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Today #Amsterdam starts a transition experiment of 6 weeks that reclaims a car dominated street as public space.

There are already some important lessons about the importance of language. 1/馃У Image
The Weesperstraat has been seen as important link for car traffic to get in and out central Amsterdam for four decades.

Businesses fear for their accessibility & refer to the street as 'an artery'. Invoking the classic metaphor of cities as bodies, car traffic as blood . 2/馃У Image
This blinds us to why and how cities have always functioned as places for human interaction.

Instead of continuous pumping, a good city street constantly entices you to slow down, stop and linger to enjoy the public life around you.

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En unas horas, termina una serie que nos abrig贸 el coraz贸n cuando no lo esper谩bamos, y cuando m谩s lo necesit谩bamos.
En este mundo de historias en que personajes rotos se convierten en peores personas, #TedLasso eligi贸 creer en intentar ser mejor.

驴Estuvo a la altura el final?
En lo personal, creo que no.
Creo que #TedLasso mantuvo su encanto, pero perdi贸 la elegancia en su escritura. En el trato y desarrollo de sus personajes.
Entiendo que muchos creen que es porque Ted mismo es "ninguneado", pero discrepo.
El Lassismo es una filosof铆a que se arraiga.
Y por eso los personajes que mejor funcionan son aquellos a los que esa forma de ver el mundo los cambi贸. Kent, Crimm, y el maravilloso desarrollo de Jamie Tartt.
Pero no saben que hacer con demasiados otros personajes.
Nate, por ej, se siente un estropicio.

Y luego est谩 Keeley.
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#thread After two and a half years in #ISIS captivity, Imad, his little brother Idan, and their mother Ghazala are released into a refugee camp in #Kurdistan.

A film on #YazidiGenocide:
12, 13 & 14 May at @AmsterdamFilm
Healing from the #trauma is hard for all of them, but it seems Imad is having a particularly tough time. Not yet five, he has already spent over half his #life enduring terror, abuse, and 鈥渢raining鈥 meant to make him heartless.
Speaking only #Arabic, he cannot communicate with his family, and the only means of expression at his disposal is violence. He hits and spits, and his only game is pretending to be an #ISIS fighter who shoots, blows things up, and kills.
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As Richard Poe says, 'George Washington referred to the original 13 states as an empire... New YORK is called the empire state'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_St鈥
George Washington in a 1785 letter to James Duane, NYC Mayor, called New York "the Seat of the Empire". Washington is said to have used the phrase"Pathway to Empire"when referring to the state in conversation w/ George Clinton, the NY Governor in the 1790s
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Dua鈥
James Duane was born in 1733, in NYC, in the Province of New York, to Anthony Duane and his second wife, Althea Ketaltas. Anthony Duane was a Protestant Irishman from County Galway who first came to New York as an officer of the Royal Navy in 1698..
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Actions in support of Ukraine in connection with the anniversary of the Russian invasion are taking place around the world.

Here 馃摳 and 馃帴 form:Georgia, Armenia, Montenegro, Latvia, Serbia, Argentina, Kazakhstan, France, Germany, Switzerland, USA, UK, Poland, Finland, Israel
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Actions in support of Ukraine

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Actions in support of Ukraine

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脷ltimo hilo del ciclo tem谩tico #DibujArtes en el que hablamos del #dibujo para el #TwitterCultural.

El dibujo es la base de la historia del arte. Todo comienza con un dibujo: #pintura, #escultura, #arquitectura...

Veamos varios ejemplos, como estas manos de #Durero.

Sigue猬囷笍 Alberto Durero. Manos rezan...
Estas "manos orando" fueron dibujadas con tinta negra y blaco de plomo, sobre papel azul. Las pod茅is ver en el Museo "Graphische Sammlung Albertina", #Viena (#Austria).

Y es que las manos son como la cara: el espejo del alma. Retratar las manos es retratar la persona.

Sigue猬囷笍 Image
Aqu铆 encontramos un magn铆fico o ejemplo de t茅cnica magistral del dibujo a tinta potenciado con blanco, a dos colores, que con el papel de color medio, completa a la perfecci贸n la imagen. 驴Qu茅 secreto esconden? 驴De qui茅n son? Es un secreto perdido en el tiempo.

Sigue猬囷笍 Image
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Repainted advertisement for tea of De Vries.
amsterdamtypography.nl/item/1491
#Amsterdam #Typography #TypeInAmsterdam
The company of De Vries was active from the 1920s until 1980. More on the website of @OnsAmsterdam (in Dutch): onsamsterdam.nl/muurvlakte-te-鈥
This sign was covered by a small billboard for many years, that's probably why it was still legible in 1986, as you can see on this photo: archief.amsterdam/beeldbank/deta鈥
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Today, actions are taking place all over the world against the war, against Putin and in support of A.Navalny
#Hamburg: They are chanting 鈥淧utin's gang on trial! Freedom to all political prisoners!鈥
The poster says 鈥淣o war! No repression鈥
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#FreeNavalny #小胁芯斜芯写褍袩芯谢懈褌蟹邪泻谢褞褔褢薪薪褘屑
A rally and march against the war and in support of Alexei Navalny is taking place in #Amsterdam, #Netherlands and #Dusseldorf, #Germany.
The protesters came out with placards and white-blue-white flags
#FreeNavalny #PutinWarCriminal #PutinIsaWarCriminal #小胁芯斜芯写褍袩芯谢懈褌蟹邪泻谢褞褔褢薪薪褘屑 twitter.com/i/web/status/1鈥
The rally is also taking place in #Armenia, #Yerevan
On the porters they wrote: "Putinism is a threat to the world", "Putin is a killer", "Freedom for Ilya Yashin", "Freedom for Navalny", "Freedom for Sasha Skochilenko", "Freedom for Alexei Gorinov", "Dictators are criminals",etc
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Grachten

Im fr眉hen 17. Jahrhundert war Amsterdam die drittgr枚脽te Stadt Europas und unbestritten das finanzielle Zentrum des Kontinents. Die hier gegr眉ndete 鈥濾erenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie鈥 schickte ihre Schiffe bis nach Amerika, Asien und Afrika und schuf ...

#Amsterdam
... damit die Basis f眉r ein fr眉hes Welthandelsnetzwerk. Da es immer mehr Menschen nach Amsterdam zog war man gezwungen, immer neue H盲user zu bauen und so begann die Stadt sich ins Umland auszudehnen. Im Zuge dessen wurden auch die bestehenden Grachten (Kan盲le), die bisher ...
... reine Verteidigungsgr盲ben waren, erweitert und zahlreiche neue gebaut.

Sie waren nun keine rein milit盲rischen Anlagen mehr, sondern dienten dem An- und Abtransport von Waren der zahlreichen Kaufmanns- und Lagerh盲user, die direkt am Wasser gebaut waren. Au脽erdem waren ...
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You've found the start of another daily thread covering the war in #Ukraine.

It's the 251st thread since #Russia's illegal invasion.
The fight for sovereignty and freedom continues.

All the news & analysis in one place.
ICYMI, Monday's stories are here:
I'll start with a couple of curious updates from stories which broke yesterday...

First the case of one of #Russia's richest men who gave up his citizenship saying he couldn't be a part of a fascist country.

But Oleg Tinkov, who now lives in London, has since deleted this post
Next I am concerned about what's happening to the ships which left #Ukraine's ports yesterday despite #Russia suspending its agreement in grain export.

A flotilla of grain-laden vessels seem to have all turned off transponders, either continuing incognito or anchored off 馃嚭馃嚘coast
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Buses are the superstars of the energy transition.

They make up 0.2% of vehicles in Europe, but deliver 10% of passenger kilometres. They even have a higher share of zero-emission vehicles than cars.

Our new paper looks out what's driving the change
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Buses don't have CO2 standards yet, so demand-side measures are largely driving this trend. Sales shares vary wildly across Member States. In some, electric buses make up close to half of their sales (FI馃嚝馃嚠 NL馃嚦馃嚤 DK馃嚛馃嚢). In others, nearly none are sold (GR馃嚞馃嚪, IE馃嚠馃嚜, PT馃嚨馃嚬).

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Cities are showing the most impressive commitment. Over half of Europes' capital cities plan for a fully zero-emission bus fleet by 2040. #Amsterdam and #Copenhagen are leading by example with a 2025 phase-out date.

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馃殏馃泴馃寵 Gerade ging die Pr盲sentation des Nightjet der neuen Generation (#NightjetNewGen) bei @SiemensMobility zu Ende. Im Wesentlichen ein PR-Event ohne wirklich neue Erkenntnisse.

Eine schnelle Zusammenfassung 馃У
馃洀锔 Im Liegewagen wird es klassische 4er-Abteile geben sowie die "Mini Cabins", die einem Kapselhotel nachempfunden sind.
馃泴 Im Schlafwagen gibt es grunds盲tzlich nur 2er-Abteile und zwar in den Kategorien "Comfort" und "Comfort plus". In beiden Kategorien gibt es ein WC am Abteil, eine eigene Dusche nur bei "Comfort plus".
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#Tarih

D眉nya sahnesinden
bircok farkli Dil-irk-DNA-GEN yapisina sahip
cins insan-toplum geldi gecti

Asagida g枚rd眉g眉n眉z g枚rselde
#Arkeoloji'k kazilarda bulunan
ve
farkli bir DNA'ya sahip olan iskeleti g枚r眉yorsunuz

DNA'nin Kenanlilar'a ait oldugu iddia ediliyor.. Image
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Bu
yery眉z眉nde kaybolmaya y眉z tutmus bir DNA t眉r眉d眉r

Kenanlilar
Romalilar tarafindan yakilip-yikilan
ve yok olma noktasina getirilen bir toplumdur

K枚ken olarak Esav soyundan gelirler

Esavlilar
Edomitler olarak bilinen topluluktur

Edomitler+T眉rkler=HazarT眉rklerini olusturur Image
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Edomitler
seytani sapkinlik neticesi
ikinci #Mekke niyetine
#Petra'yi kuranlardir

Hazarlar daha sonra
karsimiza #Venedikliler olarak cikiyorlar

Venedikliler;
Avrupa'daki Kraliyet Ailelerini olusturanlardir
(Evlilik BAGLARI-SOY)

Esseniler-Kasidimler=Tapinakcilar-Masonlar'dir Image
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may I have your attention, please?馃У

new atrocities by #RussiaIsATerroristState in the last 24 hours:
> Russian soldier castrating alive Ukrainian prisoner
> attack on bus stop in my hometown. 5 people are dead
> Russians murdered 40 Ukrainian POWs

share info & join protests!馃斀
find the country & city / date & time, print or draw posters and #StandWithUkraine. the whole world should know about Russian fascism

if Europe does not help stop this war, it has no future. we demand actions, not promises

follow Vyriy to stay updated:

instagram.com/vyriy_ua/
now I will post announcements for each city separately. so spread this information to your European friends, organizations and allies

in the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends, you know

#RussiaIsATerroristState #ArmUkraineNow
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Una de las cosas que ten铆a pendientes antes de mudarme de Pa铆ses Bajos era visitar Micropia, uno de los pocos museos del mundo dedicados exclusivamente a la microbiolog铆a. Va hilo sobre la visita
Lo primero que hay que decir es que la visita est谩 totalmente recomendada. Es un museo anejo al zool贸gico de Amsterdam, se ve en 60-90 minutos y la musealizaci贸n es sencillamente espectacular. Aunque algo caro (17.50 euros adultos) merece totalmente la pena.
驴Qu茅 podemos encontrar en Micropia? Pues el museo se divide claramente en 2 谩mbitos. La planta de arriba est谩 dedicada enteramente a biodiversidad y ecolog铆a. La planta de abajo est谩 m谩s relacionada con las aplicaciones, beneficios, plagas o enfermedades de los microorganismos.
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On July 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER on flight #MH17 from #Amsterdam to #KualaLumpur was shot down over #Ukraine. There is a competent technical analysis of the events surrounding the crash that strip away the fakes around the technical part of the crash.
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The analysis was conducted by Mark Solonin on his YouTube channel, disproving almost all the main fabrications about the technical part of the crime. His three videos take up over four hours of airtime, but it's worth spending that time if you want to know the truth.
2/15
On the delivery of the Buk surface-to-air missile (SAM) system to the launch site, there was also a remarkable investigation by both the Joint Investigation Team (JIT ) and several teams of investigative journalists.
3/15
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David O. Russell returns with the star-studded #Amsterdam, opening in theaters November 4. Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington lead the cast. Watch the trailer: variety.com/2022/film/news鈥
Watch first look footage of Taylor Swift, Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Rock, Rami Malek and more in the trailer for #Amsterdam: variety.com/2022/film/news鈥
#Amsterdam is a 1930s crime epic described as 鈥渁 fascinating and richly intricate tale that brilliantly weaves historical fact with fiction.鈥 bit.ly/3yj02Jr
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鈿狅笍 #Nachtzug, wir haben ein Problem!

Immer h盲ufiger h枚re ich aus der Bubble, dass Nachtz眉ge ausgebucht sind. Und das oft mehrere Wochen im Voraus. Wie dramatisch ist die Lage wirklich? Und ist es auf allen Strecken gleich?

Ich hab mir das mal angeschaut. Ein Datenanalyse-馃У
馃 Zur Methodik. F眉r einen Zeitraum von 30 Tagen (ab heute) habe ich 13 Strecken des @unsereOEBB Nightjet auf freie Liege- und Schlafwagenpl盲tze untersucht. Dabei habe ich mich auf *t盲gliche* Z眉ge und *eine Richtung* pro Strecke beschr盲nkt. Insgesamt sind das 390 Zugverbindungen.
馃搳 Und hier seht ihr das Hauptergebnis, aufgeschl眉sselt nach Wagenkategorie.

Wichtig: Der graue Balken zeigt an, wann es *眉berhaupt* noch freie Schlafpl盲tze gibt, egal in welcher Kategorie. Manchmal gibt es nur noch #Liegewagen, manchmal nur noch #Schlafwagen, machmal beides.
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馃У On #Pride in the 1980s and 1990s

(As seen on Wikipedia)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay_pride鈥
In the 1980s there was a major cultural shift in the #Stonewall Riot commemorations.

The previous more loosely organized, grassroots marches and parades were taken over by more organized and less radical elements of the gay community.
The marches began dropping "Liberation" and "Freedom" from their names under pressure from more conservative members of the community, replacing them with the philosophy of "Gay Pride".
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.@MihailoBjelic at #PolygonIgnite points out the uniqueness of @0xPolygonEdge Image
Web3 users have a reason to rejoice! #PolygonIgnite Image
@Rahatcodes dropping the beats to set #PolygonIgnite on 馃敟馃敟馃敟 Image
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The first irl MEV unconference mev.day is coming to Amsterdam.

10am-6pm, Friday, Apr 22 @EFDevconnect
8 hours, dark vs. light mode dual stages in action.

Agenda is up, ticket application ends soon, visit https://t.co/busYbib0Zv (yes, this is the link) Image
mev.day is co-curated by a community of interested researchers. We have iterated our agenda based on the topic of interest submitted by our ticket applicants.

Now ask your MEV questions to the speakers in advance by replying to the relevant tweet in this thread馃憞 Image
#darkmode
1.1/ Town Hall: MEV Dystopia vs. MEV Utopia
@thegostep

Agenda: mev.day
Reply w/ your questions in advance! Image
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The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER #MH17 flying from #Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on 17 July 2014 was shot down by a Buk surface-to-air missile system over the eastern #Ukraine
The JIT and several groups of journalists have conducted a remarkable investigation. How, from where and by whom the Buk was delivered to the launch site and even the names of people involved in the launch are known. We won't go into these details. Anyone can find the materials
However, so far there has been no clear answer as to who the mastermind of the crime was and what his motives were. It's clear that it was #Putin, although the international institutions involved in the investigation are shamefully silent on the matter. But what are the motives?
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@Reith2Adam #GroenLinks en #D66 hebben in waterig Kneiterlinksland heel grote en opvallende verkiezingsborden die ze met tiewraps aan staande objecten vastmaken op plaatsen waar veel rollend verkeer of veel voetgangers passeren. De rollende groep heeft de voorkeur omdat er in dezelfde ...
@Reith2Adam ... tijd veel meer observanten passeren. De plakkers van deze partijen plaatsen deze borden naast de plakposters die ze net zoals andere partijen plakken. Op het oog bestaan de borden uit een laag nauwelijks breekbaar karton met hierop een zeer recente verkiezingsposter.

Ik ...
@Reith2Adam ... kwam ze op zeer in het oog springende plaatsen tegen in #Monnickendam, #Uitdam, #Zuiderwoude en #Broek in #Waterland. De wegen zijn er smal waardoor men gedwongen is om vlak langs een opdringerige inhoudsloze populariserende leuze te rijden. Her en der zag ik ook wat ...
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