Roll-up, roll-up for another big top edition of 10 Interesting Things I Found, edition number 67, it’s a strange world we live in filled with strange, half-human half-creature beings that inhabit positions of power. Needless to say all we can do is escape into a world of our own making, so here it is…
This Art Nouveau flamingo alphabet was designed by E. Mulier and published in “Lettres et Enseignes Art Nouveau”, Paris, 1901. Via Art Nouveau Deco on Twitter.
I like this guy’s calm and gentle voice, the bear obviously did not feel threatened by him. Also he had this demeanor of awe about him and the mother bear and him were clearly communicating.
Another amazing and atmospheric Japanese ambient album, or Environmental Music as it’s also known, it carries you away into another realm.
Via Strafari – a cool blog that goes on Safari to explore the hidden history of the ancient city of Strasbourg.
A terrifying cacophony of noise crashes across the night sky; demonic howls hang on the wind and blast through the dark forest; deep thunder rumbles across the moorland and lightening streaks across the bruised purple sky. Children cower and hide in fear, while their parents hurriedly murmur a quiet prayer; it is the passing of the dreaded Fantastic Hunt.
In Brittany, several superstitions once attributed marvellous origins to the strange noises heard on the wind during the dead of night. Such noises, reverberated, amplified and distorted by fear or lack of understanding, were believed by some to have been produced by supernatural hunts from the Otherworld or armies of the dead in the throes of some great battle that traversed the night sky.
A gigantic, slimy bundle of loooove by always interesting Youtuber Ben G Thomas.
Coal Consumption Affecting the Climate
The furnaces of the world are now burning about 2,000,000,000 tonnes of coal per year. When this is burned, uniting with oxygen, it adds about 7,000,000,000 tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere yearly. This tends to make the air a more effective blanket for the earth and to raise its temperature. The effect may be considerable in a few centuries.The Rodney & Otomatea Times, Aotearoa, 1912.
Just the lines, the colours, the symmetry there is something wonderful about this I can’t quite put my finger on. Via Reddit
Having been to the Warsaw Uprising Museum in Warsaw was such a deeply moving experience, seeing all of the young people who fought with everything they had against the Nazis.
If you are afraid….keep going
A friend and all round great guy, Craig said this to me and I’ll never stop living by this.
Here Craig shares his story about growing up in a violent home, having dyslexia and how he overcame these difficulties in his early life to become one of the most well-known and respected wildlife photographers and conservationists in Britain. He is also interviewed here.
It’s Cillian Murphy, possibly the most gorgeous man to ever live…I’m listening.
This was a bit of a random assortment of goodies this week, I hope you enjoyed them or found something interesting let me know what you thought below… stay cosy and have a great week…