The Movie Disney Killed
You’ll want to watch this in fullscreen. A clip from Richard Williams’ unfinished The Thief and the Cobbler, every frame of which was drawn by hand over the course of its 30-year production. Competition with Disney’s strikingly similar Aladdin proved to be its undoing.
La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús, Cusco
(Photo taken July 5, 2009) This Jesuit church boasts a tangled and fascinating history. The church itself is built on the site of the Amaru Cancha (“Palace of the Serpent”) of Huayna Capac, who ruled over the Incan Empire at its height. At that time, the city square on which it stood was known as Huacaypata, and was the site of public ceremonies to welcome the returning Incan Army....
Fresh Air: Assessing the Economic Stimulus
nprfreshair: “In almost every recession and economic downturn that we have had in this country, some stimulus effort in some way was tried. And the idea is the government has the ability that maybe the private sector doesn’t have: to borrow money and stimulate the economy. You spend money on food stamps and infrastructure projects, and that will pay off because people now have money in their...