Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs​:​ loving homage to Japan ​or ​cultural appropriation?

Critics claim the directors film, with its sushi and sumo wrestlers, bastardises Japanese culture. But is it just a clumsy cliche fest? As someone who has routinely criticised Hollywood’s appropriation of other cultures, especially Japan’s, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs ought to yank my chain. It’s a quintessentially Andersonian tale, told with all the quirks…

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Sand dune site fears over redevelopment

Image copyright Iain Hamlin Image caption The area includes grassland, open heath and woodland Environmentalists believe an important sand-dune system on the Ayrshire coast could be destroyed because of a 65-year-old government order. The Scottish Wildlife Trust says the former ICI site at Ardeer has become a Mecca for wildlife since it closed in the…

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A Prince Tribute Bloomed And Gave The Late Singer The Crown He Deserves

When the bush located behind a stunning mural dedicated to Prince began to bloom on Sunday, the musician received a posthumous crown fit for a king. Sacramento, California-based artist Christine Stein created a mural to commemorate Prince that’s been in the front yard of her home for the last two years. The mural took on new…

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Experts provide important tips to avoid bed bugs this travel season – ABC6OnYourSide.com

ABC6OnYourSide.com Experts provide important tips to avoid bed bugs this travel seasonABC6OnYourSide.comHowever, when you go on your next getaway the last thing you want to bring home is an unwanted traveler. Bed bugs are survivors. They can travel thousands of miles, in your cloths, handbags and luggage. Experts told ABC6 that there are a few…

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Words fail Trump but for supporters his message is loud and clear

Language experts have pored over speeches that have translators tearing their hair out and some find his macho bluster surprisingly effective Presidents are often remembered for their words as well as their actions but at the close of one of the most tumultuous years in White House history, Donald Trump has linguists scratching their heads.…

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Tracking bed bugs in St. Louis area motels – fox2now.com

fox2now.com Tracking bed bugs in St. Louis area motelsfox2now.comST. LOUIS – Health inspectors recently forced seven motels to close rooms after finding bed bugs. Fox 2/KPLR 11 requested inspection records after talking to a woman who reported feeling them crawling on her. Tammy Randall was with her family at an … Read more:

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War on campus

(CNN)Free speech came to fisticuffs before alt-right white nationalist Richard Spencer could even begin his speech at Auburn University. Students encircling the brawl said a Spencer supporter began jawing with an antifa, or anti-fascist, protester over Spencer’s right to speak. A punch was thrown. The men spun through the crowd, swinging fists and grasping for…

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The White House Is Infested With Mice, Ants, & Cockroaches!

No wonder [Image via Kento Nara/Future Image/WENN.] reportedly called it a “dump.” According to a list of White House work orders obtained by NBC Washington, 1600 Penn is FILLED with pests, including mice, ants, and cockroaches! Over the past two years, maintenance workers have been asked to deal with mice in the White House Navy…

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I Hand-Cut Paper Into Hundreds Of Tiny Pieces To Create Sculptures Of Birds, Bees, And Other Mortals

I’ve had quite an arousing busines over the last 18 years, I’ve made as an animator, aimed music videos and I’ve also owned and was the imaginative chairman of an animation company in London. All these acts were a great life event and I discover a lot about myself. One of the most important thing…

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Housing your brother's neglected kids, and their bedbugs – Chicago Daily Herald

Housing your brother's neglected kids, and their bedbugsChicago Daily HeraldBedbugs bring a nightmare of treatment once they settle into a home, but on guests as long as you follow protocols they're mostly a matter of laundry. (And bagging what can't be washed.) It involves hassle, not cash, and for kids you love and who ……

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