2018-12-05 17:55 space blog

Falling in Love With the Dark - Nautilus - Pocket

For roughly the past two decades, at least two-thirds of the U.S. population have not been able to see the Milky Way at all, and it will get worse before it gets better. The dawn of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting is expected to significantly lower costs and spur consumption. In addition, LED lighting produces light with a bluer cast, which is more effectively scattered by the atmosphere. “This has the potential to be the nail in the coffin for seeing stars in most communities,” Nordgren tells me.

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The cost of a new Reel was determined at auction. Bidders stood behind partitions showing only their teeth.

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Day Of The Triffids (1956)

2018-12-04 09:16 culture blog

Edward Gorey’s Enigmatic World | The New Yorker

From 1985 almost to the end of his life, he put on vaudevillian musical revues up and down the Cape, using, for the most part, nonprofessional actors. Many of the shows were mystifying. Of one, “Useful Urns,” a spectator said, “There were these big stage pieces shaped like urns that would move about the stage with actors popping out saying various unconnected phrases.” Reportedly, a lot of the audience walked out. Gorey, by contrast, had a wonderful time. “He hooted, whooped,” a witness recalled. “It was almost more entertaining watching him than the performance.” Asked, once, exactly what he did on these shows, he answered, “I direct, I design, I do everything.” He didn’t do it too hard, though. His assistant director said that his idea of directing was “to keep the actors from running into the furniture.”

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In the Second Era, citizens were required to wear the feathers of penitents until they passed the examinations of the True Doctrine.

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hideaki mio https://www.artstation.com/artwork/GXXKmd

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From under the stomach came a flood of beetles, each a different, unimaginable color. Trumpets heralded the eviction.

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Roland Topor, Target: histoire de la flechette , 1975

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Froth on the Daydream (French: L'Écume des jours; literally: “The Foam of Days”) is a 1947 novel by French author Boris Vian. Though told as a linear narrative, the novel employs surrealism and contains multiple plot lines, including the love stories of two couples, talking mice, and a man who ages years in a week. One of the main plot lines concerns a newlywed man whose wife develops a rare and bizarre illness that can only be treated by surrounding her with flowers.

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Several packages were delivered to HQ, each a fragrant act of protest.

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Moth found trapped between points at Relay # 70, Panel F, of the Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator while it was being tested at Harvard University, 9 September 1947

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The Andromeda Strain

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Director: Robert Wise

Director of Photography: Richard H. Kline

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Kin-dza-dza! | Georgiy Daneliya | 1986

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Bread And Puppet http://breadandpuppet.org/museum