HAPPY 38TH BIRTHDAY ANDREW!

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On this day…

October 21 1833 - Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and creator of the peace prize that bears his name, is born.

October 21 1854 - Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses were sent to the Crimean War.

October 21 1945 - Women in France allowed to vote for the first time.

October 21 1959 - The Guggenheim Museum is dedicated in New York City.

Read more events from this day at DatesInHistory.com.

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Early comet sightings 

  1. The Halley’s comet on Bayeux Tapestry, made in the 1070s 
  2. People gazing at a comet that appeared in 1264, from Nuova Cronica, a 14th century history of Florence created in a year-by-year linear format by Giovanni Villani
  3. The Luzerner Schilling, published in 1513, depicting a pass of Halley’s Comet in 1456
  4. Fall of the Ensisheim Meteorite in 1492, from Luzerner Schilling, 1513

Florence was rated the #1 city in the world in our Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 (and it’s easy to see why). Read more about it in our November issue, on stands today! Photographed by @paridukovic.

Albany Light and Power engineer Jerry Hlavoc, with General Electric engineers Florence Fogler, Edith Clarke, Bruce Buckland and Scott Hill, early 1920s. Clarke was the first woman to deliver a paper at the American Institute of Electrical Engineers’ annual meeting in 1926 and with her appointment at the University of Texas at Austin, she was the first woman to be a professor of Electrical Engineering in the United States.

dandan1212 said:

What is you favorite type of music? What are some bands that you like?

I love indie music, alternative rock, ambient, acoustic blues, reggae, contemporary jazz, alternative folk…

✔️Alt J,
✔️Coldplay,
✔️florence and the machine,
✔️Bombay bicycle club,
✔️Vampire weekend,
✔️blink 182,
✔️Soko,
✔️ Fleet foxes
✔️ The Beatles
✔️ Mumfords & sons
✔️ Enya
✔️ Xavier Rudd
✔️ Bon Iver
✔️ Ben Howard
✔️ Soja
✔️ The xx
✔️ Passion pit
✔️ Edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros
✔️ MGMT
✔️The paper kites
✔️ Noah and the whale
✔️ The lumineers
✔️ Milky chance
✔️Foals
✔️ Grouplove
✔️ Temples
✔️ The kooks

This was my attempt at Narrowing it down to just a few…

revolutionaries: a mix for lunar girls {listen}

1. cœur de pirate - pilgrims on a long journey / 2. sara bareilles - fairytale / 3. janelle monáe - cold war / 4. a fine frenzy - hope for the hopeless / 5. yuna - rescue / 6. marina & the diamonds - i am not a robot / 7. boy - army / 8. lindsey stirling ft. dia frampton - we are giants / 9. tegan & sara - i’m not your hero / 10. florence & the machine - heartlines / 11. janelle monáe - sally ride / 12. a fine frenzy - stood up / 13. santigold - the riot’s gone / 14. sara bareilles - satellite call

Request: “A mix for American Horror Story - Murder House?” I really hope you like this. It was way harder than I thought.

[Spotify]

01. Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana // 02. Shake The Disease - Depeche Mode // 03. Take Me To Church - Hozier // 04. Heavy In Your Arms - Florence + The Machine // 05. In Limbo - Radiohead // 06. Born To Die - Lana Del Rey // 07. Lose Your Soul - Dead Man’s Bones

we could be wonderful - siren fanmix [listen here]

1. i'm a mess // ed sheeran
2. flaws (acoustic) // bastille
3. 10am gare du nord // keaton henson
4. take me to church // hozier
5. cry no more // vaults
6. bones bad bones // asbjørn
7. dark doo wop // msmr
8. my boy builds coffins // florence + the machine 
9. run // daughter
10. sweater weather // the neighbourhood
11. only love // ben howard
12. wonderful // janet devlin 
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