Saint Michel Chapel by Joel Saget.

A picture taken in December, 2018, in Savines-le-Lac shows the Saint Michel Chapel on a small island in the middle of the Serre-Ponçon artificial lake, one of the largest in Europe. Image Credit: Photograph by Joel Saget / AFP / Getty Source: Photos of the Week: Vertical Dancers, Pagan Solstice, Panda Monitor – The Atlantic

Mel Brooks ‘Young Frankenstein’ 1974.

(Clockwise from left) Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder, Teri Garr and Peter Boyle in Young Frankenstein, 1974 | Getty Images. Mel Brooks hilarious homage to 1930s Hollywood. An affectionate, monochrome homage / parody of the old Universal Studios Frankenstein – especially Son of Frankenstein (1939). It has Peter Boyle channelling Boris Karloff; it reassembles the original […]

Ann Miller Legs it Up – New Year 1945.

Ann Miller was an American singer, dancer and actress who starred in more than 40 Hollywood films during her career. She was renowned for her slim figure and long dancer’s legs and for the speed of her tap dancing. Studio publicity claimed she could do 500 taps per minute. See more Images via vintage everyday: […]

‘Summer Blooms’, Woodland.

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Summer Blooms” by Vincent James. Location: Woodland, California.“Summer sunflowers bloom in 105-degree heat on this hazy central valley, northern Californian evening,” explains James. See more of Vincent James’ photography at http://www.vincentjames.net. Source: Photo Of The Day By Vincent James – Outdoor Photographer

The male Regent Bowerbird.

A male regent bowerbird. (Credit: Patty McGann/Flickr) by Becky Crew THE REGENT BOWERBIRD (Sericulus chrysocephalus) is not only incredibly beautiful and intelligent, but the species has given rise to one of the rarest birds in Australia – a hybrid of the regent and satin species, which has only ever been photographed twice. Endemic to Australia, […]

The Strange Death of Edgar Allan Poe,1849.

The last days of the short, drunken, quarrelsome and unhappy life of Edgar Allan Poe were almost as grim as one of his own macabre stories. Drink was Poe’s nemesis, allied with poverty after his rich guardian cut him off with nothing, his inability to hold down a job and the tragedy of his young […]

Mark Bustos, hairdresser to the Homeless.

‘Uncle Chen was living under a bridge in Guangzhou, China. This photo is from the moment he was able to see his new look. Shortly after meeting Uncle Chen, I was contacted by friends from China who said that he was recently killed in a car accident. ‘This girl was living with her brother and […]

At 3.15 am ‘Big Dogs’ Struck.

Many years ago on Hansard shift I noticed in the newspaper an advert for two Neil Diamond tickets for sale to his upcoming concert. I’ve no idea when this happened possibly early 1980s. I cut the advert out and placed it in my desk for some reason, never intending to go to the concert. Still […]

A Friendly Race at Watego’s Beach.

Looks like this lonely kayaker has some friendly competition for the next wave at Watego’s Beach, Byron Bay, in New South Wales, Australia Image Credit: Photo by ABC Open contributor Sean O’Shea Source: Dropping in – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)