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Minutiae Zeninism - New travel trend, may come your way soon - and hopefully be covered by less condescending  MC journalist too ::D
One day in June, a group of 17 people, mostly women wearing colorful outfits, got together at a scenic lakeside area at the foot of Mount Kita-Yatsugatake
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The debate just got technical :-)
 
Den nye standard WTF GIF:
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... Aber der Range ermittelt da doch...
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It really isn't all that long ago - and what a difference digital makes - refreshingly unsentimental  photography /20 years summary.  
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Stumbling over  this online whilst looking out on Gascon vineyards heavy with grapes  = surreal !
From the Guardian, picture of the day, no photography  credits given just this; . 17 July 2015 - A kangaroo on the Colmar Estate vineyard in Orange, New South Wales, Australia during the winter storm
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and today in Gascony it's 30°C plus....
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Seasonal indulgences : EXCELLENT ice -YOGHURT-cream  PRIMER

Easy to read, yet thoroughly researched and comprehensively explained  in order that that you can make informed choices -   :D
Froyo is having another moment, 30 years after it emerged as a low-fat altnerative to ice cream. Make your own to avoid the extra sugar and additives found in some shop-bought varieties – as well as the hefty price tag
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Asymmetrica is a new browser extension that groups sentences into segments to make reading on the web better.
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Desalination 101 - water conversion techniques...
Feature Photograph by United Nations Photo. Water. People. Salt. World. To illustrate the growing need for renewable and cost-effective desalination I’ll share the latest from Delhi. Then we’ll delve into the incredible breakthroughs and startups that are quickly going to change our access to water! According to a government report in 2013, Delhi loses 60 percent of its water …
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Sharing  and other deep social trends may just overturn established purely for profit based power structures. Utopians unite,  its holiday  time type feel good article for the socially minded. 

Other recommended holiday  reading http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/07/roughly-100-fantastic-pieces-of-journalism/390318/
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian
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New horizons :D
Would you like to know in which cities around the globe expats could make it on a shoestring budget? Take a closer look at the destinations listed below. Every year the international HR consultancy Mercer conducts its Cost of Living Survey, releasing a ranking of the most (and least) expensive cities for executive assignees. The survey takes into account the costs of 200 goods and services, including housing, transportation, food, and entertainm...
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17 July 2015 - A kangaroo on the Colmar Estate vineyard in Orange, New South Wales, Australia during the winter storm, published by the Guardian, but no photographer was accredited, shame, great pic! 
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Great infographics on who is winning and loosing in the international fine foodie stakes.
UK and France made up more than half of the 50 a decade ago but in 2015 they have just two and five respectively, in list whose outlook is becoming more global
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The best* show going, EU side, continues...

Amid further "check' moves by  über influential German Finance minster Schaeuble ( http://tinyurl.com/pqwkzpf  ) to pressure the Greeks to 'stand and deliver', another equally influential and  seasoned EU voice advocates for calm. 
*saddest, pending your viewpoint... 
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Passionate about food and Armagnac. Intrigued by IT, creativity & communication. Appreciative of design, photography and nature. Interested in cultural heritage and multicultural issues, though more likely to engage in actual social interaction than academic study.
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