A Gift to NT Members From Everyone Loves Movies - Classic to Current
By: Buzz of the Orient • Entertainment • 4 Comments • 1 Like • 8 hours ago
A Conversation With Gregory Peck (1999) If you are able to open the Chinese web site "bilibili" it is your lucky day, because you will be able to enjoy an absolutely wonderful time watching and listening to "The Conscience of Hollywood", i.e. one of its greatest stars. Peck sits on a stage...
Are we really living in the 1930s?
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Op/Ed • 8 Comments • 1 Like • 9 hours ago
“"...the entire world is involved in defaming Israel and the Jews; now, it is not merely one country or one continent—but via the internet, the Big...”
Are we really living in the 1930s? Is there somewhere a sensitive Jewish soul go to escape it all? Not to new books, theater, talk shows, conferences or any other public venue. Jew and Israel-bashing keeps cropping up everywhere. By Prof. Phyllis Chesler, Israel National News, July 15 2019...
A Gift to NT Members From the Discovery Group
By: Buzz of the Orient • Photography & Art • 14 Comments • 5 Likes • yesterday
The Shell GrottoWho is aware of this wondrous place?Buried deep underground in small English town of Margate, Kent; is a grotto shrouded in complete mystery. Adorned with 4.6 million shells and 70ft of winding underground passages leading to a rectangular chamber, this shell grotto is...
Facebook: More Government Censorship
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Op/Ed • 5 Comments • 1 Like • 2 days ago
“The claim of preventing the spread of terrorist content has also been used as an excuse in attempts to shut down political opponents....”
Facebook: More Government Censorship by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute, July 16, 2019 It is often argued that Facebook is a private enterprise and therefore free to censor whatever it wishes. However, Facebook and the other internet giants, such as Google, YouTube (a subsidiary of...
Denis Villeneuve's Dune Movie Could Be a Sci-Fi Masterpiece a Generation in the Making
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Science Fiction Fanatics • 11 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 days ago
Denis Villeneuve's Dune Movie Could Be a Sci-Fi Masterpiece a Generation in the Making It's the most famous sci-fi novel of all time. And it's considered impossible to adapt into a film. By Matt Miller, Esquire, February 14 2019 This year, production is set to begin on the latest film...
Take a Tour of Canada's Famous Group of Seven Artists
Via: Buzz of the Orient • CREATIVE ARTS ON THE NEWSTALKERS • 3 Comments • 2 Likes • 5 days ago
Take a Tour of Canada's Famous Group of Seven Artists Frederick H. Varley - Night Ferry, Vancouver (1937) This article is quite amazing. It provides in depth information about the group and its artists and with multiple links you can view the stories of the individual artists and many...
UN Launches All-out War on Free Speech
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Op/Ed • 46 Comments • 1 Like • one week ago
UN Launches All-out War on Free Speech by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute, July 10, 2019 In January, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres commissioned "a global plan of action against hate speech and hate crimes on a fast-track basis," and said that governments and institutions need...
How Old Are NT Users? - A Poll
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Other • 140 Comments • 9 Likes • an hour ago • LOCKED
How Old Are NT Users? - A Poll Recently I saw a comment that NT users were mostly very old, making this site unattractive for younger members to join. I believe that was just an opinion, but then I was curious - what is the age distribution on this site? Please complete this poll so we can...
8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recognized by United Nations for "organic architecture"
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Other • 21 Comments • 4 Likes • 5 days ago
8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recognized by United Nations for "organic architecture" CBSnews, JULY 7, 2019 Traffic moves past the front of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Jan. 21, 2004, in New York City. Designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim Museum was completed in...
European Union: Toward a European Superstate
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Op/Ed • 6 Comments • 2 Likes • one week ago
“"Iran wants to wipe out Israel; nothing new about that. You have to live with it." (Josep Borrell, EU Foreign Policy Chief)”
European Union: Toward a European Superstate "The EU is a Sham Democracy" by Soeren Kern, Gatestone Institute, July 8, 2019 German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, nominated to be the next President of the European Commission, has called for the creation of a European superstate....