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Art Palette From interior design to fashion, color plays a fundamental role in expression, communicating personality, mood and emotion. Art Palette lets you choose a color palette, and using a combination of computer vision algorithms, it matches artworks from cultural institutions from around the world with your selected hues. See how Van Gogh's Irises share a connection of color with a 16th century Iranian folio and Monet’s water lilies. You can also snap a photo of your outfit today or your home decor and can click through to learn about th... Read More »

BMW Art & Culture is calling for applications for the BMW Residency dedicated to Photography, at GOBELINS, the School of Visual Arts Paris

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After 6 years of partnership with the Nicéphore Nièpce Museum, and as the BMW Group just celebrated his 100 years, BMW Group France confirms the new direction of the 2018 Residency through its partnership with GOBELINS, the School of Visual Arts in Paris, for the second consecutive year. For this new edition, BMW, which has always fostered a pioneering spirit, is more than ever putting the emphasis on experimentation. This is why GOBELINS was a natural choice for BMW; the two companies sharing the same values of excellence and innovation. ... Read More »

Harry Potter author JK Rowling to be made Companion of Honour at Buckingham Palace

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Rowling, who is also marking two decades since the publication of the first book in her best-selling series, has been honoured for services to literature and philanthropy. The 52-year-old will be decorated with the rare title, befitting of one of her fantastical characters, in addition to her OBE, which she was awarded in 2001. Membership of the Order of the Companions of Honour, established in 1917 by George V, is a special award held by only 65 people at any one time, and recognises services of national importance. Rowling, whose fir... Read More »

A Constitutional Democracy — Voices and Votes

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Falls Church, VA, June 11, 2016 -- IN THIS BOOK, AUTHOR EDWARD DELON DISCUSSES fundamental democratic principles by EXPRESSING the purpose and function of government through THE PRISM OF America's history. DELON PROVIDES AN EXPLANATION OF why citizens are ESSENTIAL stakeholders in preserving the "Republic" of the United States of America. TO THAT END, THE AUTHOR CITES constitutional articles and amendments, and Supreme Court decisions to explain historical and current events such as economic policy, AS WELL AS THE DEBATE SURROUNDING ener... Read More »

Rolling Stones’ Shocking Snub of Trump Prompts Indie Country Star to Respond

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After learning the Rolling' Stones asked Donald Trump to not play any of their music at his campaign events, Indie country star Luanne Hunt offers the candidate an original tune to use, free of charge. The song is titled "The Last of the Brave Ones" and Hunt says it is a fitting tribute to Trump, pointing out his bravery and other unique attributes. Shocked upon hearing that the Rolling Stones asked Donald Trump to stop using their songs at his campaign events, independent country music star Luanne Hunt announced today the candidate is welco... Read More »

The 55th digital edition of EYES IN Magazine features the World’s Most Innovative Creators

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EYES IN™ Magazine has released the interactive 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine, which explores the innovation from leaders in the fields of design, technology, film, culture and science. The 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine explores the innovation from leaders in the fields of technology, science, design, culture and film. The 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine explores the furniture designs of the talented Stelios Mousarris; the work of director Rick Smolan, and the use of virtual reality in the surgical room with ... Read More »

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® nominated artist encourages Canadians to get involved as Duracell looks to donate $100,000 to Children’s Miracle Network and batteries to hospital playrooms

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For the ninth year in a row, Duracell’s ‘Powering Holiday Smiles’ campaign will donate a year’s supply of batteries to member children’s hospitals across Canada in order to power lifesaving medical devices and the thousands of playroom toys and games that children and their families will be using this holiday season and beyond. In addition, for every pack of Duracell batteries that Canadians purchase at Walmart from November 25th to December 31st 2015 Duracell will donate to Children’s Miracle Network, with the goal to raise $100,000. To learn ... Read More »

The Detroit Deliverance Singers release their brand new CD

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The Detroit Deliverance Singers to release their Brand New, never before heard holiday CD, The Greatest Gift Of All! Other new songs on the album include celebrational music such as, Ain't That Good News, and Secret Closet. This all new cd is just for that person who has been waiting for something different but great! Log on to http://www.godsoundmusic.com, and get your copy today! Add a new, and exciting flavor to your holiday. Available December 1, 2015. Many, many people are still being blessed by our God Is So Good cd project, as w... Read More »

Tools To Improve Reading

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See-N-Read Reading Tools are research based products aimed at overcoming moderate to severe reading difficulties in people of all ages. The tools use a proven, research-based and classroom-tested approach to improve reading, thinking and learning skills. It offers the users an ability to develop unique strategies to improve comprehension, along with the confidence that can retain and apply knowledge in the real-world setting. Developed by Dr. Sylvia R. Smith, the tools were originally designed to help students increase their reading speed by m... Read More »

Amazon Releases a Collection of Original Holiday Music Available Exclusively for Streaming on Prime Music with Indie for the Holidays

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“We always want to deliver something special to our customers and Indie for the Holidays is the next great way we’re connecting customers with not only new, original holiday music but with amazing artists and bands that they may not have discovered yet,” stated Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. “We’re excited to follow last year’s popular All Is Bright holiday collection with songs from some of today’s best indie artists for customers to enjoy throughout the season.” “It’s been a really fun, unique experience working with Amazon an... Read More »

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