In the swinging 60’s and early 70’s Cambodia was alive with a vibrant array of musical vibes. Rock, mambo, jazz and everything in between, above and below; traditional met and mingled with current styles from the West.
We’ve all seen badly forged ghost videos, crapply filmed UFO sightings and badly acted voodoo magic action.
Naoto Matsumura was a resident of Fukushima when the devastating earthquake of 2011 hit. As we all know, people were required to exit Fukushima quick smart due to the massive smash-up that was inflicted on their nuclear power plant.
Wikipedia is an amazing gift to the world. It tells you everything you need to know about everything, or thereabouts.
Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin (Ива́н Ива́нович Ши́шкин; 25 January 1832 – 20 March 1898) is another artistic gem who has remained partially hidden from Western eyes due to his birthplace outside of the EU.
Less a road, more a river. Yes, we can all winge and moan about the UK city’s infrastructure and general upkeep, but at least we never (rarely) have to deal with this sort of thing on our town’s main arteries.
David Hlynsky was born on the shores of the Great Lakes in the USA but his family hailed from Poland. As he got older, he realised that the depressing pictures of Soviet Bloc countries the US media had drawn in his mind couldn’t all be true, so in ’86 he decided to visit his ancestral home of Kraków.
“Kizhi churches” by User:MatthiasKabel – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
“Cordylus giganteus” by Wilfried Berns / www.Tiermotive.de – de: Bild:Riesenguertelschweif-21.jpg. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons.
Easter Island is tiny and bewilderingly remote. The island’s Rapa Nui people are most famous for their incredible stone heads and the fact that their civilisation crumbled due to an influx of rats and rampant deforestation.
I’ve been a resident of Brighton, East Sussex for more than a decade now. It’s a fairly nice place to be, if a little pricey.
Get an Atlas, open and point at random then check out the place that chance, or the Illuminati have directed you to.
“Oleg popov2” by Patrick Glanz – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. I was watching that film ‘Inglorious Basterds’ the other night.
“MagicaBeagleBoys” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia. “DuckTales (Main title)” by Source.
By Marieke Kuijjer [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Art imitating life and life imitating art can be massive factors in the development of cult-media popularity.
“Devil codex Gigas” by Kungl. biblioteket. Licensed under Attribution via Wikimedia Commons. I went through a phase of collecting antiquated books when I was younger.
“Jay-Z-02-mika” by Mikamote – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Did you know Jay-Z was a time travelling vampire?
Here’s a ruck worth watching. One bear vs one wolf would be pretty difficult to predict but I think if you were pushed you’d say that four wolves could easily take on a bear.
“Bb199” by Onfim of Novgorod, copy by http://www.gramoty.ru – http://gramoty.ru/prorisi/bb199.gif. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
I wrote a little bit about Manatees last week, I love them but I’m sometimes a little frustrated by their stupidity.