The 101 Best Kanye West-Produced Songs That Don't Feature Kanye
A little sentimental by Nas and Kanye standards, but any song that loops the uttelry timeless drum intro to Steve Miller Band's '70s AOR standard “Take the Money and Run” is one we can find room in our hearts for. considering how a mutual friend of ...
March 24, 2015
A Giant Clock and a Giant Clamshell
The clock with an eight-day time-and-strike movement came to the sale by descent from the original owner to the consignor. Grichar also bought another presentation clock by E. Howard & Co., a circa 1875 No. 17 white-marble wall clock, for $2952 (est....
February 5, 2015
WWIpilot became the only Hun to escape a British PoW camp
'A heavy storm was in progress,' recalled Gunther Pluschow, years later, of the night almost a century ago that he escaped from his British prisoner of war camp at Donington Hall. 'The rain poured in torrents from grey skies. The sentries stood wet and ...
May 17, 2015
On the set of Mad Max: Fury Road with director George Miller
Back when John Howard was still prime minister, Miller planned to shoot Fury Road in and around Broken Hill in western NSW, with Mel Gibson returning as Max. But shortly before filming in 2003, production stalled due to the looming Iraq War, the rising ...
April 27, 2015
He lived in the presidential palace, but with round-the-clock security. Degi tells me that he practically had no childhood, but was happy nonetheless: He was among his own; he was home. Those last years of his father's life were Degi's favorite, he ...
April 24, 2013
Reading into tourney teams' fortunes
Write 'em in: Jeremy Atkinson is the star, but really Eddie Biedenbach has a balanced team, with five guys averaging double figures. You have to wonder whether an average shooting team has hit its wall. . Their defense is lights-out, ranking ...
March 14, 2012
1. Trade Deadline Looms In Lockout Season
The latest and loudest word on Dwight Howard's future in Orlando, via this week's unexpected state of the union from rarely heard Magic owner Rich DeVos, is that the Magic "don't want to trade him" and that DeVos would "like to think we're making headway....
February 10, 2012
This Tiffany & Company mahogany floor clock sold for $98,400 (est. $90,000/ 120,000). It is in a 119" tall case, attributed to R. J. Horner & Company, with a three-train eight-day movement, attributed to J. J. Elliott of London, and nine tube chimes marked “Walter H. Durfee” of Providence, Rhode Island. The chimes can play either of two tunes, Westminster or Whittington. The giant clock was made for this Richardsonian Romanesque Revival mansion. This circa 1920 E. Howard & Co. No. 29 gilded mahogany gallery clock went to an Internet bidder for $8610 (est. The Boston-made timepiece has an eight-day time-only movement. This 18th-century Japanese double-folio dai dokei clock, 45" tall, sold to an Internet bidder for $25,830 (est. The clock case has an etched brass surface. The brass dial of this circa 1890 E. Howard & Co. No. 77 floor clock needed a bit of flattening. That accounted for its $8000/12,000 estimate, but the dents didn’t deter bidders, who pushed the Boston-made timekeeper to $30,750 (est.
The Great Escaper: Incredible tale of how a dapper WWI air ace became the only Hun to escape a British PoW camp. and earn our begrudging respect Gunther Pluschow crash-landed his warplane in China and fled to the US Boarded a boat to Italy but was captured by the British in Gibraltar in 1915 Pluschow was held at Donington Hall PoW camp but cunningly escaped... 'A heavy storm was in progress,’ recalled Gunther Pluschow, years later, of the night almost a century ago that he escaped from his British prisoner of war camp at Donington Hall. Yet they should have, because one of them was the resourceful and dashing Pluschow, who was to become the only German ever to escape from a British PoW camp in either world war and make it back to the Fatherland. He and his friend, Lieutenant Oskar Trefftz, were about to embark on one of the most daring escapes in history, the last leg of an extraordinary journey that had already taken Pluschow halfway around the world, in one of the great adventure...
The job of these sorry souls, called Treadmill Rats, is to operate a platform that brings battle vehicles and warriors up to a mountaintop citadel then back down to a desert wasteland. Called the War Pups, they answer to a masked warlord known as Immortan Joe, who styles himself as a cult leader in the post-apocalyptic future. While the Treadmill Rats pedal, the War Pups lounge around waiting for their scene. * New Mad Max trailer is totally nuts. * Fever pitch for Mad Max fans. Watching the action intently on a monitor is George Miller, the acclaimed director who is about to finally finish filming Mad Max: Fury Road at Sydney's Fox Studios. The former doctor made his name with Mad Max in 1979, then followed up in 1981 with Mad Max 2 (known as The Road Warrior in the US) and Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome in 1985. While he has had many other successes, including the Oscar-winning Happy... Still one of the most profitable films ever made, the first instalment launched an unknown Mel Gibson to stardom as Max Rockatansky and influenced countless celluloid versions of the post-apocalyptic future. Out of Miller's vivid imagination came such memorable characters as Toecutter, Goose, the Feral Kid, the Gyro Captain, Master Blaster and Aunt Entity, as well as an inspired range of.
Hanging very heavy wall clock
I recently purchased a Howard Miller 620-262 wall clock that weighs 65 pounds. It will be hanging on drywall but can be secured into a wood stud. How do you recommend it be hanged? What hardware do you suggest to hold thus massive weight?
August 1, 2015
Howard Miller Contemporary Pendulum Wall Clock, Brushed Nickel, Hudson
This contemporary pendulum clock is perfect on our 42-inch recessed wall. It is functional and has a rather sleek and unique style that fits our decor. Just add two AA batteries, hook the pendulum to the ring and you're good to go. Appears to be keeping ...
December 15, 2014