History

Red: The Colour Currency of Nature

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Katy Beinart
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The Colour Currency of Nature, an article by Nicholas Humphrey, was first published in Colour for Architecture, ed. Tom Porter and Byron Mikellides, pp. 95-98, Studio-Vista, London, 1976.

"We Await Your Triumphant Return"

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Cara Brostrom - Iowa, U.S.A
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For the Sunliner, three new homes in middle America.

"Six Film Stills Featuring the Ford Sunliner"

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Cara Brostrom - Iowa, U.S.A
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Top left: "It Came From Outer Space," 1953
Top right: "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane," 1962
Mid left: "Frankenstein's Daughter," 1958

"A Second Chance"

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Cara Brostrom - Iowa, U.S.A
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This time around...

99 Red Balloons

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"99 Luftballons" is a Cold War-era protest song by the German singer Nena. Originally sung in German, it was later re-recorded in English as "99 Red Balloons".

"Ascension"

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Chris Okerberg - Iowa, U.S.A
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"Ascension" by Chris Okerberg

metal tolerant plants

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Around lead mines in the peak district, where for two hundred years up to 1780, the Peak was the most important lead mining area in the world, only plants that can tolerate lead managed to survive

Gendering lead

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Lead, including lead paint such as that used in glazes, became highly politicised in Britain during the first decades of the C20th.

Copycat-licking a toy today might well be a problem - as would licking a copycat toy

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Chris Grollman
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Fuss when Chinese-made toys containing lead had to be recalled in 2007.

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