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presstv-spaniards hold ancient spring carnival




with spring just around the corner, spaniards in the country’s northwest are welcoming the new season.during the 'entroido ribeirao' carnival in galicia, some covered themselves in animal skins, while others wore bells around their waists.the festival deals with the end of the winter, and criticiz...



carnival 2017: who is your favorite brazilian carnival queen? vote!




it's carnival time in brazil, and brazilian stars ivete sangalo, claudia leitte, daniela mercury and alinne rosa are all set to perform at this year's celebration in salvador de bahia.all of them are beloved by the dancing crowds. but who is your favorite carnival queen? vote here!



carnival 2017 around the world




carnival season is under way across europe and the americas.



presstv-france maddest annual carnival celebrated in dunkirk




thousands have gathered in the northern french town of dunkirk to celebrate the country’s oldest and maddest annual carnival. the three-day event is known for its colors, costumes and craziness. the festival dates back to 1676, when the town's fishermen feasted and celebrated for three days before...



brazil's carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayor - wtoc-tv savannah




a patient from the nise da silveira mental health institute wears an octopus costume during the institute's carnival parade, coined in portuguese: "loucura suburbana," or suburban madness, in the streets of rio de janeiro, ... rio de janeiro - revelers across brazil began carnival celebrations on fr...



rio carnival crash: at least 20 injured in float crash




at least 20 people were hurt after a float crashed during rio de janeiro's famous annual carnival.during the carnival's parade, the last float of samba school paraiso de tuiuti collided with a fence, trapping and injuring people watching from the stands, the associated press reports. a journalist at...



brazil's carnival kicks off amid recession




out of the mire of a recession and security woes due to a police strike brazil's carnival has been launched in rio de janeiro. carnival festivities have kicked off in brazil with officials in rio de janeiro, the site of the country's best-known revelry, handing the key of the city over to "king momo...



the ancient art of kirigami is inspiring a new class of materials




origami-inspired materials use folds in materials to embed powerful functionality. however, all that folding can be pretty labor intensive. now, researchers at the harvard john a. paulson school of engineering and applied sciences (seas) are drawing material inspiration from another ancient japanese...



38,000 year-old engravings confirm ancient origins of technique used by seurat,




a newly discovered trove of 16 engraved and otherwise modified limestone blocks, created 38,000 years ago, confirms the ancient origins of the pointillist techniques later adopted by 19th and 20th century artists such as georges seurat, vincent van gogh, camille pissarro, and roy lichtenstein.



brazil's carnival kicks off with parades and street parties - the gazette




revelers all over brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties on the first of five official days of carnival celebrations. the world famous party in rio de janeiro is kicking off friday afternoon with several street parties expected to draw tens of thousands.start the conversation, o...



here’s everything we know about apple’s spring iphone, ipad, and mac event




apple has a mixed history of holding a special event in the spring to announce new products, and this year there are certainly enough updates in the pipeline to warrant one. while nothing is official until apple makes the announcement, this is everything we know so far about apple’s spring e...



presstv-hungary begins building second border fence




hungary has begun construction work on a second fence along its border with siberia in an alleged bid to make the processing of refugees more effective.the construction operation began on monday, a government spokesman said, adding that it would be the second line of fence along the country’s sout...



winx staying in sydney but hugh bowman has a dubai appointment




sydney's superstar winx is likely to stay at home despite overtures from melbourne, but her regular partner hugh bowman plans a dubai sojourn during the autumn carnival. carnival stars: hugh bowman returns on winx after winning the chipping norton stakes on saturday. photo: bradleyphotos.com.auw...



australian turf club to focus on hong kong ties during the championships after f




the australian turf club remains undeterred by a potential $1 million-plus hole left in their bottom line by the failure of any japanese runners to travel for sydney's autumn carnival and hope strengthening ties with the hong kong jockey club will partially supplement a shortfall in asian betting ...



seventeen injured after part of rio carnival float collapses




ap/pti  |  rio de janeiro  february 28, 2017 last updated at 14:41 ist



study advances understanding the stories of ancient climate told by tiny shells




coccolithophores surround themselves with platelets of calcium carbonate, shown here greatly magnified. because calcium carbonate is transparent, the platelet's don't compromise the organism's ability to photosynthesize. the scale bar represents a millionth of a meter. credit: hermoso and mcclelland...



max joseph trades catfish for carnival




max joseph's better half hails from brazil -- wife priscila, not his mtv partner-in-crime nev schulman (to clarify!). and to celebrate her heritage, the married couple participated in a well-known festival in her home country. from catfish to carnival!"our oscars outfits. #carnaval," the silver fox ...



presstv-skeleton of new marine reptile discovered in mexico




mexico has revealed a well-preserved complete skeleton of a new marine reptile that was discovered in the country’s northeast.the skeleton is reportedly 93 million years old. the details of tissue mass and scales of the remains have never been previously seen in other fossils.the fossilized remain...



why earlier springs are so bad for health




unless you’ve been living under a climate-controlled rock, you've likely noticed the recent unseasonably warm weather. new data from the u.s. geological survey (usgs) shows that spring is indeed coming early this year—up to three weeks ahead of schedule in some regions—which it can have an imp...



glyn schofield out to make it three group 1s on prized icon in randwick guineas




glyn schofield has been impressed by prized icon from the first time he got on him and for a third consecutive preparation he will look to win a group 1 on the colt in saturday's randwick guineas. underrated: glyn schofield gives a yell as prized icon wins the victoria derby. photo: vince caligiu...



japan clocks out early for 'premium friday'




japan's prime minister spent friday afternoon meditating while staff at some of the country's biggest firms quit work early - in time for a bit of shopping or maybe a boozy train ride. welcome to premium friday, japan's latest bid to tackle two perennial problems - sluggish consumer spending and not...



the weeknd's h&m spring icons collection: watch




in h&m's latest "spring icons" campaign video, grammy-winner the weeknd says he doesn't believe in icons, but he does believe in iconic clothes. “there are things that i love, people that i like, but the concept of an icon can be a cliche and i don’t like cliches," he says. "iconic clothes bec...



the ancient art of kirigami is inspiring a new class of materials




the buckling-induced cubic patterned kirigami sheet can be folded flat. credit: ahmad rafsanjani/harvard seasorigami-inspired materials use folds in materials to embed powerful functionality. however, all that folding can be pretty labor intensive. now, researchers at the harvard john a. paulson sch...



presstv-us appeals court rejects trump’s request




an american federal appeals court has rejected a request by the administration of us president donald trump to put his muslim ban on hold.through an executive order, trump has been trying to impose a 90-day entry ban on citizens from iran, iraq, syria, yemen, sudan, libya and somalia, block refugees...



gai waterhouse in the blue diamond stakes background but ready to sparkle in spr




it's hard to upstage racing's best known name, gai waterhouse, but the queen of the turf was happy enough to play second fiddle to the other star names at caulfield on blue diamond day as david hayes, darren weir, craig williams and joao moreira hogged the headlines.however, waterhouse always seems ...