေန့က ခရစ္ယာန္ရိုးရာဓေလ့နဲ့ ႐ုပ္ပြား-႐ုပ္တု-ဆင္းတု-ကိုးကြယ္သူ။ အယူလြဲသူ။ ဒိ႒ိ။ paganlism မိစာၦဒိ႒ိအယူဝါဒ။ ႐ုပ္တု-ဆင္းတု-႐ုပ္ပြား-ကိုးကြယ္ျခင္း ဓေလ့ သမိုင္းကေန ဆင္းသက္လာတာျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ လြန္ခဲ့တဲ့ ႏွစ္ေပါင္းႏွစ္ေထာင္ေလာက္က ဆစ္လို့ေခၚတဲ့ လူေတြရွိခဲ့ပါတယ္။ အဲ့ဒီလူမ်ိဳးေတြက ခုေတာ့ အိုင္ယာလန္နဲ့ ျပင္သစ္ႏိုင္ငံေျ မာက္ပိုင္းေဒသေတြမွာေနထိုင္ျကပါတယ္။ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ ၁ရက္ေန့က သူတို့ရဲ့ ႏွစ္သစ္ New Year’s day ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ျပီးေတာ့ သူတို့က New Year မတိုင္ခင္ည ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၃၁ ရက္ မွာ ရွင္သန္ျခင္းနဲ့ေသဆံုးျခင္းတို့ အတူတူ လာၾကတယ္လို့ ယံုၾကည္ၾကပါတယ္။ ေနာက္ လြန္ခဲ့တဲ့နွစ္တစ္ေထာင္ေလာက္ ခရစ္ယာန္ဘုရားေက်ာင္းမွာ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ …

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

The attacking infantry advances steadily, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but enemy cavalry flanks him from the rear. Escape is impossible. But this isn’t a real war– nor is it just a game. Over the roughly one-and-a-half millennia of its existence, chess has been known as a …

Telling a Story from the Inside Out

Telling a Story from the Inside Out

Hi, I’m Michael. This is Lessons from the Screenplay. A popular piece of advice for writers is to “write what you know.” While I do think a story’s emotional authenticity comes from the storyteller’s own experience, I don’t like the stagnation this phrase encourages. Instead, I prefer: “write what you want to know.” Because, in …