24 Nov. 2023 - 15:00 UTC
The definition of life is in flux, complexity is overrated, and humans are shrinking. Viruses are supposed to be sleek, pared-down, dead-eyed machines. But when one microbiologist stumbled upon a [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 15:00 UTC
In this episode we introduce you to a part of our bodies that was invisible to Western scientists until about five years ago; it’s called "the interstitium," a vast network of fluid channels inside [...]
10 Nov. 2023 - 15:00 UTC
Back when Robert was kid, he had a chance encounter with then President John F. Kennedy. The interaction began with a hello and ended with a handshake. And like many of us who have touched greatness, [...]
3 Nov. 2023 - 14:00 UTC
Back in February of 2022, anyone who knew anything thought the War in Ukraine would be over in a few weeks. Russia simply had more bodies to fight with and more steel to kill with.Fast-forward to [...]
27 Oct. 2023 - 14:00 UTC
While scouring the Sonoran Desert for objects left behind by migrants crossing into the United States, anthropologist Jason De León happened upon something he didn't expect to get left behind: a [...]
The Public Domain Review is dedicated to the exploration of curious and compelling works from the #history of #art, #literature, and #ideas
21 Nov. 2023 - 15:08 UTC
Edison Studios film showing the lights of Luna Park and Dreamland during the peak of the famed New York amusement district.
21 Nov. 2023 - 14:19 UTC
In the 1850s, as photography took its first steps toward commercial reproducibility, a more intimate use for light-sensitive plates briefly bloomed. It had a few names: heliographic drawing, [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 12:31 UTC
Handmade book showing Paul Claudel's scenario, with illustrations by Audrey Parr and Hélène Hoppenot, for Darius Milhaud's ballet *L'homme et son desir*.
16 Nov. 2023 - 0:27 UTC
The recommended cut-off dates to order from our shop by to ensure delivery in time for Dec 25th.
9 Nov. 2023 - 14:05 UTC
19th-century German chromolithographs of paper lanterns, the kind used to celebrate St. Martin's Day.
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28 Nov. 2023 - 2:00 UTC
In 1997, a mysterious man named Mel Waters called into a radio show, claiming to have discovered a bottomless pit with the ability to resurrect animals from the dead — but no official record of [...]
28 Nov. 2023 - 0:00 UTC
During Japan's Edo period, shunga became popular with everyone from rural peasants to the wealthy ruling class — even after it was outlawed in 1722. The post Shunga: The History Of Japanese Erotic [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 22:45 UTC
The local community of the Solomon Islands had been aware of the Vangunu giant rat for years, but efforts to photograph it remained unsuccessful until now. The post A Giant Rat That Can Break Open [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 20:45 UTC
The anchors are believed to date from 800 to 480 B.C.E. and are expected to be recovered from the water soon. The post Two Ancient Stone Anchors Were Just Discovered Off The Coast Of Sicily appeared [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 18:00 UTC
Just before fatally shooting herself in the head during a live news broadcast on July 15, 1974, Christine Chubbuck told viewers, "TV 40 presents what is believed to be a television first: in living [...]
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27 Nov. 2023 - 1:09 UTC
Take a step back in time through these vintage photos capturing Dublin in its old-time glory. Back in the late 1800s and early 1900s, Dublin was in the midst of change. These photos? They freeze [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 19:08 UTC
Ann-Margret Olsson, famously known as Ann-Margret, emerged as a megastar of the silver screen with an unmistakable blend of talent, charisma, and beauty. Born in Sweden and raised in the United [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 19:33 UTC
In the swinging 1960s, the motto for hair was crystal clear: “Go big or go home!” Celebrities like Dolly Parton, Priscilla Presley, and Brigitte Bardot rocked those larger-than-life [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 21:16 UTC
In the early 1900s, when traditions held tight, a different kind of adventure was roaring to life: women on motorcycles. These vintage photos aren’t just snapshots; they’re windows into a [...]
13 Nov. 2023 - 21:05 UTC
The 1980s was a time of strange music and odd fashion, but it was also a period of innovation for many car companies. In this article, we’re looking back at some of the great cars from the [...]
Imagine a time with no computers but with lots of craftsmanship and #creativity. This is my library of #art & #design #history, inspiration from the past.
24 Nov. 2023 - 22:11 UTC
Christopher Dresser, Teapot and milk jug, 1875-1880. Terracotta, partially glazed. Made by Watcombe Pottery Co, Torquay. Photo: Felix Bielmeier. Grassi Museum Leipzig.I am always amazed at how [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 21:33 UTC
Naum Gabo, Linear Construction NO. 1 , 1963/64 (Design 1942/43) Via Kunsthalle HamburgIn the 1930s, the Russian constructivist came across models that mathematicians had built from wire, wood and [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 12:16 UTC
Massimo Vignelli, Harper’s Illustrated Handbook of Cats or Dogs, 1985. Via Vignelli Archive
13 Nov. 2023 - 16:48 UTC
Herbert Bauer, Cover of Gebrauchsgraphik: International Advertising Art, December 1970, a German magazine dedicated to graphic design. Via Letterform archive
3 Nov. 2023 - 10:43 UTC
Achille Castiglioni, “Bavero” Teapot with Lid, 2001. Porcelain. Alessi, Italy. Via philamuseum
The Corbett Report explores the world of #politics, #history, #science and #economy from a radically alternative perspective.
25 Nov. 2023 - 1:39 UTC
Hey guys, Broc West (Video Editor Extraordinaire) is here in Japan helping me film some stuff so there will be no new videos for the next several days. If you haven't checked out my recent JFK [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 22:50 UTC
We all know what happened on 11/22/63. But what about what happened on 11/22/90? And what connects these two events? And what does Seven Days in May have to do with it? Join James Corbett for a [...]
21 Nov. 2023 - 0:12 UTC
[iframe src="" width="90%" height="320" allow="fullscreen"] James Corbett and Dr. Meryl Nass return to “Good Morning CHD” to chronicle the latest Oct. 30 [...]
19 Nov. 2023 - 12:35 UTC
Do you know what a COP really is? And did you know that the UNFCCC's COP is not the only COP being run by the de facto global government? And did you know that the real point of the World Health [...]
18 Nov. 2023 - 12:42 UTC
FROM 2013: In this edition of Film, Literature and the New World Order we welcome Thomas Sheridan, author of The Anvil of the Psyche, to discuss Gaslight, the 1940 British psychological thriller [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 17:07 UTC
The Allies’ first land campaign in the Pacific during World War II took place at Guadalcanal. The siege, led by U.S. Marines but involving every branch of the military, began on Aug. 7, 1942 [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 16:40 UTC
Miami was for LIFE, like it was for many American vacationers, a place to return to again and again. Sometimes LIFE photographers went to Miami because they were following the stars. It was a place [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 20:02 UTC
In 1961 LIFE magazine decided to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Pearl Harbor by focussing not on how it changed the world, but how it altered the life of one man. Harold Lumbert was a civilian [...]
10 Nov. 2023 - 15:08 UTC
The 1950s and ’60s are the decades in which the suburbs really took off as a feature of the American landscape. So LIFE was catching the early part of the wave In 1949 when it devoted 11 [...]
7 Nov. 2023 - 21:37 UTC
In 1967 LIFE photographer Mark Kauffman followed Paul Newman around for what turned out to be the the cover story of the Oct. 18, 1968 issue. The occasion of the story was the release of Rachel, [...]
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Research Indicates that Climate Change Had Significant Effects on Human Communities During the Neolithic and Bronze Age Periods
4 Nov. 2023 - 16:32 UTC
A specific genetic variant related to zinc regulation, possibly providing an evolutionary advantage for our ancestors adapting to cold environments may have affected mental health
3 Nov. 2023 - 16:18 UTC
Varied African genetic profiles unveil ancient natural selection acting upon interbreeding between early modern humans and Neanderthals.
30 Sep. 2023 - 14:42 UTC
Additionally, basketry from the same site predates the sandals, reaching back 9,500 years to the Mesolithic period."
20 Sep. 2023 - 22:32 UTC
Ancient wooden logs along a river's banks in Zambia has fundamentally altered our perceptions of ancient human existence.
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From prehistoric life and #archaeology to the more bizarre realms of #astronomy, #physics, #psychology, and even #tech...
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27 Nov. 2023 - 21:42 UTC
Brumalia was likely a derivation of the ancient Greek Lenaia festivals dedicated to Dionysus, where excesses in wine drinking and the liberalization of customs also took place.
27 Nov. 2023 - 21:05 UTC
Koliada is a traditional Slavic event that features carol singing. It originally celebrated the winter solstice but now celebrates the time between Christmas and Epiphany.
27 Nov. 2023 - 20:59 UTC
In feudal Japan there were many different swords used by samurai.
27 Nov. 2023 - 20:02 UTC
A typical theatrical portrayal of the Christmas narrative based on the birth of Jesus Christ is the Nativity Play, which is a kind of Christmas play. During the Christmas Vigil, the Nativity drama is [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:10 UTC
In Norse mythology, "Einherjar" refers to the chosen warriors who have died in battle and are taken to Valhalla by the Valkyries. These warriors are honored by Odin and prepare for Ragnarök, the [...]