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Art of the Day – 8/1/13 (La Era (The Threshing Floor), Diego Rivera)

Daily Artwork — “La Era (The Threshing Floor), Diego Rivera, 1904”

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1904 — La Era (The Threshing Floor). Oil on Canvas. Social Realism style. Diego Rivera (1886 – 1957). Museo Casa Diego Rivera (INBA), Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Posted by on August 1, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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A Love Affair with Tacos – Infographic

America’s Love Affair with Tacos

For some reason on Friday I always have food on the brain, and I know that one of my favorite go-to meals both at home and on the road is tacos (maybe only a close second to pizza).  How did this Mexican dish make it to all corners of the country and become such a greatly popular meal?  Today’s infographic helps shed some light on that for us. [VIA]

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Posted by on June 14, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/8/13 (Basaltic prisms, Santa Maria Regla, Mexico)

Daily Photo — “Basaltic prisms, Santa Maria Regla, Mexico”

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“The natural phenomenon of columnar basalt is a volcanic byproduct — the (mostly) hexagonal columns form naturally as thick lava rapidly cools, contracting and creating cracks in the surface of the new rock. The site pictured above is near the Santa Maria Regla Hacienda, north of Mexico City in the state of Hidalgo.”

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Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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