British Culture, Traditions and Customs This page has moved to ProjectBritain.com our new British life and Culture website Britain is full of culture and traditions which have been around for hundreds of years. British customs and traditions are famous all over the world. Cambodian Spirits Projected on Trees Awaken the Night Cambodian Trees is a creative light projection project by French artist Clément Briend that overlays trees with sculptural images of spirits and deities that are highly regarded in Cambodian culture. It's a beautiful surprise when the projected spirits awaken and reveal themselves at night as though they are made of the towering trees themselves. The photographic light installations echo the spirituality of the few sprouts of nature in the predominantly urban landscapes. It is a visual imagining of the divine figures that inhabit the world, as seen through an environmentally aware spiritual eye.
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Architecture, History: Evolution of Building Design Neoclassical Architecture (1640-1850) Early Neoclassical Forms Neoclassicism did not appear overnight. In its early forms (1640-1750), it co-existed with Baroque, and functioned as a corrective style to the latter's more flamboyant excesses. Thus in England, Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) designed St Paul's Cathedral, the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, the Royal Chelsea Hospital and the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, in a style which is much more classicist than Baroque, even though he is still classified as a Baroque architect. Other early English Neoclassicist designers included Inigo Jones (1573-1652) and William Kent (1685-1748).
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Memento Mori: the beautiful ways we have kept the dead among the living Koudounaris is a skilled photographer, as the 500+ pictures in this oversized book attest, but even more so, he's a skilled and sensitive historian, who brings an anthropologist's empathy to the task of documenting and framing the varied practices depicted in the book. The book opens with a highly readable, beautiful essay on the many ways that humanity has sought to maintain contact with their dead through preserved, displayed remains, and the political, moral and spiritual uses to which the dead have been put. After this introduction, Koudounaris uses text sparingly and well, briskly presenting the facts and context for each of the image-sets in the book. He is every bit as scrupulously compassionate and respectful of the gilded mummies of Buddhist monks as he is in describing the Italian Capuchin monks who were mummified in great 17th century charnels. 500 images sounds like a lot, and in truth it is, but there's so much breadth and depth here that there could easily be twice as many.
Human Genome Project Information Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was a 13-year project coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institutes of Health. During the early years of the HGP, the Wellcome Trust (U.K.) became a major partner; additional contributions came from Japan, France, Germany, China, and others. Greek Architecture: History, Characteristics Legacy of Greek Architecture The legacy of Greek architectural design lies in its aesthetic value: it created lots of beautiful buildings. This beauty came not just from the grandeur and nobility of its architectural columns, but also from its ornamental features.
Rewiring the Brain to Heal Neuroscientists estimate that it can take as little as a tenth of a second to notice a threat—an aggressive face, for example, but much longer to recognize something pleasant. This is compounded because threats are reacted to virtually instantaneously and go straight into memory, where they are held on a hair trigger, ready for instant recall, while positive experiences take far longer to sink in. This is why we tend to learn faster from pain than from pleasure. The old saying “Once bitten, twice shy” describes the phenomenon perfectly. It is estimated that it can take five pleasant experiences to balance a single negative one of equal magnitude. Our inherent bias toward negative thinking ensures that we tend to see threats and notice the ﬂaws in everything.
Symbols of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man This is a list of the symbols of the United Kingdom, its constituent countries (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), and the British Crown dependencies (the Channel Islands and Isle of Man). Each separate entry has its own set of unique symbols. Symbols of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Cultural Symbols of Britain Food and Drink Bangers and mash A traditional British meal of sausages and mashed potatoes.Fish and Chips The quintessentially British meal.
The Top 10 Secrets of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Have you ever taken a tour of the secrets of the Metropolitan Museum of Art? Well, that’s exactly what you’re going to get here. We’re sharing all the little known facts we know about the museum. This is less about the unparalleled art collection, for which guides abound, but more about the tidbits that make the building like none other in the city. It’s about its architecture, its rich history, and the hidden gems to look out for on your first, second, and umpteenth visits to the museum. Rather than one building, the Met is more like a jumbled collection of wings and various building campaigns.