A meticulous documentary film, a point by point repudiation of the Ancient Aliens series. Well done, very compelling, and entertaining. You will learn quite a bit about ancient cultures and dignify their achievements with the veneration that they justly merit. We viewed it in sections, not the entire 3-hour documentary in one sitting. If you have
Dr. Lloyd Ridgeon talks about the role of Sufi women in the medieval period. Ridgeone examines positive and negative portrayals of Sufi women in a wide range of texts. VIDEO: Female Sufis in the Medieval Period – Medievalists.net http://www.medievalists.net/2016/05/20/video-female-sufis-in-the-medieval-period/ Published on Mar 1, 2016 Dr Lloyd Ridgeon – Reader in Islamic Studies, The University of Glasgow.
Pulitzer prize–winner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy and illusion. Chris Hedges argues that we now live in two societies: One, the minority, functions in a print-based, literate world, that can cope with complexity and can separate illusion from truth. The other, a growing majority,
An inspired animation of Frida Kahlo’s famous portrait that was taken by her father, Guillermo Kahlo, in 1932 . The animation incorporates key images from her works that also defined her life as she depicted it on canvas. I had to have it. via GIPHY Frida Kahlo Bio as Artist “Mexican fantasy painter known
This article by Perrie Samotin for StyleCaster had great videos of Prince performances, including performances with other musical artists. There are well known and lesser known videos that help to define his unique qualities as a performer. An unforgettable stage presence and stellar showman. These 15 are a tiny sample. Contents0.1 Nobody Performed Like Prince:
This is a Billboard article written by Natalie Weiner. It is about the collaboration of two innovative icons of the music arts, Prince and one of his most powerful influences, Miles Davis. Titans of talent and musical creativity. A fitting piece in the wake of Prince’s untimely death. Both represent huge losses to the music
The photograph was taken 2 years after the historic Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling segregation is unconstitutional. Gordon Parks was an outstanding, prolific, African American, photographer who captured the dark side of American society in technically brilliant photos in an essay for Life Magazine called Segregation Story. This is a great photo
A detailed review of “How to Write a Thesis” a book written by author and intellectual Umberto Ecco. The book was originally published in Italian in 1977, pre-internet, so some technical info is outdated. It was released in English last year, 2015. It looks to be an excellent read. I never made it to grad