Posts Tagged: volcano

The Volcano that Defined the 1816-7 Art Scene

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“The year without a summer,” as 1816 came to be known, gave birth not only to paintings of fiery sunsets and tempestuous skies but two genres of gothic fiction. The freakish progeny were Frankenstein and the human vampire, which have loomed large in art and literature ever since. William J. Broad writes for the New […]

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Morning Coffee

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The best thing about being alive and on the internet in 2009 are photoblogs of diy urban archaeology. The Kingston Lounge is one such site, focusing on decaying old hospitals. Or how about this photo gallery of the abandoned SFO International Terminal. I could keep going. . . The New York Times on long-beaked echidnas […]

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