Upon returning to Toronto from Japan in 06-07, I didn’t know where to go. I’d been going to events and show all over Kansai (Japan) and got used to the likes of Danny Krivit, Tim Regisford, DJ Spinna and Louie Vega-respectively. 1,437 more words
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Michael Faraday, around 1855.
A giant of science, particularly in the the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry, he had a very basic education, attending a day school where he learned to read, write and count, but he was able to read a lot of books that would not normally be available to him while he was an apprentice bookbinder. 57 more words
House Music Series Toronto LOCAL - Summer 2014 - Installment 2 - Bunda Lounge: The Meeting Place to Dance
Bunda Lounge has hosted some fabulous DJs in the last FOUR years! Bunda just celebrated its fourth year this year! I always wondered where the club name came from. 785 more words
Henry Ford with a demonstration Model T in Buffalo, New York, in 1921.
By this time the customer could have “have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black”, though the car was available in several colours except black until the advent of the assembly line, because black paint dried more quickly than other colours.
Original B&W photo.
Scientist, philosopher, physician, chemist, historian and photographer John William Draper, around 1875.
Around 1839 and 1840,he produced what are thought to have been the first photos of a human face, that of his female assistant, but these haven’t survived. 39 more words
The camera obscura was known about in Roman times, but photography was a long way off. The most lifelike depictions of people then were statues. This bust of Julius Caesar was probably made a decade or two after his assassination in 44BCE, and was most likely painted, including the eyes. 69 more words