They were the undisputed masters of the planet for millions of years, filling every ecological niche; a feat unmatched until a lowly hominid later arose in east Africa. Their reign was only ended by a combination of an asteroid strike and abrupt climate change.
Although the last “terrible lizard” died more than 65 million years ago, dinosaurs live on in our collective imagination and... [click here for more]
Film noir (“black film”) is a genre of stylized crime films made primarily in Hollywood from the early 1940s to the late 1950s and known for dark and cynical worldviews, usually illustrated by innovative — and often disturbing — directing and lighting techniques. Films noir highlighted social post-war angst and insecurity and featured such tropes as corrupt authority, deeply... [click here for more]