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Mustafa Maluka (born November Cape Town, South Africa) is an artist and cultural analyst. He is known for theatrically confronting the intersection of contemporary critical theory and global politics with his provocative large-scale portraits. Critical Theory, African Diaspora, Black Artists, Cape Town, Figurative Art, South Africa, Scale, Art Gallery, November

Mustafa Maluka (born November 21, 1976, Cape Town, South Africa) is an artist and cultural analyst. He is known for theatrically confronting the intersection of contemporary critical theory and global politics with his provocative large-scale portraits.

Sir Jeffrey Amherst wrote a letter regarding the use of smallpox blankets as a weapon against Native Americans. Native Americans, Warfare, 18th Century, Weapon, Nativity, Blankets, Lettering, History, Artwork

Did Colonists Give Infected Blankets to Native Americans as Biological Warfare?

There’s evidence that British colonists in 18th-century America gave Native Americans smallpox-infected blankets at least once—but did it work?

Are myths making the Ebola outbreak worse? Slums, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Health Education, One In A Million, The Cure

Are myths making the Ebola outbreak worse? - CNN

More than 1,200 people have died as the deadliest ever outbreak of Ebola takes hold in West Africa, but despite information campaigns, fear is spreading even more quickly than the virus itself.

ATLANTA (AP) — Under pressure to boost the U. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is rapidly growing. Leading From Behind, Euro, Blood Donation, Big Government, Other Countries, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Barack Obama, Troops

The black market for Ebola survivors’ blood

Ebola has infected nearly 4,800 people. It has killed more than 2,400. And now a black market for the blood of its survivors is emerging in the epicenter of the outbreak.

Meet the artist who transforms sneakers into gas masks Meet The Artist, Artist At Work, Famous Graffiti Artists, David Walker, Different Forms Of Art, Visit China, Artist Aesthetic, The Next Big Thing, Artist Names

Meet the artist who transforms sneakers into gas masks

A clean pair of sneakers on its own is a work of art. Sneakerheads will lineup for hours and stay up all night online — they’ll do just about anything for that special pair. But in Northern C…

High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DR Congo Importance Of Respect, African States, Body Fluid, Health Ministry, Culture Shock, East Bay, West Africa, Congo, Cemetery

High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DR Congo

Gloved Red Cross workers handled the burial, which took place in silence and without a religious ceremony.

The online marketplace is rife with books advocating scientifically unproven and potentially fatal "treatments" for autism, including chemical baths and drugs intended for arsenic poisoning Vaccines And Autism, Self Treatment, Best Amazon Prime Series, National Autistic Society, Autistic Children, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Vulnerability

Amazon sells 'autism cure' books that suggest children drink toxic, bleach-like substances

The online marketplace is rife with books advocating scientifically unproven and potentially fatal "treatments" for autism, including chemical baths and drugs intended for arsenic poisoning

Nice Tablet Skins photos - Check out these tablet skins images: Child with meales Image by Julien Harneis Over 800 children have fallen ill with measles in the last two months, it is a major epidemic. In the developed world measles is a minor Whooping Cough, Zika Virus, Medical Journals, Urgent Care, Muscle Spasms, Science, Buzzfeed News, Countries

Measles Are Coming Back Around The World, And The Reasons Should Make Us Ashamed

The world has not done enough to improve vaccination coverage, and now, measles is experiencing a resurgence in nearly every corner of the globe.

The Way Roald Dahl Shut Down Anti-Vaxxers After Losing His Daughter To Measles Is Surprisingly Relevant Today Roald Dahl Books, Letter To Parents, Important Life Lessons, Losing A Child, 7 Year Olds, Children's Literature, Bored Panda, Baby Strollers, Baby Kids

The Way Roald Dahl Shut Down Anti-Vaxxers After Losing His Daughter To Measles Is Surprisingly Relevant Today

My favorite author as a child, Roald Dahl's books filled my imagination with tales of wonder and adventure while teaching me important life lessons about kindness, independent thought, and humility. Nearly 20 years after his passing, this brilliantly insightful man is still inspiring the minds of people young and old, and his writing is just as relevant as ever.

Study finds failure of English language medical journals to comply with international ethical standards Collaborative Divorce, Organ Transplant, Medical Journals, Amnesty International, Medical News, Weird Stories, Prison, Health Care, Chinese

Call for retraction of 400 scientific papers amid fears organs came from Chinese prisoners

Study finds failure of English language medical journals to comply with international ethical standards

Cuba's Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify — all without the internet - Vox Cuba History, Netflix, Economic Environment, Bring It To Me, Big Screen Tv, Online Publications, Internet, Tv Channels, Tech News

This is Cuba's Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify — all without the internet

How media smugglers get Taylor Swift, Game of Thrones, and the New York Times to Cubans every week.

The latest project by photographer and digital artist, Osborne Macharia. This is the story of a special unit of 4 women in a small village within Kipipiri Forest. They were the wives to 4 of the Ma… Afro Art, Ex Machina, African Diaspora, Afro Punk, African American Art, Black Artists, Photo Series, Dieselpunk, Instagram

Osborne Macharia’s latest work highlights the unsung achievements of Kenya’s female freedom fighters | Design Indaba

The Kenyan social media favourite is back with a new photo series.

People caught and died from plague long before it caused major epidemics like the Black Death in the middle ages. Could what scientists call cultural resistance be what kept the disease under control? Bubonic Plague, Last Rites, Doomsday Prepping, Mortality Rate, Black Death, Health Lessons, Show Us, 14th Century, North Africa

How infectious diseases have shaped our culture, habits and language

Despite being so small they can't be seen with the naked eye, pathogens that cause human disease have greatly affected the way humans live for centuries.

Salman Rushdie writes that, historically, the truth has always been a contested idea, but that literature has the power to make people agree on the truths of the great constant: human nature. Salman Rushdie, Truth And Lies, Human Nature, The New Yorker, Good Books, Literature, This Is Us, Old Things, Culture

Salman Rushdie on Truth, Lies, and Literature

Salman Rushdie writes that, historically, the truth has always been a contested idea, but that literature has the power to make people agree on the truths of the great constant: human nature.

Why the Victorians were colour blind. In the century, race mattered far less than social distinction: a West African tribal chief was unquestionably superior to an East End costermonger. By Kenan Malik New Statesman, Way Of Life, Real Life, Logs, Sentences, The Book, Science Fiction, Growing Up, Britain

How can we teach objectivity in a post-truth era?

I believe that cows chew cud, pigs can’t fly, and night is darker than day, and also that there is water between Dover and Calais. When I believe these things, I believe them to be true. And I certainly hope that you believe them, too. Any of us could continue the list indefinitely for ourselves. Some might put things on the list that others doubt, but there will inevitably be a great deal of overlap. Even Donald Trump has not tweeted that the USA lies north of Canada. Scepticism about…