Tag: BBC

The Way of the Knife…

Swiss Army Knife: with this tool you will be able to get out of (nearly) every hairy situation

SAChampSwiss Army Knife “SwissChamp”

Since the discovery the oldest tools recently in Kenya, dating back 3.3 million years, it is not surprising to find that the tools were very sharp flint knives:

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Window to a Lost World

“The Archives of the Planet”: Albert Kahn’s amazing photographic & filmic encyclopedia of a lost age.

Mongolia_1Mongolia – imprisoned woman – 1913

In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world. As an idealist and an internationalist, Kahn believed that he could use the new autochrome process, the world’s first user-friendly, true-colour photographic system to promote cross-cultural peace and understanding.

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Beeb! Beeb!

What would we do without the “BEEB”, i.e. short for the BBC?

broadcastinghousecompleteThe original Broadcasting House in London

Don’t get me wrong, the other Brit channels are great too, and some “foreign” channels also, but the Power House of quality television is in my opinion the British Broadcasting Company…

Hurray for the BBC Iplayer app for your Ipad, a wealth of quality TV for a few dollars per month…

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