An espresso machine brews coffee by forcing pressurized water near boiling point through a “puck” of ground coffee and a filter in order to produce a thick, concentrated coffee called espresso. The first machine for making espresso was built and patented in 1884 by
So you think the airscrew is strictly for planes? Guess again. Look at these mighty prop-driven machines created by some of the most talented engineers and designers the world ’round. Sure, they can’t fly, but their twisted blades help them wade through water, ice,
Catherine “Kate” Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer–songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer. Bush first came to note in 1978 when, aged 19, she topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single “Wuthering Heights”, becoming the first
Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, also known as GLOW or G.L.O.W., was a women’s professional wrestling promotion begun in 1986 (the pilot was filmed in December 1985) and continued in various forms after it left television. Colorful characters, strong women, and over-the-top comedy sketches were
Check out some badass ladies of the Western world who used to walk around with tattoos on their bodies, long before it was cool.
The gorgeous canadian fitness model, Amanda Elise Lee, is a social media sensation who rose to fame by posting workout videos on her Instagram page. Once a subconsious teengager, Amanda is now a fully qualified pilates instructor, personal trainer and a swimsuit model with
Before the great clean-up began, New York had abandoned blocks dotted the landscape, creating vast areas absent of urban cohesion and life itself during the 1970s. These amazing photos from Andy Blair that show another side of New York in the 1970s. source
From Burt Glinn to Elliott Erwitt via Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud and René Burri, Magnum’s great photographers covered the Cuban revolution and Fidel Castro’s rise to power. source
Misty Danielle Copeland is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT’s
Beautiful and sensual portraits of gorgeous ladies shot by Russian photographer Alexander Vinogradov.
The Woodstock Festival was a music festival, billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music”. It held at Max Yasgur‘s 600-acre farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15