: 14vo aniversario de la invasión de #panamá por usa, con propósito de capturar al general Manuel Antonio Noriega. diciembre 20.
song: zoo station (u2 cover)
album: ahk-toong bay-bi covered
band: nine inch nails
usa - 2011
i’m ready for the laughing gas
i’m ready for what’s next
i’m ready to duck
i’m ready to dive
i’m ready to say
i’m glad to be alive
i’m ready for the push
+: q magazine commissioned the album to commemorate the 20th anniversary of achtung baby’s original release and q’s 25th anniversary.
nirvana’s nevermind 20th anniversary
in 1991, 3 grungy dudes from washington recorded an album that changed everything. nirvana’s nevermind would sell 25 million copies, alter the course of music and fashion, and transform kurt cobain into the reluctant voice of a generation.
left: promo shoot
right: record release at beehive records in seattle
left: "he hated the people that ended up liking his band. those are the people he started a band because of, jocks and people like that."—kim warnick, singer and bassist, fastbacks
right: punk cheerleaders from “smells like teen spirit” video
+: see more
+: "one day kurt brought me a yoko ono box set, which i fuckin’ threw at him. i was like, "what? no. think about what this woman lived through. don’t you fuckin’ ever compare me to her again."—courtney love, singer, hole; widow of kurt cobain.
july 15, 1956 - may 18, 1980
stretford, england - macclesfield, cheshire, england
on may 17, 1861 — exactly 150 years ago — scottish physicist james clerk maxwell and photographer thomas sutton (who invented the slr camera that same year) used three projectors fitted with red, green, and blue filters to combine three black-and-white photos of a tartan ribbon shot through similar filters, thereby forming the world’s first color photo (above) and, consequently, the “basis of nearly all subsequent photochemical and electronic methods of colour photography.”
+: james clerk maxwell & thomas sutton (wikipedia)
chernobyl disaster 25th anniversary
on april 26, 1986, reactor number 4 at the chernobyl nuclear power facility in what is now ukraine exploded. the largest civil nuclear disaster in history led to mass evacuations, and long-term health, agricultural, and economic distress.
left: graffiti adorns a wall in the ghost city of pripyat near the 4th nuclear reactor (background) at the former chernobyl nuclear power plant, site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster.
right: schoolchildren wear gas masks during nuclear safety training lessons in rudo, ukraine near an isolated zone around the chernobyl nuclear power plant.
left: beds sit in disarray in a kindergarten in the ghost city of pripyat.
right: a cancer patient leans against the window of a special treatment chamber in a hospital in donetsk, ukraine.
+: the big picture
by jonathan sirit
+: yani’s music @ myspace
the 600 years
by the macula
mapping during 600 years anniversary of the astrological tower clock situated at old town square in center of prague, czech republic.
band: nine inch nails
album: the fragile
released: september 21, 1999
underneath it all
we feel so small
the heavens fall
but still we crawl
happy 11th birthday
d-day: june 6th, the 66th anniversary of the successful 1944 allied invasion of france.
the largest amphibious invasion in history - over 160.000 troops landed, assisted by over 5.000 ships, aerial bombardment, gliders and paratroopers.
left: 13 liberty ships, deliberately scuttled to form a breakwater for invasion vessels landing on the normandy beachhead lie in line off the beach, shielding the ships in shore. the artificial harbor engineering installation which was prefabricated and towed across the channel. 1944 photo.
right: u.s. soldiers approach omaha beach, their weapons wrapped in plastic to keep them dry, june 1944.
left: allied soldiers, vehicles and equipment swarm onto the french shore during the normandy landings, june 1944.
right: the sight of a low-flying allied plane sends nazi soldiers rushing for cover on a beach in france, before d-day june 1944. the aircraft was taking reconnaissance photos of german coastal barriers in preparation for the june 6th invasion.
+: the big picture
mas del muro de berlin
+: click en la foto (galeria interactiva del muro de un lado a otro con opcion a zoom)
info de cada artista: http://www.dailysoft.com/berlinwall/photographs/eastsidegallery.htm
la galeria en fotos: http://www.berlin101.com/?p=204