Corruption-stained builder unveils Rio Olympic projects

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – A big construction company embroiled in Brazil’s sprawling corruption scandal on Thursday showed off its legacy projects for next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Coin-Sized Illustrations of the UAE from Mariam AbbasTo see more miniature drawings by Mariam, follow @mariamabbas_ on Instagram. She’s the busy mother of three boys, but Mariam Abbas (@mariamabbas_) makes time to draw — on her terms. “Detail takes a very long time, so I do miniature drawings,” the 32-year-old illustrator says. Armed with razor-sharp pencils, Mariam spends small pockets of time (adding up to a total of eight to 12 hours!) on her coin-sized illustrations inspired by the United Arab Emirates. “You don’t see much of the old in Dubai anymore,” Mariam says. In a city known for being ultramodern, many of Mariam’s drawings are a nod to a cherished heritage.

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La leçon difficile 1884: William-Adolphe Bouguereau — euzicasa

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (La Rochelle, 30 novembre 1825 – La Rochelle, 19 agosto 1905) è stato un pittore e docente francese appartenente alla corrente dell’accademismo. La leçon difficile 1884 95 x 61 cm Collection particulière

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BARACK OBAMA EN SEVILLA: EL CAOS… by Alfonso M. Becker — Ramrock’s Blog

Originally posted on WRITE IN THE GLOBAL JUNGLE: No vaya usted a Sevilla, Obama, quédese en Waikiki… La verdad es que no sé por qué le aprecian tanto en España. Mucho antes de que accediera a la Casa Blanca, ya aplaudían su llegada como si el presidente de los Estados Unidos fuese a venir todos…

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Looking up to the Sky — Thirdeyemom

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow”. – Helen Keller Lately I’ve been a lot of looking up. Craning my neck to look up to the sky and watch the clouds move or capture the illustrious hues of a summer sunset in Minnesota. For me, looking up has always been […]

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