Thursday, November 05, 2009

Archaeologists Excavate for Federico Garcia Lorca's Remains

I never realized his remains were missing - so sad: "Work has begun to excavate a grave in southern Spain that is believed to contain the remains of the poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca." Via news.bbc.co.uk

Some more web news:

From http://www.briansolis.com/ (one of the most brilliant social media minds on the web): Social Media Influencers are not Traditional Influencers - a great piece on how online influencers with large followings are not always real world/offline influencers.

"http://www.poetryspeaks.com/ was launched by Sourcebooks this week, which has published the successful Poetry Speaks book series for nearly a decade. The new website is designed to serve as a social networking venue for poets and poetry lovers, as well as a business and marketing engine for poets and poetry presses."

First Bilingual Educational Toy Brand, Ingenio(TM), Hits the U.S. Market

Is It Better To Be Mixed Race? In this documentary from the UK, Aarathi Prasad, a geneticist and mother of a mixed race child, sets out to challenge the ideas of racial purity and examines provocative claims that there are in fact biological advantages to being mixed race. I've always heard of these biological advantages in every biology and anthropology class I've ever taken.

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