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Vintage Vespa Images

There was a very nice with vintage ads and images of Vespa, so much loved by the Italian, but the site disappeared. Then I found a gallery at flickr, that is blocked now. That’s why I’m glad for Found in … Continue reading

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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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The Future of Ideas is now CC Licensed

The Future of Ideas is now Free, announced Lawrence Lessig, Creative Commons CEO, on his blog on 15th January. Now, “The Future of Ideas“, is available to download under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license, as his other three books, “Code … Continue reading

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60’s & 70’s Asian Pop Record Covers

60’s & 70’s Asian Pop Record Covers Photo Gallery with tons of covers uploaded by David Greenfield. This gallery contains scans of my ever-growing collection of rare 60’s and 70’s Asian pop singles. I mainly collect Singaporean titles, but I … 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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