"Xanadu" is a song by the Canadian rock band RUSH from their 1977 album A Farewell to Kings. It is approximately thirteen minutes long, beginning with a six-minute-long instrumental section, then transitioning to a narrative written by Neil Peart, inspired by the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem Kubla Khan.
“The Camera Eye,” from its Moving Pictures album, is a two-part, 11-minute piece from RUSH about city life, past and future – utopia, struggle, and surveillance, focusing on New York City and London.
"Cygnus X-1" is one of RUSH's signature multi-part songs. The first part, "Book I: The Voyage", is the last song on the 1977 album A Farewell to Kings, and the second part, "Book II: Hemispheres", is the first song on the following album, 1978's Hemispheres. Book I clocks in at ten minutes and twenty-five seconds long (10:25), and Book II is eighteen minutes and eight seconds (18:08): NOT for the faint-hearted! Listen, if you dare...
Meet Richard Overton, America's oldest veteran. Born on May 11, 1906, he has celebrated 110 birthdays (109 at the time of filming) and counting. The supercentenarian has lived through the Great Depression, served in World War II, and witnessed the rise of the Internet. From the Ford Model T to self-driving cars, more technological and scientific progress have occurred in Overton's lifetime than perhaps any other century in history.
The whiskey-drinking, cigar-smoking elder reveals his secrets to longevity in this lively short film.