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Future Energy, at Astana Expo 2017

Starting this week, Expo 2017 in Astana will kick-off. World leaders, innovators, and interested citizens alike, will descend upon Kazakhstan’s capital to discuss and learn about this year’s theme: Future Energy. 323 more words

IRENA

USA Pop Culture of the 1890s

Introduction

Every empire or powerful nation in history has started off with honorable ideals but then excessive pride builds up and they feel the need to expand and enforce their ideals onto other people and/or nations. 772 more words

History

The Devil in the White City

I had just finished In the Garden of Beasts, also by Erik Larson, and went on a hunt for another novel of his. I stumbled across The Devil in the White City, and was not disappointed.  251 more words

Non-Fiction

GETTING READY FOR CHICAGO

QUICK REMINDER: SBCS annual dues are due! Password to Members Only section changes on February 2, 2017. If you are not current on dues you will not receive the updated password. 324 more words

Souvenir

It's A Small World After All

The first World’s Fair was held in London in 1851 which brought people and cultures together.

I was glad to participate in the 2010 World Expo at Shanghai as it was the largest in history by size, attendance, and international participants! 317 more words

China

Expo 2025 bid in Toronto supported by majority of Canadians: poll

A bid to host Expo 2025 in Toronto is getting widespread support among Canadians, according to a new poll released Friday.

A survey conducted by Hill+Knowlton Strategies on behalf of Expo Canada reveals 55 per cent of those polled nationwide support a bid with 32 per cent saying they’re not sure and needed more information. 296 more words

Canada

The Decline of the 'World Fair': popular perception lags behind technological significance

‘Connecting minds, creating the future’; this is the motto of the 2020 World Expo in Dubai.

‘How do we ensure safe and sustainable access to energy for all while reducing CO2 emissions?’; this  is the key question asked by the organisers ahead of Expo 2017 in Astana. 657 more words

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