History[ edit ] Wells had considered the notion of time travel before, in a short story titled " The Chronic Argonauts " This work, published in his college newspaper, was the foundation for The Time Machine.
Picasso - Sir Kenneth Clark at the Tate Exhibition of "one of the most incomprehnsible artists-" his words. Sir Ken openly admits he is one who doesn't always understand either but he makes a good stab at enthusing us, yet though his critical erudition is to be admired, for me Picasso cannot be labelled "an entertainer," as Ken says, since "when he is being funny" I never laughed once.
But Picasso's "added power by abstraction" can at least now be admired, thanks to honest Ken. The Dream Machine transmitted Wednesday 11th November at 9. He raises the issue of TV's need to be more self-critical and of the more obvious need to appreciate the impact the box makes on everyday life.
The Daily Telegraph critic asks him if he's bothered about the emphemeral nature of television. TV is a transient medium. Finally the tension of the taping! In the final analysis this is an historically important documentary, but director Denis Mitchell fails to provide any analysis of his own on the impact The Dream Machine makes.
True, he allows the cameras to show us much, but since his aim is to examine the role of telly, he's no better, no worse than the medium he's seeking to criticise.
Crisis on Wheels 29th June - directed by Kevin Brownlow. For those who have experienced the tragedy of death on the roads, this jokey analogy with war might well be anathema.
There's a potted history of automobiles leading to the modern phenomenon of the car "being the object of veneration in suburban avenues on Sunday morning" before a rude awakening as the science of road accidents is analysed. But does the director see this as the crisis, or is it traffic wardens more jibes?
But in fact it seems to be congestion that is the real enemy as the prescient fast forward to the year shows "the suburbs were overwhelmedTime travel.
An idea that has fascinated mankind for all eternity. The shear idea of voyaging through the fabric of time is both an intriguing and exhilarating thought.
T he Time Traveller (for so it will be convenient to speak of him) was expounding a recondite matter to us. His grey eyes shone and twinkled, and his usually pale face was flushed and animated.
The fire burned brightly, and the soft radiance of the incandescent lights in the lilies of silver caught the bubbles that flashed and passed in our glasses. Category: DynoTech Sunday, May 10, DynoTech: Fuel Volatility--how it affects performance.
FUEL VOLATILITY Jim Czekala, DynoTech Research “Gasoline doesn’t burn. The vapor of the liquid gasoline burns, and that’s extremely important to remember when you are thinking about controlling combustion in a gasoline engine”.
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