The Insane Engineering of James Webb Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope has launched and is on its way!!! James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a space telescope being jointly developed by NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). It is planned to succeed the Hubble Space Telescope as NASA’s flagship astrophysics mission.[6][7] JWST is scheduled to be launched no earlier than Friday 24 December 2021 during Ariane flight VA256. It will provide improved infrared resolution and sensitivity over Hubble, and will enable a broad range of investigations across the fields of astronomy and cosmology, including observing some of the most distant events and objects in the universe, such as the formation of…

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Joy Division: The Poster Children Of Post-Punk | Amplified

Joy Division is one of those bands that hammered out a truly unique sound. A sound so unique, that it is timeless and instantly recognizable. The background music of dark dorm rooms and moody coffee shops; the disciples of Joy Division are an eclectic group of humans from far-flung sides of the universe. I remember first getting into them in college. I loved this dark monochromatic sound.. it’s droning guitars.. the dead pan lyrics.. the eroticism of dark longing. It was intoxicating! Joy Division were an English rock band formed in Salford in 1976. The…

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In 1995 dance music came of age

TRANCE: It was 25 years ago ! : the year trance dance music went wild and eventually swept the world and Austin Texas! When my crew first started exploring Austin Texas in the 90s, we were outsiders looking for an escape from the dull drinking bars of San Antonio Tx. This was the 90s, and Texas was virtually undeveloped in the underground music scene. A scene that would soon burst with new music and styles and philosophy of the trance movement that was welling up from the basements of UK…

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The Rimac Nevera Is a $2.5 Million Hypercar Game Changer

Doug DeMuro does another great review, this time of a Rimac!! website: https://www.rimac-automobili.com/nevera/ Rimac Automobili (pronounced [rǐːmats automobǐːli], \’Ri-mats\) is a Croatian car manufacturer headquartered in Sveta Nedelja, Croatia, that develops and produces electricsports cars, drivetrains and battery systems. The company was founded in 2009 by Mate Rimac. Rimac Automobili’s first model, the Concept One, was the world’s fastest production electric vehicle.[3] While manufacturing and marketing high-performance vehicles under its own brand, Rimac also develops and produces battery packs, drivetrain systems, and vehicles for other companies. The Applus+ IDIADA Volar-E is an example[4] of a product developed for another company. During the 88th Geneva…

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1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir by Ai Weiwei (Crown Books, 2021)

In his widely anticipated memoir, Ai Weiwei—one of the world’s most famous artists and activists—tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, Ai Qing, the nation’s most celebrated poet. (Barnes and Nobles) Ai Weiwei (Chinese: 艾未未; pinyin: Ài Wèiwèi, born 28 August 1957) is a Chinese contemporary artist and activist. Ai grew up in the far north-west of China, where he lived under harsh conditions due to his father’s exile.[1] As an activist, he has been openly critical of the Chinese Government‘s stance on democracy and…

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COOOOL Stuff!!! you will LOVE

Christmas ideas!? or just cool things that you can buy or create by yourself! Chill Out with Sobro’s Smart Coffee Table Stone Offroad Design’s RISE 4×2-950, based on a Mercedes cargo truck 12′ Traditional Mongolian Yurt by Pisgah Yurt Craft, Base Package The Penta Pit Outdoor Fire Pit Chimenea Kriega R20 Backpack – Black (#302) Herbert Selldorf (b. 1929) and Günther Ferdinand Ris (b. 1928) for Rosenthal bmwmotorcycles.com S 1000 RR Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator – Rhythm PO-12

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THE CURE European Tour 2022

NEW 2022 EUROPEAN TOUR ANNOUNCED 06/12/21 THE CURE HAVE JUST ANNOUNCED DETAILS OF A 44 DATE EUROPEAN TOUR TAKING IN 22 COUNTRIES AT THE END OF 2022 WITH THE TWILIGHT SAD SUPPORTING ON ALL DATES. TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS GO ON GENERAL SALE LATER THIS WEEK AND YOU CAN FIND TICKET DEAILS AT THECURE.COM/SHOWS/ THE FULL LIST OF TOUR DATES: OCTOBER 06 – RIGA Arena08 – HELSINKI Hartwall Arena10 – STOCKHOLM Avicii Arena12 – OSLO Spektrum13 – GOTHENBURG Scandinavium14 – COPENHAGEN Royal Arena16 – HAMBURG Barclays Arena17 – LEIPZIG Quarterback Immobilien Arena18 – BERLIN Mercedes Benz Arena20 – KRAKOW Tauron Arena21 –…

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2021 Christmas Wine Affair: Through December 24th! sampling award-winning wines at 42 Hill Country Wineries.

Winter at Texas Hill Country Wineries is about the Christmas Wine Affair, the last of Texas Hill Country Wineries’ passport events of the year!Savor all that Texas Wine Country has to offer this holiday season from November 29th through December 24th, sipping and sampling award-winning wines at 42 Hill Country Wineries.With the purchase of a digital Event Passport, wine lovers can taste at up to four wineries per day over the course of the event, as well as receive exclusive discounts on bottle purchases.Passport tickets are $100/pair or $65/individual. (During…

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Eroticism, death and the devil – How Gothic art captivates us | DW Documentary

Death and the devil. Nudity and eroticism. Horror. With its daring subjects and blazing colors, the art of the Gothic period captivated viewers some 500 years ago, and still affects us deeply, today. This documentary focuses on some of the most spectacular panels and paintings of the Gothic period. The mid-15th century saw the creation of works like “Purgatory,” “Hell,” and “Paradise.” Gothic specialists introduce us to these works, while explaining just how innovative Gothic painting really was. They walk us through the beauty of the colors, show us just…

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Timeshift – 88 minute BBC 4 Prog Rock Documentary from 2003 (Previously only available in the UK !!)

a trip down memory lane from 2002 and BBC4 with a look-back at the “Golden Age Of Prog” with all your faves – Steve & Lou’s World Of Prog Progressive rock (shortened as prog; also known as classical rock or symphonic rock; sometimes conflated with art rock) is a broad genre of rock music[8] that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid-to late 1960s, peaking in the early 1970s. Initially termed “progressive pop“, the style was an outgrowth of psychedelic bands who abandoned standard pop traditions in favour of instrumentation and compositional techniques more frequently associated with jazz, folk, or classical music. Additional elements contributed to its “progressive” label: lyrics were…

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THOR: 2022 Gemini AWD® Class B+ RV

#RV manufacturers have been paying close attention to #Vanlife and the emergence of new solutions reflects this. Now AWD and 4×4 and 4 season insulation and off-grid solutions are everywhere and price points are lowering. Exciting times for #tinyhouseliving in 2022! -Artstrada magazine 2021 THOR 2022 Gemini AWD® Class B+ RV Capability. Livability. Drivability. Most importantly, the ability to go anywhere in the Gemini AWD. All Wheel Drive Class B+ RV Gemini AWD Class B+ RV comes ready to take on any adventure thanks to the Ford® Transit chassis. Gemini…

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NOONE is as Punk as Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald, naturalised French Joséphine Baker; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French entertainer, French Resistance agent and civil rights activist. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. She was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, the 1927 silent film Siren of the Tropics, directed by Mario Nalpas and Henri Étiévant.[1] During her early career, Baker was among the most celebrated performers to headline the revues of the Folies Bergère in Paris. Her performance in the revue Un vent de folie in 1927 caused a sensation in the…

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2022 Honda Navi $1,800!!

NAVI EASY TO OWN, EASY TO RIDE BASE MSRP: $1,807  +Destination Charge: $200.00 HOLY COW!!!!! THIS THING IS GOING TO HIT BIG!! What makes the new Honda Navi so much fun? How about this: First, it’s easy to ride, thanks to its one-speed, no-shift automatic CVT transmission. That helps make it easy to learn on too, even if you’ve never ridden a motorcycle before. Because it’s small, it’s easy to park. Some spectacular fuel efficiency makes it easy on your wallet when it comes time to fill the tank. A…

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PEMMICAN!!!

To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, Sohla recreates pemmican, a super food made of meat, fat and berries that dates back over 5,000 years. Plus Sohla speaks with indigenous chef Shawn Sherman to learn more about the history of this remarkable dish, in this episode of Ancient Recipes with Sohla. THE RECIPE Ingredients: – 1 pound bison fat – 2 pounds lean, boneless bison – ⅔ cup dried chokeberries – 1 teaspoon kosher salt – ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1. Cut the fat into 1-inch pieces and add…

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FERRARI DAYTONA SP3

FERRARI DAYTONA SP3  A SPORTS PROTOTYPE SOUL At the 1967 24 Hours of Daytona, Ferrari took the top three places in the first round of the International World Sports Car Championship. The 330 P3/4, 330 P4 and 412 P that famously shot past the chequered flag side by side perfectly encapsulated the spirit of the sports prototypes of the 1960s, a decade now considered the golden era of closed wheel racing. The Ferrari Daytona SP3, the second car to join the limited edition Icona series, pays homage to the mid-rear-engined Ferrari V12 sports prototypes that…

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KTM X-Bow GTX

X-BOW GTX 2020  DOWNLOAD BROCHURE X-BOW: Performance and purism, united in a unique, extreme design, and armed for adventures on the most legendary race tracks in the world, the KTM X-BOW GTX & GT2 will set new benchmarks in racing. Keeping the focus on the essentials (weight reduction, performance, aerodynamics, handling), they provide numerous new technical highlights, increased ergonomics and usability as well as an almost revolutionary safety standard. It’s the first GT racing car to combine a homologated monocoque with a homologated GT rollcage and a carbon fibre competition…

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HELIX MOTORS

HELIX MOTORS Daily commutes will never be the same. Helix’s patented steer & tilt system delivers full control for a seamless drive. Just like a pilot slicing through the open skies. No Compromise Helix gives you the interior space & comfort of a sedan for urban and suburban travel. Navigate narrow streets. Easily park where other vehicles can’t. Define a new model for commuting. Incredible Safety Experience a remarkable and sturdy ride. As strong as a shark-cage but agile like a fighter jet, Helix lets you savor all-weather comfort or let the windows down on the…

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Shaky Knees returns to Atlanta’s Central Park April 29 – May 1, 2022.

Shaky Knees 2022 My Morning Jacket, Nine Inch Nails, Khruangbin and Green Day top the Shaky Knees Music Festival 2022 lineup. Shaky Knees returns to Atlanta’s Central Park April 29 – May 1, 2022. Billy Idol, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CHVRCHES, Death Cab for Cutie, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Spoon and Highly Suspect are also aboard for Shaky Knees 2022. Other performers set to play the festival include Kurt Vile & The Violators, Japandroids (performing Celebration Rock), Mt. Joy, COIN, Biffy Clyro, Japanese Breakfast and PUP. All told, over 50 acts will play Shaky Knees’ four stages next spring. The event returns to its usual…

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