episode #122 fairy tales

Andre Edouard Marty: Les ailes dans le vent, 1919 The origin of fairy tales dates back thousands of years. There are many different names for these tales - wonder tale, magic tale, fairy story or Märchen. Fairy tales may be distinguished from other folk narratives such as legends (which generally involve belief in the veracity of… Continue reading episode #122 fairy tales

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 #62 discoveries and development

Music Gorillaz: Welcome To The World Of The Plastic Beach Freak Power: New Direction Natural Self: The Rising Quantic: Transatlantic The Chosen Few: People Make the World Go Round GoGo Penguin: Unspeakable World Life Without Buildings: New Town Daft Punk: Something about us Morcheeba: Gained The World Sly Stone: My World Hot Chip: Worlds Within… Continue reading episode #62 discoveries and development

episode #52 wonders of the world

Spoken word Sir Walter Raleigh: What Is Our Life (read by John Richetti) Music Beastie Boys: Shambala Gorillaz: Tranz Malian Musicians & Damon Albarn feat. Simon Burwell: Institut National Des Arts Stereolab: The Flower Called Nowhere Bonobo ft. Andreya Triana: Stay The Same Florence + The Machine: 100 Years Koop feat. Mikael Sundin: Tonight Louis… Continue reading episode #52 wonders of the world

episode #51 origin of language

Spoken word David Sergeant: A Language of Change read by Tamsin Greig Music Gorillaz: Seattle Yodel Los Vega & Selma Hayek: La Bruja (Son Jarocho) [Frida OST] Gipsy Kings: Habla Me Asian Dub Foundation: Journey Miles Davis: Two Bass Hit Gotan Project feat. Juan Carlos Careres: Notas  Vinicio Capossela: Zamoanó Alice Russell: Mirror Mirror On… Continue reading episode #51 origin of language

episode #50 golden times

A golden age is a period in a field of endeavour when great tasks were accomplished. In every corner of the globe, there was one civilisation who came first.  Among the ten oldest countries belong Egypt, Iran, Armenia, China, Japan, Ethiopia, Greece, Portugal, San Marino, and France. Apart from there were many old countries in… Continue reading episode #50 golden times