Singapore – The Lion City, 1957
Singapore – The Lion City, 1957
Just half a degree. Just every square inch on earth. Just every second. Just all the time and everywhere.
The Guardian has an article about photographer Philippe Chancel documenting French street gangs of the early 80s.
Here’s a set of photos he took. One features Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats, in about 1981. Another one is showing Brian Setzer.
Here’s a video about the Pittsburgh Doo Wop scene which produced The Del Vikings, who 24 years later inspired the name of a Paris rockabilly street gang.
p.s.: speaking of France
Back in September 1964 Life magazine published a special issue dedicated to Japan. One article called ‘The Young in Rebellion’ explored the youth culture of the country. Amongst the words were these wonderful black and white photos that captured the spirit of Japanese youth. The first part of the article deals with teenage runaways. Each year thousands of youngsters [&hellip
The water level rises ever higher with each passing year. Every high tide brings the sea into their homes.
Cadillac Wheels wurde mit der Erfindung des binnen weniger Jahre zum Marktführer. Aber nichts ist für die Ewigkeit. VENI.VIDI. VICI.PERII.
While restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust discovered a box that turned out to be a remarkable treasure. It contained 22 never-before-seen cellulose nitrate negatives
We all know that spending time outdoors is good for you on both a physical and mental level, but the benefits of spending time specifically at the beach have just been revealed. That incredible feeling of peace and calmness that you experience at the beach is now being referred to as “blue space.” That’s what […]
This is Mohammad Mohiedine Anis 70, who has parked his classic collection of American cars in the al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo while civil war raged all around.
Pumptrack Challenge in Deutschland und der Schweiz wird es auch in diesem Jahr wieder geben. Das Erfolgsrzept setzt sich durch.
The Jersey Shore circa 1900. “The beach at Long Branch.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Ready for a rabbit hole?
Classic Surf Vehicles Set To Make a Big Splash At Kingscliff
Iraq Museum takes unusual step of allowing objects to leave country to show their significance amid Isis’s ‘nihilistic’ destruction
The ocean is going to be significantly higher than previously understood, according to the latest national assessment of sea level rise.Will President Trump and his appointees roll back policies to address the impacts of climate change—like sea level rise.
Redistribution and how responsively the two lines are connected.
The World Wealth and Income Database: data and visualizations from 110 researchers in 70 countries
How a young guitarist and inventor named Del Casher perfected the sound that transformed the electric guitar.
California’s lingering drought has pushed the number of dead trees across the state past 100 million, an ecological event experts are calling dangerous and unprecedented in underlining the heightened risk of wildfires fueled by bone-dry forests.
A glimpse of the last people on Earth to colonize a continent without humans.
Incoming president Donald Trump’s climate change denial has environmentalists worried. But California is proving that local efforts can achieve real progress – independent of Washington.
Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas. The city government has gone entirely green, and 200 more cities want to do the same.
Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.
Impact of dams on climate change has been underestimated, researchers warn, as rotting vegetation creates 25% more methane than previously thought
Tesla’s new line of energy-harvesting roof tiles are a key part of Elon Musk’s plan to make solar sexy.