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The Extraordinary Ordinary #everyday

Founded by journalists to look beyond the headlines, Everyday Projects comprises more than 50 Instagram feeds featuring photography that captures a mosaic of life from just about everywhere, every day.
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The Extraordinary Ordinary #everyday

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The Storyteller of Tangier

Mohammed Mrabet ran away from school and never learned to read or write. But he told spellbinding stories. A friendship with writers Jane and Paul Bowles got him published in more than a dozen languages. Today he is known also for his painting and drawing.

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The Storyteller of Tangier

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Astrolabe Tech Made ... Not So Easy

About the size of a tablet computer, astrolabes were tools of astronomers, surveyors and navigators, to name a few. But using them took a lot more than typing, tapping and swiping.
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Astrolabe Tech Made ... Not So Easy

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Cedrus libani Forever?

Lebanon's cedars are symbols of the country itself, a living metaphor of majestic beauty and endurance. Few cedars remain, and their survival is challenged as conservationists work to preseve them.

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Cedrus libani Forever?

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The Mystery of Cairo’s Magnificent Mamluk Carpets

Few survive, some just in fragments: In the 15th century, the Mamluk sultan in Cairo built up the city’s carpet workshops. The large masterpieces they produced soon graced palaces—notably in Italy and Spain.

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The Mystery of Cairo’s Magnificent Mamluk Carpets

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FirstLook: Mobile Library, Java

Ridwan Sururi of Serang Village, central Java, Indonesia, started the Kudapustaka (Horse library), in 2015. Today he visits villages and schools  three days a week.
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FirstLook: Mobile Library, Java

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