August 5, 2021

Tools & Craft #119: The Future of Furniture, Part 1

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BY  Joel Moskowitz- From Core77 Here are four links to articles in the New York Times that set me pondering. The first says the antique furniture market is collapsing because nobody wants the old stuff, but the article gives hope for modern makers. How Low Will Market for Antiques Actually Go?. The second says nobody wants the old […]

WWII battle sets stage for Japan’s defeat

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It’s been 76 years since the World War II battle that set the stage for Japan’s defeat — and changed naval warfare forever By Christopher Woody US Navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington World War II Pacific The surviving crew of USS Lexington, sunk by the Japanese in the Coral Sea, abandon ship. Sailors slide down […]

Scary abandoned places

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Scary Places That Will Give You The Creeps From Lifestyle & Design 1. IM Cooling Tower, Belgium Image credits: brokenview These are parts of a cooling tower in an old power station in Monceau, Belgium. The trumpet-like structure in the middle introduced hot water to the structure, where it then cooled while dripping down hundreds […]

Former owner of Cayman Islands Seaview hotel makes world news again with more WWII planes sitting in his hanger

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By Emma Glanfield from Daily Mail UK Stars of the skies: Collection of six Messerschmitts that appeared in 1969 film Battle of Britain sold for £4million after sitting in hanger for decades Six Messerschmitts from ‘Battle of Britain’ sold in multi-million pound deal Aircraft featured in 1969 war epic and have now been sold to […]

Celebrating the International Day of the Seafarer

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“Tales from the High Seas” National Trust Speaker Series In celebration of the International Day of the Seafarer on Wednesday, 25 June, the National Trust in partnership with the Seafarers’ Association hosted “Tales from the High Seas” talk as a part of the Trust’s bi-monthly Speaker’s Series at the Seafarers Hall between 6-8pm. The Panel […]