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December 15, 2017

Chanel | Pre-Fall 2017/2018 (Paris/Hamburg) Full Fashion Show

Posted by the Flea at 10:04 AM

ionnalee VS iamamiwhoami - GONE remix

Posted by the Flea at 10:01 AM

December 14, 2017

Night Chat

"This fascinating collection of images, taken between 1904 and 1905 by Edward S Curtis, documents a Navajo Night Chat - a healing ceremony that lasts for nine days and involves the patient being routinely sweated while rituals are performed by medicine men dressed as deities from tribal mythology."

Posted by the Flea at 12:04 PM

B O K E H - Don't Leave The Fire

Posted by the Flea at 12:03 PM

December 13, 2017

Norman Foster Interview: Striving for Simplicity

"The great architectural mastermind of our time Norman Foster, who turns 80 in June 2015, here reflects on a long and prosperous career – and life – with prominent buildings and more than 1,000 employees all over the world."

Posted by the Flea at 11:24 AM

It's over

"Plenty of space online in the form of polls and listicles has been dedicated to the proper way to orient our toilet paper.

"The subject even has its own section on Wikipedia filled with arguments for 'over' (reduces the risk of transferring germs, easier to find the end, looks better) versus 'under' (tidier appearance, harder for a pet to unravel the roll).

"And now, thanks to a patent for perforated toilet paper from 1891, we officially have our answer."

Posted by the Flea at 11:23 AM

The Maple State - Things I Heard At A Party

Posted by the Flea at 11:22 AM

December 12, 2017

The Strangest Parrot in the World | Modern Dinosaurs

"The kakapo is a very rare, plump parrot that lives in New Zealand. It's inability to fly and that it's nocturnal make it the strangest parrot in the world."

Posted by the Flea at 07:48 AM

Maxwell Young - Midnight

Posted by the Flea at 07:44 AM

December 11, 2017

TRAC2014: Roger Scruton and Odd Nerdrum - Contemporary Representational Aesthetics

Posted by the Flea at 10:29 AM

A late Roman mystery

"The medieval Italian city of Barletta in Apulia, has between its narrow streets, a 'little' hidden secret, which dates back to before the Middle Ages. In fact, near the Basilica del Santo Sepolcro, there is a mysterious and colossal bronze statue of an unidentified Roman emperor."

Posted by the Flea at 10:28 AM

ionnalee; GONE

Posted by the Flea at 10:27 AM

December 09, 2017

Су-30 в Сирии

"The recent footage which found its way to the world wide web shows a Russian Su-30 fighter jet performing a quite risky but in another hand very amazing maneuver. The pilot almost flew into cargo space of the Russian transport plane.

"It was so close, but the grace of that dive in the end just takes a breath away. The footage also shows the cargo crew operating without any kind of restraint to keep them from falling."

Posted by the Flea at 09:35 AM

Apocalyptica - Oh Holy Night

Posted by the Flea at 09:32 AM

December 08, 2017

Carthage: The Roman Holocaust

"Carthage was Rome's equal, rival and almost her conqueror. In 146 BC Roman general Scipio destroyed the city of Carthage so painstakingly and utterly that not a single building was left standing."

Posted by the Flea at 12:19 PM

björk - utopia

Posted by the Flea at 12:17 PM

December 06, 2017

Carl Jung Speaks of Introverted Intuitives (Empaths)

"An interview in which Carl Jung speaks of his formation of typologies and the elusive Introverted Intuitive aka The Empath. He gives practical examples of Highly Sensitive people. This would be the point on the scale of empathy in which we label the person an empath."

Posted by the Flea at 11:08 AM

Keira Knightley chante "Le Tourbillon de la vie"... en français

Posted by the Flea at 11:06 AM

December 05, 2017

Back To My Roots: Victoria Beckham, John Galliano, Simone Rocha | The December Issue | British Vogue

"Five luminaries from the British fashion industry return to the places that made them who they are today. Victoria Beckham paddles in her parents' pool in Hertfordshire; John Galliano reminisces on his earliest adventures in Elephant & Castle; Christopher Bailey revisits his favourite stretch of the Leeds and Liverpool canal; Simone Rocha remembers the lane behind her family home in Dublin; and Jonathan Anderson takes us on a tour of his secondary school in Northern Ireland."

Posted by the Flea at 04:38 PM

Capital Cities - Vowels

Posted by the Flea at 04:36 PM

December 03, 2017

Secrets of Underground London (2014)

Posted by the Flea at 10:18 AM

Attributed to Georg Schreiber

The game board King Charles carried to the scaffold.

I can see why he wouldn’t have wanted to let it go until his head was separated from his neck. It’s that beautiful. Attributed to Georg Schreiber of Königsberg, Prussia, a 17th century master craftsman famed as the chess set maker to royalty, the game board is made of opaque white amber and translucent red amber on a wood chassis with an ebony superstructure, carved Roman-style portrait busts and chased silver accents. There’s a Nine Men’s Morris board on one side, a chess board on the other, and it opens up to reveal a diptych backgammon board.
Posted by the Flea at 10:17 AM

Koni & Maria Lynn - Dive In

Posted by the Flea at 10:16 AM

December 02, 2017

Odd Nerdrum: The Self-portrait (2015)

Posted by the Flea at 08:44 AM

What Is Pakkawood?

"Pakkawood, also sold as Staminawood, Colorwood, Dymondwood and compreg, is an engineered wood/plastic composite material commonly used in knife handles and other objects that see rough wear. It can closely resemble conventional wood, or come in a range of bright colors. According to Jay Fisher, a professional knifemaker, this phenolic-impregnated wood is currently made primarily by Rutland Plywood Corp. and sold under the Dymondwood trademark."

Posted by the Flea at 08:42 AM

Röyksopp & Robyn - Monument

Posted by the Flea at 08:41 AM

December 01, 2017

Odd Nerdrum: Meeting the master - in St. Petersburg (2014)

"The writer Torgrim Eggen interviews Odd Nerdrum at the cultural heart of Russia, visiting the Hermitage Museum, the State Russian Museum, St. Isaac's cathedral and the Repin Academy.

"'Meeting the master' ('Mestermøte'), is a series of travels with Odd Nerdrum to different countries and museums in cooperation with fineart and the magazine KUNST"

Posted by the Flea at 04:11 AM

ionnalee; GONE

Posted by the Flea at 04:07 AM