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July 31, 2021

5 Unique Hybrid Buildings That Showcase the Range of Colonial Architecture

The term colonial architecture is not as simple as Gothic architecture or Art Deco architecture as it does not apply to just one style. It describes work created during a period of colonization and often features a hybrid between the architecture of the colonizers and the architecture of the country where the work is built. The characteristics of colonial architecture include a great range of styles.

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July 31, 2021

Artist Duo Use Centuries-Old Techniques To Carry On Dutch Tradition of Landscape Wall Hangings

Artist duo Jaap Snijder and Marcelo Gimenes founded the creative brand Snijder & Co to carry on the Dutch tradition of large landscape wall hangings. Based in Zierikzee, Netherlands, they create custom nature wallpapers based on their own handmade designs. “Our craft has been lost for more than 150 years,” Snijder and Gimenes tell My Modern Met.

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July 30, 2021

Sunisa Lee Earns Olympic Gold in Gymnastics Cementing Herself as a Superstar

In a moment to celebrate, gymnast Sunisa (Suni) Lee earned the Olympic gold in the individual competition of women’s gymnastics at the 2020 summer Olympic Games. The 18-year-old from Minnesota was poised to take the top place at the podium after her teammate Simone Biles—a favorite to win—withdrew from the competition in order to care for her mental health.

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July 30, 2021

Japanese Couple Shows Their Love for One Another by Wearing Matching Outfits

Whether it's an intentional decision or unexplainable couple telepathy, many loved-up duos dress to complement each other. Famous examples include David and Victoria Beckham’s matching leather look from 1999, and of course no one could forget Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s iconic double-denim red carpet moment in 2001. However, there’s one married couple in Japan who is currently stealing the show. Known as bonpon on Instagram (Mr. Bon and Mrs.

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