The Birds ending is one of my favourite movie endings, whenever I watch it I end up with a mix of tension and a strange feeling of paranoia. I somehow think the original ending would have destroyed this feeling, of course solely based on the video description.

The fact that it ends with the slow and frightened walk from the house to the car shows the power and control of the birds, they don’t run away the birds allow them to leave. Nevertheless I would love to watch the original ending.

Black Sea, Fennesz

This could be the best ambient music album I have listened so far. Fennesz (Christian Fennesz) uses plenty of white noise, but strangely I still find it very cozy and organic, like something is slowly growing with each song. But anyway I guess many people think it’s just noise. (By the way you have open the player link to listen the full song – no registration needed)

5 Glide – Fennesz

Bain News Service,, publisher.

Young "Cy" Young [Irv Young] between seasons

[ca. 1909]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Photo shows baseball pitcher Irving Melrose who was known as "Young Cy" and "Cy the second."
Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. "Irv Young" added to the title to clarify the baseball player’s name on advice of source: Flickr Commons project, 2008.

Date based on research by the Pictorial History Committee, Society for American Baseball Research, 2006.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Young, Irv,–1877-1935.
Baseball players.

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

General information about the Bain Collection is available at

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Call Number: LC-B2- 651-15 

Fado, Carminho

Tonight some portuguese music, Carminho is a young fado singer that grew deep inside the fado culture and had the first concert at the age of 12 at one of the main Lisbon venues. Now with 25 she released her first album titled “Fado”. The album be fully listened at her official webpage.


Hydeout Productions 1st Collection, Nujabes

The first album of the japanese Jun Seba aka Nujabes, Hydeout Productions 1st Collection (2003), notorious for the contribution on Samurai Champloo soundtrack, is a really excellent hip-hop album with a soft jazz scent. Below the last song of the album, “Luv (Sic) Part 2” – featuring Shing02.