(Photo Credits: Screengrab from KFC’s Facebook Account) Looks like Mother’s Day came early this year! Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has something new on their menu called Cinnabon Dessert Biscuits and customers can get it for free starting April 29, 2019 when they buy a 10-piece bucket meal. Th…
Amazing Earth: Satellite Images From 2018
Joe Weider and his brother Ben – founders of the modern fitness and bodybuilding industry – also published Men’s Fitness and Adventure magazines in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Kinda like “pulp novels” but in magazine form. Topics ranged from sports and crime to the Korean War. “You too can have muscles” to avoiding smoking and the dangers of petting. These are covers from those publications that combined male fitness, contemporary issues and adventures into a periodical for bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts and their admirers.
There were those of us who discovered these, or similar publications in the early 70’s, during our teenage years and found them an avenue of escape, fantasy and adventure. However (this in no way whatsoever diminishes the publications and the successful men and women who founded the modern industry) the pictures and the stories some of us found exciting in a way that was different from their other admirers and followers. And it took some years to finally realize the what’s and why’s about a homoerotic attraction (and it’s a whole other topic not even ready to tackle here).
So let’s take a look at some of the cover art and manly men displayed !
A picture purportedly showing the moon “melting” into a waterfall frequently draws “oohs and ahhs” as it gets passed around on social media:
credits: waterfall by @markian.b & moon by @NASA via @unsplash (CC0)
snopes.com: Is This a ‘Lava Moon’ Melting Into a Waterfall?
and here it is animated in a post from YouTube
“King” by Candice Breitz
“an installation consisting of 16 screens showing Jackson’s fans performing a capella the entire Thriller album”
The exhibition Michael Jackson: On the Wall, curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, brings together works by over forty artists, all inspired by Michael Jackson, […]
dailyartmagazine.com: Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On the Wall
For more information on the exhibition Michael Jackson: On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery UK
Filmmakers Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui are the latest people to pay tribute to …
From man-made, guarded structures to natural enigmas protected by environmental science, a slew of spots across the globe are entirely forbidden to outside travelers.
Extraterrestrial secrets, locked mysteries of religion, virgin wildlife and more make these places intriguingly off-limits.
farandwide.com: Forbidden Destinations You Can Never Visit | Far & Wide
To celebrate Earth Day (April 22) this year, NASA invites everyone to share views of Earth with the world — and to tack up artists’ perspectives of our home planet on their walls.
space.com: Celebrate Earth Day 2018
According to certain accounts, David Bowie is said to have debuted his Ziggy Stardust persona in the early ’70s at a club called Friars in Aylesbury, a town in Buckinghamshire, England. Honoring his legacy, Aylesbury will unveil a David Bowie statue in the town’s Market Square on Sunday, March 25, the BBC reports.