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Can it be true? A working ‘Dick Tracy Wrist Watch’
Tiki drinking first bloomed after Prohibition, and now—after a protracted decline—it has returned, integrated into the larger classic cocktail canon.
Built in 1883 by the eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith as his winter home, Villa Zorayda was inspired by the 12th-century Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. (Wikipedia)Circa 1904. “Zorayda Club, King Street, St. Augustine, Florida.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Tribes people from around the world are shown BBC news footage of Morris dancing.
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
There are numerous ruins of Tiahuanaco origin which were later occupied by the Incas. These are sacred places for the peoples of the Andes.
It started back in the 1950s. Bill Haley and Elvis burst onto the scene. Rock ‘n’ roll was born. The guitar took center stage, and it never left.
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.
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Open source breeders hope to preserve a handful of important varieties for the farms of the future.
My mother was a dictionary. She was one of the last ?uent speakers of our tribal language. She knew dozens of words that nobody else knew. When she died, we buried all of those words with her. My m…
‘Listen to the dead whale’s wake-up call, look closer and see what plastic pollution does to the ocean.’
The Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is planning a “forest city” for China, modeled after the firm’s completed green towers in Milan.
One of only two dozen ever made, a super rare vintage BTR-3 tape machine from Abbey Road Studios has been found in Southampton University.
From NYC to Topanga Canyon and Bondi Beach, this new book by surf culture blog Indoek offers a glimpse into the homes of surfing’s most creative minds
Climate change is a different prospect of calamity—not just elementally but morally different from nuclear exchange in a manner which has not been properly dealt with.
Dem Häuptlingssohn, bestaunt im kolonialen Menschenzoo, gelang ein rasanter Aufstieg. Martin Dibobe kam 1896 aus Kamerun nach Berlin. Er wurde Schlosser, Zugführer, Beamter. Und Vorkämpfer für die Rechte der Afrikaner.
When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.
Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020
Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive