Category Archives: culture

Understanding art for geeks

Paul, the wine guy, presents his Flickr set Understanding art for geeks. My first impression was a big shock, and I asked to my buttons: what the hell? After three of four images, my artsy side went to walk and … Continue reading

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From Verne to Vonnegut

From the University of Delaware Library an exhibition in Special Collections curated by Iris Snyder: From Verne to Vonnegut – A century of science-fiction. Books, articles and more books of early works in science fiction, magazines, dystopias, aliens and others. … Continue reading

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Sexy Witch

For centuries woman with a different behaviour were called witches. Some were too clever for men, other had a strong political or religious powers, there were some of those “witches” that didn’t want to follow the “rules” dictated by society. … Continue reading

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The Root of All Evil

The Root of All Evil?, directed by Russell Barnes, is Channel 4 series about religion with Richard Dawkins. Aired in January 2006, it’s divided in two parts: Episode 1 – The God Delusion, the same name of Dawkin’s book, and … Continue reading

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Talk Like a Pirate Day 2007

Once more it’s time to celebrate the International Talk Like a Pirate Day. And I will do it on my way, sharing links, since I don’t have any pirate costume. Catster and Dogster users are also participating of this special … Continue reading

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Morning Sun

Morning Sun: a film and a website about Cultural Revolution. A very interesting site with full of information of the Cultural Revolution and its changes in the Chinese culture, with articles, photographs, posters, paintings, artwork, artifacts, audio, badges, videos, suggestions … Continue reading

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Vintage Matchbook Labels

A very coloured collection of Vintage Matchbook Labels from the 1950s and 1960s, from East Europe: Czech, Hungary and Estonia. The Flickr set was created by Linzie Hunter, who had a hard work, “painstakingly boring” work as she said, of … Continue reading

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The Greatest Super Villain and Hero Costumes

Robert Berry, from the great pop culture site retroCRUSH, made a list of The Top 10 Greatest Super Villain Costumes Of All Time. The list includes: the Catwoman, Ming the Merciless, Black Manta, Poison Ivy, Dark Phoenix, the Riddler, Galactus, … Continue reading

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The Stamp Collector’s Guide to the Galaxy

Stamps for sending a letter to outer space: The Stamp Collector’s Guide to the Galaxy. Ufology and philately share at least one thing: a passion for collecting, whether it be news clippings on unexplained cases or first day covers. From … Continue reading

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10 Years, 100 Toys

To celebrate the 10 years of making toys, the ToyFare magazine made a list counting down the 100 best toys of the decade: 10 Years, 100 Toys: From 1997 onward, toys only got better and better as companies continued to … Continue reading

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