VIDEO. L'expo événement sur Neandertal ouvre au Musée de l'Homme Le diorama bleu vert luit doucement, passant des saisons chaudes aux saisons froides, un ours montre son museau, un loup hurle, un feu crépite dans la plaine. Pas de doute, cette animation aura un bel "effet immersif " et permettra au public de voir passer plus de 300.000 ans en accéléré. Marion Paquié, régisseuse des objets et son aide débarrassent un puissant bison empaillé de son voile de plastique… en faisant bien attention à ne pas piétiner les minuscules lemmings. Ici, un ouvrier fixe le socle d'un lagopède et d'un renard blancs… Plus on loin, on peint, on découpe, on dispose les objets en vitrine, dans des bruits de marteau et de scie. Nous sommes dans les coulisses de Neandertal l'expo, la prochaine grande exposition temporaire du Musée de l'Homme qui nous invitera, à partir du 28 mars 2018, à poser un œil neuf sur cet " autre ", ce cousin préhistorique disparu il y a 40.000 à 35.000 ans. Episode 1 : La mauvaise réputation Episode 2 : Un stratège… amateur de galettes
<< artomat >> Prague TV Tower - 18 Gigapixel Spherical Panorama About this Photo This is a super high resolution photo. Use your mouse to zoom in and see a startling level of detail. This image is currently (as of 12/2009) the largest spherical panoramic photo in the world. It is 192,000 pixels wide and 96,000 pixels tall. That’s 18.4 billion pixels, or 18.4 gigapixels! Read more about how this panorama was created on our blog here. About 360 cities 360Cities is dedicated to promoting geo-referenced, VR panorama photography and VR photographers around the world. If you are a photographer and you want to publish your own panoramas on 360Cities, you can join us. Sign up for 360Cities About the photographer Jeffrey Martin is an obsessive panoramic photographer who lives in Prague and is the Founder of 360Cities.net. Buy / License this image Buy a print here! This image is available for printing or licensing for both personal and commercial usage. We are also able to create images similar to this one in size and quality as commissioned work. Contact us
Battleship Island - Japan's rotting metropolis These days the only things that land on Hashima Island are the shits of passing seagulls. An hour or so’s sail from the port of Nagasaki, the abandoned island silently crumbles. A former coal mining facility owned by Mitsubishi Motors, it was once the most densely populated place on earth, packing over 13,000 people into each square kilometre of its residential high-risers. It operated from 1887 until 1974, after which the coal industry fell into decline and the mines were shut for good. With their jobs gone and no other reason to stay in this mini urban nightmare, almost overnight the entire population fled back to the mainland, leaving most of their stuff behind to rot. Today it is illegal to go anywhere near the place as it's beyond restoration and totally unsafe. The punishment for being caught visiting Hashima Island is 30 days in prison followed by immediate deportation. We explored the empty classrooms of the island’s huge school.
Sharpie Art on Styrofoam Cups (79 pics) Category: Pics | 4 Nov, 2009 | Views: 713628 | +1952 | Tweet See the site of the author for more - iamboey.com Les chats et la litterature française, zola, maupassant, colette, boris vian "Si vous voulez être écrivain, ayez des chats."Aldous Huxley (1815-1895) Le chat est le grand ami des écrivains et des poètes. Il les a fascinés, ils lui ont rendu hommage. L'un des premiers chats à se faire connaître dans la littérature est le chat botté, dans le conte de CHARLES PERRAULT (1628-1703), publié dans "Les contes de la mère l'oye" en 1697. Le chat botté, lithographie du XIXe siècle, de Gustave Doré Lire le conte de Charles Perrault CHATEAUBRIAND (1768-1848) vécut entouré de chats. Le poète, romancier, peintre et critique d'art THEOPHILE GAUTIER (1811-1872) fut lui aussi un grand adorateur des chats. Extrait de "La ménagerie intime" : "C'est une bête philosophique, tenant à ses habitudes, amie de l'ordre et de la propreté. (...) A lire absolument si vous avez le temps : "La ménagerie intime" EMILE ZOLA évoque à plusieurs reprises, et avec justesse, les petits félins. Lire la nouvelle "Le paradis des chats" On retrouve un chat dans "Thérèse Raquin" : le chat tigré François.
Beautiful French Country House Presumably the workplace of an artist and the home of a creative soul, this beautiful French country house is a treat for those with a keen eye. Or those who enjoy the revitalizing mix of nature and the human mind. Cocooned in natural surroundings, this house has a rustic, pristine and a raw feel to it. Semi-clad in luxury, this French cottage is a dream home for many. With the option of working indoors and outdoors, the house inspires vision. If you come across stunning villas like these which you think need to be featured here at Home-Designing, please mention them in the comments. [Via]
Digital Archive Project Ainu people The Ainu (Japanese: アイヌ?), also called Aynu, Aino (アイノ?), and in historical texts Ezo (蝦夷?), are an indigenous people in Japan (Hokkaido) and Russia (Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands). Historically, they spoke Ainu and related varieties. Most of those who identify themselves as Ainu still live in this same region, though the exact number of living Ainu is unknown. History A group of Ainu people (between 1863 and early 1870s) Recent research suggests that Ainu culture originated in a merger of the Okhotsk and Satsumon cultures. In 1264, Nivkh people reported to the Yuan Dynasty of China that Ainu invaded the land of Nivkh, resulting in battles between Ainu and the Yuan Dynasty. Active contact between the Wajin (the ethnically Japanese) and the Ainu of Ezochi (now known as Hokkaido) began in the 13th century. The Ainu formed a society of hunter-gatherers, living mainly by hunting and fishing, and the people followed a religion based on phenomena of nature. Origins
Drawings under the influence of LSD These nine drawings were done by an artist under the influence of LSD – part of test conducted by the US government during it’ s dalliance with psychotomimetic drugs in the late 1950s. The artist was given a dose of LSD 25 and free access to an activity box full of crayons and pencils. His subject is the medico that jabbed him. ^ First drawing is done 20 minutes after the first dose (50Âµg). An attending doctor observes – Patient chooses to start drawing with charcoal. The subject of the experiment reports – “Condition normal.. no effect from the drug yet.” ^ 85 minutes after the first dose and 20 minutes after the second dose has been administered (50Âµg + 50Âµg). The patient seems euphoric. “I can see you clearly, so clearly. ^ 2 hours and 30 minutes after the first dose. Patient appears very focused on the business of drawing. “Outlines seem normal, but very vivid – everything is changing colour. ^ 2 hours and 32 minutes after first dose. Patient seems gripped by his pad of paper.
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Escape Into Life Sputnik7 | indie music, film and video on demand Burakumin Terminology A widely used term for buraku settlements is dōwa chiku (同和地区 "assimilation districts"), an official term for districts designated for government and local authority assimilation projects. The social issue surrounding "discriminated communities" is usually referred to as dōwa mondai (同和問題 "assimilation issues") or less commonly, buraku mondai (部落問題"hamlet issues"). In the feudal era, the outcaste were called eta (穢多, literally, "an abundance of defilement" or "an abundance of filth"), a term now obviously considered derogatory. Some burakumin refer to their own communities as "mura" (村 "villages") and themselves as "mura-no-mono" (村の者 "village people"). Other outcaste groups from whom Buraku may have been descended included the hinin (非人—literally "non-human"). In the 19th century the umbrella term burakumin was coined to name the eta and hinin because both classes were forced to live in separate village neighborhoods. Historical origins End of feudal era