4-12 2013, 13:27 NP
“Underground shelters built in fear of a nuclear attack were usually cramped spaces with just enough amenities to survive a few months. When wealthy recluse Girard “Jerry” B. Henderson built his Cold War bunker in 1978, he decided to ride out the end of the world in style.”
(video na de klik, via BoingBoing)
3-12 2013, 11:33 NP
- Incluis een zekere badeend.
“Digital Globe, a provider of commercial satellite pictures, gathers 1 billion square kilometers of Earth imagery every year. That’s nearly enough to cover the globe twice — and some of it is downright beautiful. Several years ago, employees at the Colorado-based organization decided to pick their favorite to share Earth’s beauty with the public. This year, they’ve collected 20 awe-inspiring scenes, and they want you to pick your favorite of the bunch.”
2-12 2013, 23:13 NP
- The Day the Wall Came Down
by Veryl Goodnight, Bronze, 2004.
“CIA’s fine arts program—administered by its Fine Arts Commission since the 1960s—has benefited over the years from donations of sculptures and paintings that celebrate historical accomplishments in intelligence. The commission reviews donation proposals and, when it finds them appropriate, officially recommends works for acceptance. Before any work is accepted, however, Agency financial and legal officers, the Office of Security, and the Office of Public Affairs all consider the recommendation. The CIA Museum and History Staff of the Center for the Study of Intelligence advise the Fine Arts Commission on historical content.”
2-12 2013, 8:29 NP
29-11 2013, 11:54 JB
- Cor Kraat – Auto in de parkeergarage aan het Weena – 1987
“Saturday November 30 at 16.00h KWARTET II will be released and the brand new version of the game will be played at Upominki a.k.a. the New Rotterdam Championships – are then and there!
This will be also the first chance for you to collect a copy of KWARTET II!”
28-11 2013, 10:37 JB
“SUPERFLEX have replaced a run-down public toilet in Gwangju with a new toilet which in its interior is an exact copy of the exclusive toilet used by the Executive Board of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.”