A brief history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant.
Who's-killing-who viewer's guide here: http://blog.ninapaley.com/2012/10/01/this-land-is-mine/
Welcome to Legends of America !
A website for the Nostalgic & Historic Minded ; exploring the history, destinations, people, and legends of this great country.
"In the year 2005, helicopters will yank trees out of the ground like so many daisies. The pilots try not to think about slamming back into the ground when a particularly tough pine refuses to give way. How does he know which one's to yank? Because the advance team has pumped them so full of radioactive isotopes that they set off a Geiger counter five hundred feet in the air.
Try not to think about it."
"If you are a fan of The Beatles then you will absolutely adore this – guaranteed. As a standalone piece of animation it gives us a glimpse in to the career of (possibly) the best rock band in history. We see stylized versions of Liverpool, London and New York as the Fab Four take us on a Magical Mystery Tour all of their own.
In fact, this was almost inspirational piece of animation was created by Pete Candeland of Passion Pictures. It was used for the intro of The Beatles: Rock Band game, which was launched in September 2009....This animation works wonderfully well independent of the game."
"You may not think that there is much to know about the sunflower. After all, the plant is virtually everywhere. Yet it has a something more than a simple, straightforward history and is more of a globe trotter than you may imagine. Its story has the historical and continental sweep of a Hollywood epic, from the pre-European Americas to Tsarist Russia and back again. Here is the tale of the peripatetic sunflower, accompanied by some stunning photography."
In 1902 Argentina was one of the world’s richest countries. ...By 2002, little more than a hundred years later, it is poverty-stricken, struggling to meet its debt obligations amidst a drought...
“…government fiscal irresponsibility… induced a national economic crisis as severe as America’s Great Depression.”
Suggested by Bob...Thanks !