If you can guess where this photograph was taken, you really know your cities. This spectacular metropolis was built from the ground up in the 18th century, echoing some of Europe's most popular architectural tropes. Is it A. Frankfurt B. St Petersburg C. Bucharest D. Vienna? … [Read more...] about Stunning images reveal how cities around the world have changed in the past 100 years as they’ve expanded or been ravaged by war – but how many can YOU recognise?
Game thrones jennys song
Then it's on to Dyrhólaey, Iceland's most southerly point, less than four miles from the Route 1 turn off. Under a narrow cliff stands a 115m-high arch of black rock, big enough for a boat to pass through. And, as far as Darren Aronofsky is concerned, that boat could be an ark: Noah's. His "flood epic", starring Russell Crowe, features Dyrhólaey, and the nearby sea stacks of Reynisdrangar, which can be seen off the coast. That is, if you can see any of it, and I'm struggling to. The irony of the weather, turning more biblical by the minute, is not lost on me. … [Read more...] about Iceland on film: a road trip around the ‘Hollywood of the north’
The Giant Trevally fish was a huge silver Piranha-lookalike that was terrifying enough shooting across the surface of the sea hunting for its prey in 50-strong shoals before we saw what they did when they found them. The Trevally hoovered up unsuspecting terns sitting on the water or hurled themselves up to six feet out of the sea, snatching the birds from the air in their gaping rubbery mouths. Even when they were slightly off target the force of the collision was enough to cause the birds to crash-land and be picked off at the second attempt. … [Read more...] about Fish having a sex change, learning to use tools, or devouring birds (snatching them from the air not the water) were just some of the extraordinary sights in Blue Planet II, by Jim Shelley
Happy days: Speaking of Jennifer and his kids Ella, 9, and Natasha, 12, he told People magazine: 'She is such a great role model. They look at her like she’s the Messiah. When they’re in Las Vegas, I don’t think they leave Jennifer’s side' … [Read more...] about Keeping in J.Lo-key! Jennifer Lopez cuts a chic figure in camel coat with staggering ankle boots as she enjoys a date night with beau Alex Rodriguez
Speaking with Rolling Stone in the same year, Withers said: "What few songs I wrote during my brief career, there ain't a genre that somebody didn't record them in. … [Read more...] about Bill Withers dead: Lean On Me and Lovely Day singer dies at 81 from heart problems