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[Bulgaria] Plovdiv’s ‘Tobacco Town’ controversy: discrepancy in documents to be checked

A key part of the investigation into the controversial attempt to demolish a historic warehouse in Plovdiv’s “Tobacco Town” is expected to be the discrepancy between different documents, one saying that the building was not a monument of culture and anot
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Mar 8, 2016 21:54

[Russia] Meet the real ironman of spaceflight: Valery Polyakov

Mir was far from the buttoned-down environment of the ISS. If the equipment was older and more prone to failure, cosmonauts and astronauts had more freedom. They were able to drink freely,...and there were reports of cigarette smoking.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Mar 7, 2016 23:48

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Joseph Brodsky, in a Song of Exiled Russians

Baryshnikov recently talked about Brodsky and the show...he was terrified of dying like I am terrified of dying...He died very young...He knew his heart was weak. But he smoked, and he ate what he liked; he was a very sensuous man. He couldn’t work withou
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2016 23:02

Answerman: Why Is There Still So Much Smoking In Anime?

there's still nowhere near as much stigma about smoking in Japan as there is in the US...The days of Miyazaki and other animators with a giant overflowing ashtray on their desks, puffing away as they work, are pretty much gone. However, Japan still lags b
Anime News Network
added Feb 27, 2016 02:02

[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58

New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17

[Australia] Irish pub J.B O'Reilly's in West Leederville faces fine for retro tobacco signs

The owner of the popular Irish pub J.B O'Reilly's in Leederville is seeing red after the WA Health Department told him to remove his tobacco memorabilia signs or face prosecution and hefty fines. (au)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:07

[North Carolina] We've Created A Monster! truth® And Vans Morph Culture-Changing Art Into Bold Fashion Statement

truth partnered with Brooklyn-based graphic artist Kevin Lyons to create a one-of-a-kind mural of monsters inspired by the generation that will end smoking once and for all. The artwork was then turned into a limited-edition Vans shoe, released today.
PR Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 15:23

vans launches limited-edition sneakers in partnership with truth

creativity speaks louder than words. That’s the message that brought together Kevin Lyons, a Brooklyn-based graphic artist, Vans, and truth in a partnership that released a limited-edition sneaker based Lyons’ art and carrying the message: everyone can u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:19
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[UK] Lincs: Smoke Free Lincolnshire Alliance win Best Artistic idea in No Smoking campaign

A piece of community artwork was created by pupils from Ermine Primary Academy, city council apprentices, and four other individuals who are not in employment, education or training. Before producing the piece of artwork, the group took part in a worksh
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 14:55
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