Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pudding Lane Productions, Crytek Off The Map

We are six students from De Montfort University taking part in the Crytek Off the Map project, building a 3D representation of 17th century London before The Great Fire.

For more information on our whole project, including concepts and processes please visit our team blog;

http://puddinglanedmuga.blogspot.co.uk/

*the team does not claim ownership to the music used in this video, all credit goes the the composer Hans Zimmer, ‘Leave No Man Behind’. Copyrighted.

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A faulty GPS device and its connection to a computer at the CERN research facility may explain the faster…

A faulty GPS device and its connection to a computer at the CERN research facility may explain the faster-than-light neutrinos that were recorded in the Fall of 2011. #Science #Physics

BREAKING NEWS: Error Undoes Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Results – ScienceInsider
It appears that the faster-than-light neutrino results, announced last September by the OPERA collaboration in Italy, was due to a mistake after all. A bad connection between a GPS unit and a computer…

from John Hussey – Google+ Posts

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Just added some photos to my “EVA” (spacewalk) album from the last Space Shuttle based spacewalk in …

Just added some photos to my "EVA" (spacewalk) album from the last Space Shuttle based spacewalk in the International Space Station program. Some are pics that Mike Fossum took of me while we were outside and some were taken by me that show Space Shuttle Atlantis docked to the International Space Station for the last time. More to follow…

EVA (13 photos)

from John Hussey – Google+ Posts

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Hugo Steiner-Prag’s illustrated Poe

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Halloween approaches. Edgar Allan Poe illustrators are legion—some of the better ones appeared here a couple of years ago (see the links below)—but I’d not seen these lithographs by Hugo Steiner-Prag (1880–1945) before. Steiner-Prag was an ideal illustrator for Gustav Meyrink’s The Golem so it’s a pleasure to see him addressing Poe’s poems. All the prints are from a collection at the Google Art Project which includes one of the Golem illustrations plus a set for The Tales of Hoffmann.

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Spirits of the Dead.

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The Sleeper.

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To Zante.

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The Raven.

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The City in the Sea.

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Tamerlane.

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Dreamland.

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The Lake.

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The Coliseum.

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Ulalume.

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Fairy-land.

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ARTISTS AT WAR, part 4

L. J. Jordaan (1985-1980) was a powerful graphic artist and political cartoonist in Amsterdam for the magazine, Green.  He drew a biting series of anti-Nazi cartoons during the 1930s.  After the Nazis invaded the Netherlands, they promptly shut down his magazine but Jordaan continued working underground and for alternative publications.

 

 

 

Dictating to the newspapers (wearing handcuffs) about what they can print.
Ridiculing the Nazi effort to claim Amsterdam painter Rembrandt as part of the Aryan tradition
 
Stealing into the Netherlands by the back door…

 As the tide turned against the Nazis later in the war,  Jordaan gleefully record their misfortunes:

In the end, Germany lay in ruins and Green published the following illustration of “the hangover of Brunhilde,” the German valkyrie who had become drunk on Nazi lies.  The collar on the cat in the window says “retribution. “


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