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Mexico on the Skin, A Synesthesia Festival in Xcaret


Sung by singers at the lavish park Xcaret, “México en la piel” (Mexico on the Skin), is the Grand Finale for the musical “México Espectacular” (Spectacular Mexico). This show, a celebration of “synesthesia” – a stimulus that captivates each of the senses and invites them to travel through time and cosmos simultaneously- allows the audience to experience the history of […]

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The Route of Quinua

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By María Clara de Greiff Quinua, also known as quinoa, is the quintessential Andean seed grown in the Andes of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile. For more than 5,000 years, it has been consumed by the Andean people almost as much as potato. Currently, Bolivia stands out as one of the largest producers of this nutritious seed; which has […]

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Making an Impression: The College Interview


  By Susy Brown Interviews are opportunities given to prospective students and colleges to yield good impressions. It helps to see if the college is a good match for the student and the student for the university. Most of that college interview is meant to help and rarely to put the student in an uncomfortable situation to make him/her feel […]

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Americas’ Tour 66′

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Taking the Brotherhood Flag of the Americas by Motorcycle From the furthest point in the south to the farthest up north, three men are driving across the American continent by motorcycle. Traveling from Argentina to Alaska and from end to end, these three men bring hope on a motorcycle. Starting out in Brazil on April 1, they drove across Uruguay […]

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Pinterest, Why use It?

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Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites in the world, with over 100 million visitors a month in the United States alone.  A network that connects mostly women (which make up 80% of the accounts), who share, via multiple boards, their hobbies and interest, inspiration, ideas and more by pinning or posting pictures and images. But, why?  […]

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The Car as Art

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Mazda Motor Corporation has taken the wraps off Mazda-designed artworks, including “Bike by KODO concept” and “Sofa by KODO concept” on the event “Mazda Design: The Car as Art,” in the Italian city of Milan on April 14. “Bike by KODO concept” is a track racer that seeks to express the innate beauty of the bicycle. Its minimalist structure is […]

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