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December 17, 2018

Michael Wood - In Search of the Dark Ages...Erik Bloodaxe (1980)

Posted by the Flea at 12:33 AM

The Hill Country Devil - Glory

Posted by the Flea at 12:31 AM

December 16, 2018

Traditional Enamel Dial Manufacturing

"Dials made of enamel can last forever, have a great smooth aspect, are prestigious because of their very artisenal production process and have existed since the 17th century. We find them today in historical pieces visible in museums. This technique was used until the beginning of the 20th century. Then metal dials replaced them because it became possible to add colorful decorations. Since then, enamel has used mostly been used on exclusive watches."

Posted by the Flea at 10:28 AM

Protect your library the Medieval way

With horrifying book curses.

“These curses were the only things that protected the books,” says Marc Drogin, author of Anathema! Medieval Scribes and the History of Book Curses. “Luckily, it was in a time where people believed in them. If you ripped out a page, you were going to die in agony. You didn’t want to take the chance.”
Posted by the Flea at 10:26 AM

Appleblim and Peverelist - Circling

Posted by the Flea at 10:24 AM

December 14, 2018

Royal Britain from the Air

Posted by the Flea at 04:28 AM

Otis McDonald - Not For Nothing

Posted by the Flea at 04:24 AM

December 13, 2018

The B1M - Collins House: Building Melbourne's Prefabricated Skyscraper

"Prefabricated elements are being used to construct one of the world's most slender skyscrapers in Melbourne, Australia."

Posted by the Flea at 07:25 AM

Jorge Luis Borges’ 1967-8 Norton Lectures

"Nearing both 70 years of age and total blindness, Borges nonetheless gives a virtuosically wide-ranging series of talks, freely reaching across forms, countries, eras, and languages without the aid of notes. Entitled 'This Craft of Verse,' these lectures ostensibly deal with poetry."

Posted by the Flea at 07:24 AM

Say Sue Me - Let it begin

Posted by the Flea at 07:22 AM

December 12, 2018

Rupert Sheldrake - The Science Delusion

Posted by the Flea at 07:29 AM

Sierra Ferrell - Jeremiah

Posted by the Flea at 07:28 AM

December 11, 2018

Hornblower S01E01 The Even Chance

Posted by the Flea at 06:12 AM

Lyves - Visions

Posted by the Flea at 06:11 AM

December 10, 2018

Peter Zeihan - America at the Edge (November 7, 2018)

"Peter Zeihan, Geopolitical Strategist, Zeihan on Geopolitics, presented at the 12th annual Kern County Energy Summit."

Posted by the Flea at 06:18 AM

Peter Zeihan - Trade Wars: The Unravelling of the Geopolitical World Order (November 20, 2018)

Posted by the Flea at 06:17 AM

Shpongle - Strange Planet

Posted by the Flea at 06:16 AM

December 09, 2018

The winds of Mars

"NASA’s new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the 'really unworldly' Martian wind. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory released audio clips of the alien wind Friday. The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week of operations at Mars.

"The wind is estimated to be blowing 10 mph to 15 mph (16 kph to 24 kph). These are the first sounds from Mars that are detectible by human ears, according to the researchers."

Posted by the Flea at 01:24 AM

Nils Frahm - Says (Live on KEXP)

Posted by the Flea at 01:21 AM

December 08, 2018

Chanel - The Paris-New York 2018/19 Métiers d’art Show

Posted by the Flea at 10:44 AM

Jeff Buckley & Elizabeth Fraser - All Flowers In Time Bend Towards The Sun

Posted by the Flea at 10:42 AM

December 06, 2018

NYC Apartment Tour: $28.5 million

Posted by the Flea at 08:03 AM

Christine McCann - The Capital City

Posted by the Flea at 08:01 AM

December 04, 2018

Visiting Saskatchewan - Canada's rural wasteland

"My first-ever trip to the Canadian province of Saskatchewan and the city of Regina. Saskatchewan is a land of farmers, wheat, and perogies, but is it as dull as people say?"

Posted by the Flea at 06:24 PM

Wafia - I'm Good

Posted by the Flea at 06:22 PM

December 03, 2018

The Urban Gentry - Pure Ghastly! Your 101 Watch Pet Peeves

Posted by the Flea at 07:54 AM

The Chemical Brothers - Free Yourself

Posted by the Flea at 07:52 AM

December 02, 2018

The Girl Who Hated Books (2006)

"This animated short about literacy introduces us to Meena, a young girl who hates books even though her parents love to read. Books are everywherein Meena's house, in cupboards, drawers and even piled up on the stairs. Still, she refuses to even open one up. But when her cat Max accidentally knocks down a huge stack, pandemonium ensues and nothing is ever the same again..."

Posted by the Flea at 10:12 AM

Kali Uchis - After The Storm

Posted by the Flea at 10:11 AM

December 01, 2018

Royal Flashman (1975)

"Royal Flash is a 1975 film based on George MacDonald Fraser's second Flashman novel, Royal Flash. It stars Malcolm McDowell as Flashman. Additionally, Oliver Reed appeared in the role of Otto von Bismarck, Alan Bates as Rudi von Sternberg, and Florinda Bolkan played Lola Montez. Fraser wrote the screenplay and the film was directed by Richard Lester."

Posted by the Flea at 04:24 AM

The HU - Wolf Totem

Posted by the Flea at 04:22 AM