Built in the late 1920’s, the classic 13 mile ‘Nordschleife’ circuit in Germany is steeped in motorsport history. Today, if you have 25-30 Euro’s in your pocket, you can actually drive this classic circuit in your own car. The media
Although I prefer Formula One, I am totally in awe of the riders who take part in perhaps the most dangerous motorsport event, the annually held Isle of Man TT. A quick trawl through some stats reveals that the best
Was pointed out early in my academic studies that all the boundaries between countries are socially constructed! Also, that maps and globes are the product of humans. Nice colours on the manufactured globe though!
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/iss-hdev-payload The International Space Station (ISS) circles at about 240 miles above our planet in low earth orbit. As you can clearly see the Earth is in fact round, & not flat as some believe!
IMHO a most underrated song! Murray Head’s 1975 track ‘Say it ain’t so Joe’ is a personal favourite, & the meaning behind the song is an interesting tale. As Wiki quote: “Say It Ain’t So, Joe” was provoked by a
1968 saw the planet Earth in a bit of a mess. Parts of Asia were in flames, Martin Luther King had been assassinated, & many cities had been torn apart by rioting. However, if you remember watching the HBO miniseries
Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medallists in the 200m, stood with their heads bowed and a black-gloved hand raised as the American National Anthem played during the victory ceremony. Read more about this protest in an Article
What a story each of these iconic photographs tells…. Read more about each photograph (and more iconic photographs) here: The Most Influential Images of All Time produced by Time Magazine. http://100photos.time.com/
Putting ‘Greatest Speeches’ search into YouTube came up with this speech by President Obama in October 2015. He was speaking in response to a mass shooting at Umpqua college in Roseburg. Whilst I cannot pretend to understand U.S. Politics on