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The Piri Reis map is a famous pre-modern world map compiled in 1513 from military intelligence by the Ottoman-Turkish admiral and cartographer Piri Reis.
The Alexandria Quartet is a tetralogy of novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published between 1957 and 1960. A critical and commercial success, the books present four perspectives on a single set of events and characters in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II.
Great images from Solovki.
Bobby Fischer‘s achievements are legendary. At 13, he won a brilliancy that became known as the Game of the Century. Starting at age 14, he played in eight United States Championships, winning each by at least a point. At 15½, he became both the youngest Grandmaster and the youngest Candidate for the World Championship up until that time. He won the 1963-64 US championship 11-0, the only perfect score in the history of the tournament.
An overlooked film. The key is of course Pacino’s character, classic self-hated. This is Lars von Trier level.
The Yareta plant grows at a rate of approximately one millimeter per year, and thus many yaretas are over 3,000 years old.
Pascal Grandmaison. One of the best working in Quebec (the other is Adad Hannah).