Bette Davis Talks About Speaking Her Mind and of Changing Gender Roles in Rare 1963 Interview Animated for PBS

I think it’s just too much trouble to be dishonest and keep up with yourself, you know.

The most recent episode of Blank on Blank features the legendary Bette Davis talking about her habit of speaking her mind and how she perceived the significant way that gender roles were changing in a rare 1963 interview at her home with the incredible Shirley Eder.

I think men have got to change an awful lot. I think somehow they still prefer the little woman. They’re just staying way, way behind and so as a rule I think millions of women are very happy to be by themselves, they’re so bored with the whole business of trying to be the little woman, when no such thing really exists anymore. It just simply doesn’t. This world’s gone way beyond it. The real female should be partly male and the real male should be partly female anyway. So if you ever run into that in either sex you’ve run into something very, very fine, I think.

Bette Davis Heads

A Supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 Aircraft on Display at the Kazan State Technical University in Russia

Tupolev Tu-144

A supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 aircraft sits on display at the Kazan State Technical University in the Republic of Tartarstan, Russia. The aircraft is even visible from Google Street View. The university was renamed after the aircraft designer Andrei Tupolev in 1973. Andrei Tupolev’s son, Alexei Tupolev, led the development of the Tu-144.

One of the seven surviving legendary TU 144’s. Stands in the courtyard of the 6th building of Kazan State Technical University, the former Kazan Aviation Institute (CAI).

photo via Gelio

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Stan Lee Explains Why He Truly Hates Having to Face the Front While Inside of an Elevator

Legendary comic creator Stan Lee explains why he truly hates having to face the front while inside of an elevator during a recent episode of Stan’s Rants (see previously) on World of Heroes. He would much rather face the back of the elevator so that he could see everyone’s face.

Stan calls for a no face the front of an elevator movement! Don’t let him down.

The American Chemical Society Web Series ‘Reactions’ Explains Why Beers Become Skunked & How to Stop It

The American Chemical Society’s web series Reactions (see previously) explains why beers become skunked and how we can go about stopping it in their latest episode.

There’s nothing worse than reaching for a cold beer, taking that first sip and realizing your beer’s been skunked. Skunking is a chemical reaction that causes an awful, bitter taste. What can do to keep your brews from going bad? Quick answer: it’s all about light. Keep your beer in the dark, you won’t have to worry about skunking.