Prince died earlier today (April 21) at age 57 at his Paisley Park home and studio in Minneapolis, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press. TMZ first reported the news.
Daily Archives: April 21, 2016
Sacred Geometry And The Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu
The Huguenots were French Protestants that were deeply affected by the writings of John Calvin, to adopt the reformed traditions he espoused. They were harassed, imprisoned and killed throughout two centuries, beginning in the early 1600 and culminating in Louis XIV’s Edict of Fontainebleau, which forbade the practice of the Protestant religion and resulted in a mass exodus of over half a million Huguenots, who then established their own churches, community and practices in the French-speaking region of Switzerland. Because they were not allowed to create figurative depictions of religious iconography, because their extraordinary artistic voices were in some ways muted, they sublimated their creativity into two fields. The first was watchmaking, where men would labor with extraordinary finesse and relentlessness to create exquisite time-telling microcosms, and the second was typography, where they would pour all of their inboard artistry, all their inchoate voices, into the sacred geometry of font.
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Check Out These Famous Movie Scenes and Their Visual Doppelgangers
New films are constantly building on the tropes and ideas of the films that came before them. Great films can be creative fuel for decades and decades of movies.
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AN ISLAND FIT FOR A BOND VILLAIN
Thanks to climate change, the 1 percent now have a new problem to worry about. As sea levels rise, their private islands are imperiled. With a new concept from Swiss submarine-maker Migaloo, islands no longer have to be so annoyingly stationary. Kokomo Ailand is a custom-built multistory mega-yacht that comes complete with a penthouse, submarine bays, a beach club, and a shark elevator.
Short Film: Star Fox Zero – The Battle Begins
As part of the promotion for Friday’s release of Star Fox Zero, Nintendo has produced an animated short film that details the events leading up to and including the first level of the game.
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4 Resume Fixes That’ll Make You Way More Popular With Recruiters
It’s well documented that people only spend about six seconds looking at each resume they receive. Fortunately, there are also tons of great articles dedicated to making the most out of those six seconds.
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Nasa’s 4K Earth Porn Montage Is Basically Perfect if You Are High
Queue up that 2001 soundtrack, baby! Following up on the incredible Aurora Borealis and Australis footage that Nasa posted a few days ago, we can now marvel at crystal clear 4K footage of our home sweet home, covered in white clouds and blue sky. Now that Nasa and the astronauts on the ISS are shooting and sharing videos in glorious 4K, you finally have a perfectly justifiable reason to upgrade your TV.
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