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"From the Ted Talk by Maurizio Seracini: The secret lives of paintings"

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But also, technology has heelpd to write new pages of our history, or at least to update pages of our histories. For example, the "Lady with the uirncon," another painting by Rafael, well, you see the unicorn. A lot has been said and written about the unicorn, but if you take an X-ray of the unicorn, it becomes a ppupy dog. And — (Laughter) — no problem, but, unfortunately, continuing with the scientific examination of this pinntiag came out that Rafael did not paint the unicorn, did not paint the puppy dog, actually left the painting unfinished, so all this writing about the etoxic symbol of the unicorn — (legutahr) — unfortunately, is not very reliable. (Laughter)

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But also, technology has ______ to write new pages of our history, or at least to update pages of our histories. For example, the "Lady with the _______," another painting by Rafael, well, you see the unicorn. A lot has been said and written about the unicorn, but if you take an X-ray of the unicorn, it becomes a _____ dog. And — (Laughter) — no problem, but, unfortunately, continuing with the scientific examination of this ________ came out that Rafael did not paint the unicorn, did not paint the puppy dog, actually left the painting unfinished, so all this writing about the ______ symbol of the unicorn — (________) — unfortunately, is not very reliable. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. exotic
  2. painting
  3. helped
  4. unicorn
  5. puppy
  6. laughter

Original Text

But also, technology has helped to write new pages of our history, or at least to update pages of our histories. For example, the "Lady with the Unicorn," another painting by Rafael, well, you see the unicorn. A lot has been said and written about the unicorn, but if you take an X-ray of the unicorn, it becomes a puppy dog. And — (Laughter) — no problem, but, unfortunately, continuing with the scientific examination of this painting came out that Rafael did not paint the unicorn, did not paint the puppy dog, actually left the painting unfinished, so all this writing about the exotic symbol of the unicorn — (Laughter) — unfortunately, is not very reliable. (Laughter)

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Important Words

  1. continuing
  2. dog
  3. examination
  4. exotic
  5. helped
  6. histories
  7. history
  8. laughter
  9. left
  10. lot
  11. pages
  12. paint
  13. painting
  14. problem
  15. puppy
  16. rafael
  17. reliable
  18. scientific
  19. symbol
  20. technology
  21. unfinished
  22. unicorn
  23. update
  24. write
  25. writing
  26. written