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17 Oct 2020
Iranians say that their government's "lack of planning" is the reason for the increase in coronavirus infection rates as the country hit new single-day records in both Covid-19 deaths and infections. Iran announced temporary travelling restrictions on five major cities including the capital Tehran as the country hit new single-day records in both Covid-19 deaths and infections.
18 Jun 2019
The talking drum is an hourglass-shaped drum whose pitch can be regulated to mimic the tone and prosody of human speech. It has two drumheads connected by leather tension cords, which allow the player to modulate the pitch of the drum by squeezing the cords between their arm and body. We spoke with a talking drum guru and here is what he had to say.

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