A brief history of the EPCOT Center and what it was meant to be

Disney World’s Magic Kingdom opened 50 years ago this week. That’s great and all, but let’s talk about another Disney World anniversary with a lot more intrigue: the opening of the EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982. The thing is, EPCOT was not meant to be an amusement park. It was initially proposed as a full-fledged “city of the future”, ...

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Designer of the day: Richard Brendon – SURFACE

Here we ask designers to take a selfie and give us a glimpse into their lives. Age: 34 Occupation: Designer and founder of Richard brendon. Instagram: @richardbrendonstudio Hometown: London. Workshop location: London. Describe what you do: Tableware using traditional artisan methods but with contemporary shapes and designs. The most important thing you have ever designed: My first collection, Reflect. If ...

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So ‘Squid Game’ made you thirsty for Gong Yoo. Now what?

You watched the Squid game slap scene several times. It made you feel things, little vile things. You want to do unspeakable acts for this psychopathic salesperson. You are ready to put yourself down in a way that you never thought possible. Yes, you were a lousy little pervert before, but this man offers to introduce yourself as “just a ...

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Climate activists demand action at Millennium Park protests – The Columbia Chronicle

Millennium Park is usually packed with tourists gathered to take photos of their reflection in Cloud Gate. But last Friday, Adrian Ostrow had other plans. Ostrow led a group of demonstrators, made up of around thirty students from Chicago Chapter of Fridays for Future – a local, non-profit organization run by young people and part of the international community The ...

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This army sent scouts to find the mythical city of Shangri La

An earthly paradise, a place of unimaginable beauty, a breathtaking community cut off from the rest of the world could best describe the mythical city of Shangri La. As James Hilton, a British author imagines, Shangri La is a hilly utopia where people live in harmony with less likelihood of aging quickly Similar to other mythical places like Atlantis and ...

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Friends and colleagues remember Professor Jules Chametzky from UMass

AMHERST – He was, by all accounts, a leading literary scholar, writer and publisher, an expert on American Jewish and ethnic literatures. He was also one of the founders of The Massachusetts Review, the Five College literary journal which recently won the Whiting Literary Magazine Prize 2021, a $ 60,000 prize for “finely written and imaginative stories from around the ...

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The person most interested in history (book review)

Through Frank Turek, Contributor to the CP editorial | Friday 01 October 2021 Unsplash / Emiliano Vittoriosi Why are murders so interesting to us? Some of the more popular podcasts, videos, and headlines are about high-profile homicides. We are often engrossed in the prime suspect who cops often refer to as “the person of interest.” Are the headlines obsessed with ...

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New Garden City history book available at the library

Through Editorial team | to September 30, 2021 “Garden city: the first 150 years” by Constantine E. Theodosiou and Emmanuel C. Theodosiou Garden city: the first 150 years By Constantine E. Theodosiou and Emmanuel C. Theodosiou, Foreword by Garden City resident and village historian William A. Bellmer The Father-Son History Team Constantine E. and Emmanuel C. Theodosiou are proud to ...

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