Composers have a tendency to make you jump.
Stravinsky’s Firebird has a slow, peaceful opening, then a really sudden BOOM. Evidently, a woman dozed off during this bit and got a fright.
Disney also took this piece and added it their Fantasia 2000 sequence, and it looked brilliant. (L’oiseau de feu literally means “The Bird of Fire”)
The history of tea — more complicated than you might think….
I’m just as guilty of “Checking Out” ^_^
Has it really been 30 years since Final Fantasy first graces our TV screens? Wow. And all these different versions — not including spin-offs (X-2 , XIII-2, Mystic Quest, and Lightning Returns) and expansions (FFXIV’s Heavensward and upcoming Stormblood, for example) are not included. But the franchise has been going for 3 decades and doesn’t look like it’s stopping any time soon 🙂
Next time you or someone else think that pets are family, look at these. Sometimes, pets are more in tune than other humans.
In fact, pets can easily save people’s lives. It might have been too late for Kylie, but not for Eric.