27 April 2011

21 April 2011

Old Spice ad

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four elite chefs cook up peace in Jerusalem



* "Taste of Peace" is a unique master chef's team based in Jerusalem, consisting of a Jewish, Arab Christian, Arab Muslim, and Armenian chef. they recently won several Gold Medals in the "Olympics of Cooking", the Villeroy and Boch Culinary World Cup, in Luxembourg. here they cook a lavish meal together in Jerusalem.

* "El Gusto de la Paz" es un equipo de chefs maestros de Jerusalén. está compuesto de un chef judío, un árabe cristiano, un árabe musulmán y un armenio. han ganado varios premios internacionales: Medalla de Oro en la Olimpíada de la Cocina, la Copa Villeroy y la Copa Culinaria Boch, en Luxenburgo. En el video, cocinando juntos en Jerusalén.

seen at Israel21c.

8 April 2011

Japan and the sea


Japan: stone tablet more than 600 years old: "remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. do not build any homes below this point."
the japanese tradition of 'doting the coast'. the stones were renewed every four or five generations.

original note.

7 April 2011

monsters on your head


* the website Brutal Knitting shows a number of creepy creations to wear on your head: singular, colorful and funny.
saw at Who Killed Bambi?

* el sitio Brutal Knitting (Tejido Brutal) muestra una serie de originales creaciones para ponerse en la cabeza: únicas, coloridas y divertidas.
visto en Who Killed Bambi?

6 April 2011

Cuba, in the mid-century XX

* german magazine Spiegel has published a bunch of photographies of american tourists visiting pre-Castro Cuba during 1954.
the images were captured by the famous german photographer Heinrich Heidersberger who worked on a cruise ship, the MS Atlantic in those years.
an interesting vision to the near past of island, the Havana and the strong african influence in the society and cuban culture.

* la revista alemana Spiegel ha publicado una serie de fotografías de turistas estadounidenses visitando la Cuba pre-Castrista en 1954.
las imágenes fueron tomadas por el famoso fotógrafo alemán Heinrich Heidersberger, el que trabajaba en el crucero MS Atlantic en aquellos años.
Una interesante visión del pasado cercano de la isla, la Habana y de la enorme influencia africana en la sociedad y cultura cubanas.

2 April 2011

Hanuchi's bold characters


* exceptional illustrations by the japanese artist Hanuchi (real name Shohei Otomo). a novel mix of classic japanica and pop art.

saw in My Modern Met.

1 April 2011