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Photo. NET ART. Street art. Historic Tale Construction Kit - Bayeux. Mapping & Cartography. Maps & Geographic Data. Largest Early World Map - Monte's 10 ft. Planisphere of 1587. An extraordinary 60 sheet manuscript world map made in 1587 by Urbano Monte has been added to the David Rumsey Map Collection at Stanford University. At 10 foot square, this map or planisphere is the largest known early map of the world. It was hand drawn by Monte in Milan, Italy, and only one other manuscript copy exists. Index of Late Medieval Maps. Sumerian Shakespeare. Network Awesome. ZBS Media. 'Unicornland': A Webseries About Polyamory That Puts Single People In The Spotlight. "Unicorn" is a term that doesn’t have the most positive connotations in the poly community.

'Unicornland': A Webseries About Polyamory That Puts Single People In The Spotlight

It’s used to describe a solo poly being sought by a poly couple, and if rules are set by the primary couple, it may not always be a relationship where everyone has an equal footing. Unicornland is a web series, described as a "dramedy" by its writer and producer Lucy Gillespie, puts the unicorn first. In a series of eight short but beautifully shot and scripted episodes, newly divorced New Yorker Annie, played by Laura Ramadei (Orange is the New Black), is the unicorn in question. Anna Utopia Giordano. Salvador Dali - Alice in Wonderland. Down the rabbit-hole with Salvador Dali’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ It seems like a perfect match, the master of Surrealist painting, Salvador Dali illustrating a classic of nonsense literature, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Salvador Dali - Alice in Wonderland

In 1969, Dali produced thirteen illustrations for a special edition of Carroll’s book published by Maecenas Press-Random House, New York. KUNSTKRAKE – Works of art by Michael Hutter. Detroit in ruins. When Pixels Collide. Last weekend, a fascinating act in the history of humanity played out on Reddit.

When Pixels Collide

For April Fool's Day, Reddit launched a little experiment. It gave its users, who are all anonymous, a blank canvas called Place. The rules were simple. Each user could choose one pixel from 16 colors to place anywhere on the canvas. They could place as many pixels of as many colors as they wanted, but they had to wait a few minutes between placing each one. Over the following 72 hours, what emerged was nothing short of miraculous. From a single blank canvas, a couple simple rules and no plan, came this: Collection: M. C. Escher (1898-1972). Prints and Drawings / Institution: Boston Public Library - Digital Commonwealth Search Results. Category:Images by J.R.R. Tolkien. Nicholas Roerich - Museum shop large prints 20 by 28 in. British Museum. Absinthe poetry. Several poems about or referencing absinthe exist all over the world.

Absinthe poetry

The more one digs for it the more one finds. It just never ends. Some of them I have collected here in this section of the site. Poems, quotes and excerpts from books by authors from Sweden, France, England and more. The Absinthe Encyclopedia by David Nathan-Maister – – The definitive guide to the history of absinthe. ~ A Guide to the Lost World of Absinthe and La Fée Verte ~ Introduction Absinthe… the Green Fairy… La Fée Verte… no other drink has the same romantic history – the French Impressionists….Toulouse Lautrec, Degas, Manet, Van Gogh….Paris in the Belle Époque… the cafés of Montmartre… the muse of writers from Verlaine and Rimbaud to Joyce and Hemingway.

The Absinthe Encyclopedia by David Nathan-Maister – – The definitive guide to the history of absinthe.

Of course, there’s a darker side to absinthe as well – no other drink has ever roused the same degree of passionate condemnation, and no other drink has ever been banned outright in the way absinthe was in the years leading up to 1915. All that remains of the heyday of this elixir are the echoes it left behind – books, posters, advertising material, temperance propaganda, glasses, spoons and other peculiar accoutrements of absinthe drinking. A blog about Stonehenge Replicas. We kid you not. How Should We Then Live? - Wikipedia. How Should We Then Live: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture is a major Christian cultural and historical documentary film series and book.

How Should We Then Live? - Wikipedia

The book was written by presuppositionalist theologian Francis A. Schaeffer and first published in 1976. The book served as the basis for a series of ten films. Schaeffer narrated and appeared throughout the film series, which was produced by his son Frank Schaeffer and directed by John Gonser.[1] In the film series, Schaeffer attacked the influences of the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and Charles Darwin. The films were credited with inspiring a number of leaders of the American conservative evangelical movement, including Jerry Falwell.[2] The complete list of materials that the Schaeffers produced under the title "How Should We Then Live?

" Overview[edit] Table of Contents[edit] Inspiration for the film series[edit] The film series[edit] Johnny Got His Gun. Johnny Got His Gun is an anti-war novel written in 1938 by American novelist and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo[2] and published September 1939 by J.

Johnny Got His Gun

B. Lippincott.[1] The novel won one of the early National Book Awards: the Most Original Book of 1939.[3] Plot[edit] The Battle We Didn't Choose. Watch this bizarre, hilarious history of the whole world. Republic for a Day: an Eye-Witness Account of the Carpatho-Ukraine Incident / By Michael Winch, Photographs By Czeslaw Jakubowski by Winch, Michael: Hardcover, Skr 1,938.47 at Alibris Marketplace. Random H. P. Lovecraft Story Generator. Per & Lisa. Sci-Fi. The Full History of Board Games. The Royal Game of Ur 2600 BC Within the past few years board games have gone through an explosion of growth.

The Full History of Board Games

In 2012 The Guardian went as far as dubbing it “A Golden Age for Board Games”, stating board games have seen a growth rate as high as 40% year over year. It’s also quickly becoming one of Kickstarter’s most funded project categories. The budding interest has gone as far as inspiring Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day to start a popular Youtube series, called Table Top. This series pits internet celebrities against each other and garners several hundred thousand views per video. So, how did something so archaic become so popular? The First Board Game Most people don’t realize board games are actually pre-historic, meaning we had board games before we had written language.