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February 23rd, 2021

All posts published on February 23rd, 2021

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Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The huge parachute used by NASA’s Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out “Dare Mighty Things” in the... More »


Scotland's stages: how coronavirus lockdown will be eased


Unlike England’s roadmap, Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘strategic framework’ avoids setting specific datesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a “cautious and gradual” plan for how coronavirus lockdown measures will be... More »


The African/American Table


Black people are foundational to the culinary identity of the United States. This is the thesis of African/American: Making the Nation’s Table, a virtual exhibit from the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD). With text, historic artifacts, and a series of virtual ... More »

‘We’re Reclaiming Beer Because It’s Ours’


The overwhelmingly white image of beer culture erases a much longer, far-reaching narrative of Black brewing  In a 1995 article in the Journal of Black Studies, Kenneth Christmon describes an interaction between the French ethnographer Marcel Griaule and a Dog... More »


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