Josephine Baker was an icon of her time – the Roaring Twenties – performing as a topless dancer at the Folies Bergère in Paris, often wearing little else than a handful bananas… Pretty wild, but then again her ethnic heritage demanded nothing less than extravagance as she seemed tasked to introduce multiracial entertainers to a wider audience as she effectively brought the European Jazz Scene to fame. Baker’s sexually explicit wardrobe, style and performance are today recurring themes in popular culture, fashion, art and music. Continue reading
If you are going to wrestle a bear, try to stay away from all fish oil products, you know. I mean it’s tough for me, because I love to rub myself with salmon oil every day – it’s a great conditioner for the hair, skin.
When it comes to gruesome and grisly bears, we might not remember that in a not so distant past bears used to be valiant opponents to men in square rings where they engaged in fixed fights. As anyone might see for themselves or already guess – no man would actually be able to beat a 250-450 kg animal opponent with claws but history records show that both bear wrestling and bear boxing mostly unfolded as a close match. Continue reading
The intricate characteristics of our fake reality are sometimes difficult to take in completely in their magnitude. At the outset, even conspiracy theory seem to be straightforward – there are reasonably only that many aspects of reality the Elite needs to manipulate in order to gain and maintain dominion. The impression of finally coming to terms with how far deception goes has nevertheless become a perpetual despite many years of study. Continue reading
Four legs good, two legs bad.
— George Orwell (Animal Farm, 1945)
When looking for meaning through alternative amateur research we mostly will focus on the bigger picture and stories that stand out as significant as to how the world is globally managed. Animals will not often figure on top of any ‘alt’ researchers list as a subject matter to seriously investigate.
Cryptozoology long was the most mediated topic relating to our often hairy friends where researchers focus on anomalous specimens such as unknown animals, extinct animals, unusual variations of animals, misidentificated specimens, mythical animals, paranormal or even supernatural entities. Continue reading
All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.
– George Orwell (Animal Farm, 1945)
In the study of life and living organisms (Biology) we today divide cellular life forms into three different domains as archaea, bacteria, and eukaryote. The eukaryote group incorporates all living organisms who have a cell nucleus with genetic material enclosed. The Eukaryote domain thus include the organisms we are most familiar with such as animals, plants, fungi, and protists. Continue reading
An idle brain is the devil’s workshop
-H.G. Bohn, 1855
‘Ho-ho-ho’ are the three words Santa Claus employ as he laughingly greets his mother, aunt and sister at the same time. Of course, a “ho” is not a very flattering description of any female, let alone when speaking of your own family. But Christmas is such a celebration where profanity is prettily disguised and the imagination of children not so subtly captured. Continue reading
“Most whale photos you see show whales in this beautiful blue water – it’s almost like space.”
– Brian Skerry, Wildlife Photographer
The Natural History Museum (London, UK) originates from 1753 when Sir Hans Sloane generously donated his 71.000 item collection to the British Parliament. With an ever growing collection of artefacts the museum expanded under Sir Richard Owen* and Alfred Waterhouse designed the current building that opened on 18 April 1881. Today the Natural History Museum welcome more than five million visitors annually Continue reading