In another one of our occasional posts on crazy continental architecture here we look at a groovy German coastguard station on the island Rugen in northern Germany. It may look like it’s in the middle of a field but don’t let these photos deceive you – it’s not, it’s by the sea, where it should [&hellip
Last month, we highlighted for you The Strange Case of the Cosmic Rays, a largely-forgotten 1957 educational science film. The production is notable partly because it was shot by Frank Capra, the influential director who had won not one, not two, but three Oscars for best director.
In his native Detroit, Jack White—White Stripes frontman and one of the most active and influential musicians of the last twenty years—has built a beautiful, efficient, and fully staffed record manufacturing plant. Why? Because records are better.
American jazz guitarists,” Ray admits of only one rival—Parisian gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, whom Emmett worships, obviously patterns himself after, and can’t stand to see in person without fainting dead away.
Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center.In the Arctic, the loss is due to climate change and extreme weather events that are likely influenced by global warming, while the changes in the Antarctic may be attributed to natural variability, the center said.
In American business culture – corporations are people, and nature is something that can be exploited with a little capital to make a lot of profit. But what if we gave nature the same legal rights as persons?
Around 2005 or 2006, I spotted something on craigslist that I wanted and agreed to meet up at the guy’s house. When he told me his address, I was shocked – it was a less than 3 minute drive from my house and he had, to say the least, a large and impressive collection of guitars and amplifiers. This was pretty odd to find in our neighborhood and we hit it off immediately.I don’t recall exactly what I was buying (or selling), but what I do remember is that he kept putting guitars in my hands to check out, many of which weren’t even for sale – we were just geeking out and he was happy to share.I recall two guitars from that day that really moved me: one was a 1982 AVRI Fullerton 50’s Strat that must have been played for hours in damp & smokey bars nightly for years – it was far more beat than most actual 50’s Strats I’ve ever seen. The second one was a 1955 Gibson ES-295 that had been refinished in Sonic Blue: