episode #121 origin of life

Billions of years ago, Earth, along with the rest of our solar system, was entirely unrecognisable, existing only as an enormous cloud of dust and gas. There are many models, but little consensus, on how life emerged from non-living chemicals.  Lightning may have provided the spark needed for life to begin. Electric sparks can generate… Continue reading episode #121 origin of life

episodes #119 & #120 tunes

TtBLG episode #120 music Max Roach: Parisian Sketches DJ Shadow: What Does Your Soul Look Like, Part 2 Röyksopp: A long, Long Way Hans Zimmer: Waiting for a Train TtBLG episode #120 music Jazztronik: Sunshine Bag Raiders: Sunlight Barrio Jazz Gang: Safe Under The Sun Sheila Landis: Summertime Zero 7: Salt Water Sound Silent Poets:… Continue reading episodes #119 & #120 tunes

episode #118 origin of Earth

he Universe is time, space, planets, stars, galaxies, etc. — in the form of either mass or energy. It consists of billions of galaxies; each galaxy consisting of billions of stars and their solar systems, and each solar system further consisting of many planets and their satellites. Just a simple sneak-peek into Wikipedia of the… Continue reading episode #118 origin of Earth

episode #117 Gaia theory

James Lovelock was one of the most influential scientists of our time, he worked for the British government during the second world war and later for NASA on the Mars Viking mission. It was then that he was inspired to develop the Gaia Hypothesis, the idea that the Earth is a massively interconnected, self-regulating system.… Continue reading episode #117 Gaia theory

episode #116 style icons

The "fashion leaders" of past generations were those in the very highest society-royalty, aristocrats, and their wives and mistresses, such as Napoleon's wife Josephine,  the Prince Regent, the famous Beau Brummel, King Edward VII and his elegant wife Alexandra and many of his mistresses (Madame Standish of Paris, who was the first to wear the… Continue reading episode #116 style icons

episode #114 feminine elegance II

Carmen Dell'Orefice Having Tea by Lilian Bassman in 1950 Spoken word Maya Angelou: Phenomenal Woman Music Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Caroline O'Connor, Natalie Mendoza and Lara Mulcahy: Sparkling Diamonds Montefiori Cocktail: Gipsy Woman Friendly Fires: White Diamonds Beck: Diamond Dog Shirley Bassey: Diamonds Are Forever Nina Simone: See Line Woman Ella Fitzgerald: Top Hat, White… Continue reading episode #114 feminine elegance II

episode #113 feminine elegance

John William Waterhouse The Lady of Shalott Spoken word William Shakespeare, Eileen Atkins as Emilia in Othello ‘If wives do fall’ Music Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mýa and P!nk: Lady Marmelade Caro Emerald: Coming Back As a Man The Isley Brothers: That Lady Joe Esposito: Lady, Lady, Lady Amy Winehouse: You Know Im No Good… Continue reading episode #113 feminine elegance