50 Most Influential Books of the Last 50 (or so) Years. In compiling the books on this list, the editors at SuperScholar have tried to provide a window into the culture of the last 50 years.
Ideally, if you read every book on this list, you will know how we got to where we are today. Not all the books on this list are “great.” The criterion for inclusion was not greatness but INFLUENCE. All the books on this list have been enormously influential. The books we chose required some hard choices. We also tried to keep a balance between books that everyone buys and hardly anyone reads versus books that, though not widely bought and read, are deeply transformative. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Greg Rutters Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already... - StumbleUpon. Family tree of the Greek gods. Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font.
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There are structures that can make our jaw drop because of their beauty while others are so grandiose to look at. They are also usually those kind of buildings that convince us to take a double-take on our camera. They look strange, silly, weird, and sometimes, funny. These are the structures that challenge our vision and trick our mind, each time we take another look at them; it takes us back to the awe that architecture always manages to convey. Here are 15 buildings that will surely get a double-take once you get around them. 1. Image Image The Dancing House is found in Prague, Czech Republic. The unique design of a bent building was very nontraditional during their time and took a lot of criticism from the public. Its original name was supposed to be Fred and Ginger, after the famous dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Source 2. Image Image The Crooked House is a very unusual house found in Sopot, Poland.
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Quotes. Food. Music. Videos. Back Again: The 19 Best Movies That You Didn't See in 2009 « ... By Alex Billington January 21, 2010 Although it's now 2010, that doesn't mean we can't look back at some of the best movies you didn't see last year.
Back by popular demand, it's our third annual list of the 19 Best Movies That You Didn't See in 2009 (you can find the older lists here: 2008, 2007). Featured below is a hand-picked selection of the best independent and mainstream films that were either quietly dumped by distributors, ignored by audiences, or just not marketed well.
So to give these films some extra time in the spotlight, and to support some of the best filmmakers out there, we've put together this 2009 recap just for you. Read on for the complete list! I would like to encourage everyone to watch at least one of these that they haven't heard of (or didn't see) beforehand. Anvil! At fourteen years old, best friends Lips and Robb Reiner made a pact to rock together forever. The Brothers Bloom Opened on May 15, 2009 Directed by Rian Johnson There's More: Page 1 Page 2. Lackadaisy Expressions. Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this.
I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! Just give me a day or two to whip something up... " Um. Anyway, I found all I could really do was try to explain ways to teach yourself...and then add some pictures.