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The Best Budget Binoculars for Birding: Celestron, Nikon, Opticron, Kowa. You can spend a small fortune on the world's finest binoculars, but you don't have to break the bank in order to purchase a pair of optics that are great for birding. All of these bins deliver bright images and good—in some instances great—fields of view at a modest price. To make the most of your investment, always clean bins with a micro-fiber lens cloth. A tissue or T-shirt will scratch the lens coatings crucial to optical performance. One note about cost: A couple of the contenders in this category have a manufacturer's suggested retail price that is just north of $200. Once you've perused these budget-friendly bins, check out the top picks for four other price categories in our complete Audubon Guide to Binoculars.

Celestron Nature DX 8x42 Price: $140 Score: 3.74 The takeaway: When reviewers learned the price of these bins after testing, many were surprised that such affordable optics performed so well. Nikon Prostaff 3s 8x42 Celestron Trailseeker 8x42 Opticron LE WP 8x42 Kowa SV 8x42. 78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P. : Free Audio : Download & Streaming. 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings Jun 17, 2017 by Duke Ellington and his Famous Ochestra; Ellington audio eye favorite 0 comment 1 Performer: Duke Ellington and his Famous Ochestra Writer: Ellington Fox Trot; Produced by Master Records, Inc. Jun 17, 2017 by Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra; Strayhorn; Ellington Performer: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra Writer: Strayhorn; Ellington Fox Trot; Produced by Master Records, Inc. Performer: Les Brown and his Duke Blue Devils Writer: Les Brown Fox Trot. Jun 17, 2017 by Les Brown and his Duke Blue Devils; Harold Mooney Performer: Les Brown and his Duke Blue Devils Writer: Harold Mooney Fox Trot.

Jun 17, 2017 by Griff Williams and his Orchestra; Duke; Walter King Performer: Griff Williams and his Orchestra; Walter King Writer: Duke Fox Trot; Vocal Chorus. Jun 17, 2017 by Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra; Marilyn Duke and Vaughn Monroe; Kay and Sue Werner Jun 17, 2017 by Phil Napoleon and his Orchestra; Billy Murray; Joe Schuster; Duke Yellman. Radiooooo. The David W. Niven Collection of Early Jazz Legends, 1921-1991 : Free Audio : Download & Streaming.

From the David W. Niven Collection of Jazz History, a cassette recording from the Jazz artist Benny Goodman, from the era of 1930-1931. Tape 3. Recorded with a TEAC AD-500 cassette deck, a desktop computer with a modern SoundBlaster sound card, and the audio recording program GoldWave. Each cassette was recorded to a single WAV-format file at 44100 kHz, 16-bit quality, to match the quality of CD-audio. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W. From the David W.

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A still image from the documentary The Eagle Huntress. The film follows teenager Aisholpan Nurgaiv, the first female in a traditionally male role, as she trains a golden-eagle chick to hunt in Mongolia. Asher Svidensky/Kissaki Films hide caption toggle caption Asher Svidensky/Kissaki Films A still image from the documentary The Eagle Huntress. Asher Svidensky/Kissaki Films The Eagle Huntress, a documentary film set in Mongolia directed by Otto Bell and starring teenager Aisholpan Nurgaiv, debuted Sunday at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Aisholpan's family members are nomadic Kazakh herders of the Altai mountains region who base their subsistence economy on herding cattle and goats. This specialized hunting practice — woven into the fabric of everyday life and celebrated at regional competitions — has been an entirely male endeavor throughout its history, passed down in families from generation to generation.

The scene in which Nurgaiv releases his eagle is a moving one. The 100 Greatest Blues Albums. We’ve set ourselves another, almost, impossible challenge. This time it’s to come up with a definitive list of the 100 Greatest Blues Albums…ever. As usual we haven’t just dreamed up this list, we have trawled the net, looked through numerous magazines and books to try to get a consensus as to what the 100 should be. Well, have we succeeded? We are surprised by the breadth of the blues, as well as the sheer number of different blues styles that are represented here. There’s the jazz end of the blues, the folk-blues, blues rock, straight forward, honest to goodness, down home blues, Chicago Blues, British Blues, Country Blues as well as White men playing the Blues Most fans of the blues recognise that it is something that is as often as not best played live and there are some cracking ‘in concert’ performances.

We have given you the list alphabetically, having given up trying to do 100 down to #1. Albert Collins Ice Pickin Albert Collins, Robert Cray & Johnny Copeland Showdown! Download Jim Rockford’s Answering Machine Messages as MP3s. Cartoons at Random. Garth Stevenson — The Insight. New Releases - Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, DVD | Rotten Tomatoes. Enlighten Mints :: Unemployed Philosophers Guild. National Jukebox LOC.gov. WARNING: Historical recordings may contain offensive language. Read the disclaimer Now Playing... Elk's reunion march Le parlate d'amor El teléfono a larga distancia At the jazz band ball Everybody's jazzin' it Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile!

View This Playlist 1919 Victrola Book of the Opera Stories of the operas with illustrations and descriptions of Victor opera records. More about Victrola Book of the Opera News The National Jukebox debuts featuring more than 10,000 78rpm disc sides issued by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1900 and 1925. Imagine your computer as a new Gramophone purchased for family and friends to enjoy in your home parlor. Victor Advertisements The success of the Victor Talking Machine Company is often attributed to its aggressive and comprehensive print advertising campaigns. Coming Soon to the National Jukebox New recordings are added to the Jukebox periodically.

New European Paintings Galleries, 1250-1800, at the Met. Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times Italian Baroque works in the Metropolitan Museum’s European paintings galleries, which have expanded by nearly a third and undergone a reinstallation. The last reinstallation was in 1972 and encompassed a chronological span from Giotto to Picasso. Later, 19th- and 20th-century art was cut loose and sent elsewhere. The rest of the European collection, by then huge, easily could have filled the freed-up space.

But the Met decided to reserve the emptied galleries for blockbuster shows. Now comes a change. We are not talking revolution. Most important, the geography of the galleries has been recalibrated. No more. France is now unitary, as is Spain (Goya used to be stuck out in nowheresville), and all national blocs are broken up by thematic displays. But what makes the reinstallation most stimulating is a subtle feature, what you might call a curator’s secret weapon: the power of placement. Both pieces are compact, probably made for home altars.

Mike Hale’s Top 12 Television Shows of 2013. What's New on Netflix USA. IMDB Top 250 Movies of All Time. The top 250 movies of all time as voted by IMDb users. This list reflects the list in mid-2013. It changes over time, so we will release updated versions each year. This list is currently the most popular list on listchallenges.com, so take the challenge and then share your score on Facebook to see if you are the biggest movie buff of all your friends! 65,243 users · 345,792 views Required scores: 1, 56, 81, 105, 136 How many have you seen? The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The Godfather (1972) The Godfather, Part II (1974) Pulp Fiction (1994) The Good, The Bad and The Ugly The Dark Knight (2008) 12 Angry Men (1957) Schindler's List (1993) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Fight Club (1999) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) The Fellowship Of The Ring One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) Inception (2010) Goodfellas (1990) Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) Seven Samurai (1954) Forrest Gump (1994) The Matrix (1999) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Dr.

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