The Hautes-Alpes vines, a “pioneer front” in the face of climate change

Par Angela Bolis Posted today at 03:11 Reserved for our subscribers FactualThis small vineyard, the highest in France, is experiencing a new boom: its altitude and old grape varieties are assets in the face of global warming. Delphine and Emmanuel Berteloot are Burgundians. He devoted his career to wine trading in a large house on … Read more

Landscape artist unveils a giant portrait of NASA pioneer Stephanie Wilson : NPR

Artist Stan Herd’s portrait of NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson on display in Atlanta is 70 feet by 90 feet. John Zarr/Earthworks hide caption toggle caption John Zarr/Earthworks Artist Stan Herd’s portrait of NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson on display in Atlanta is 70 feet by 90 feet. John Zarr/Earthworks Stan Herd is known for giant works … Read more

Giant Portrait of NASA Pioneer Stephanie Wilson Takes Root in Atlanta

AimHigher Earthwork directly overhead w-tiles John Zarr A 6,300-square-foot natural earthwork of pioneering NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson hopes to inspire women and girls, and especially people of color, to “aim higher” in downtown Atlanta’s Woodruff Park. The eco-friendly grass mural of Wilson, whose 42 days in space are the most of any female African American … Read more

Video game music pioneer Koichi Sugiyama dies at 90

Koichi Sugiyama was considered the oldest practicing video game music composer. SUGIYAMA KOBO / SQUARE ENIX Japanese composer Koichi Sugiyama died on September 30 at the age of 90, video game studio Square Enix reported on October 7. He gained international notoriety for his work on games Dragon Quest, whose first opus was launched in … Read more

Death of Melvin Van Peebles, pioneer of “blaxploitation”

Melvin Van Peebles, in Deauville, September 5, 2012, during a tribute to his career during the 38th edition of the American Film Festival. MICHEL SPINGLER / AP Melvin Van Peebles, the avant-garde filmmaker, playwright and musician whose work influenced “blaxploitation” in the 1970s as well as many directors, died on the evening of Tuesday, September … Read more

Visionary Technology Could Pioneer the Future in Space

Illustrations of the projects that were selected for Phase I of the 2021 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. Credit: NASA Dozens of concepts are being presented at this year’s NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Symposium, including eight led by technologists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA missions make it seem like the future is now … Read more

From gothic pioneer to trance idol. Space Tribe’s relationship with Brazil.

short Music Non Stop no Facebook Paulo Enge, founder of the party nucleus Cosmic Crew, tells his memories and relationship with the Space Tribe. I still remember the 90s like it was today… My first raves, the feeling of being part of something new and that would change everyone’s lives there forever. The first time … Read more

Nostalgia for the “Angry Birds”, these pioneer birds of the smartphone

FILIPPO FONTANA The 2010s already have their nostalgia and, for some of them, these melancholies are associated with Angry Birds. The object of this game – in which adorable birds fight against green pigs who have stolen their eggs – is to throw the birds with a slingshot on crazy constructions in order to make … Read more

At 84, Don Everly, rock pioneer and sole survivor of the Everly Brothers, has died.

Don Everly, one of the members of the duo Everly Brothers, He died this Sunday, August 22 at 84 years old at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. A family spokesman confirmed the death in statements to the Los Angeles Times, although he did not specify the cause of his death. “Don lived up to what … Read more