September 22, 2014
Why Are They Building a Skyscraper in the Middle of the Amazon?
By Ashley P. Taylor, popularmechanics.com
Why Brazilian and German scientists are collaborating to erect a climate observation tower as tall as Paris’s Tour Eiffel in the middle of the rainforest.On August 15, construction began on what will become the tallest skyscraper in Sout…

Why Are They Building a Skyscraper in the Middle of the Amazon?
By Ashley P. Taylor, popularmechanics.com

Why Brazilian and German scientists are collaborating to erect a climate observation tower as tall as Paris’s Tour Eiffel in the middle of the rainforest.

On August 15, construction began on what will become the tallest skyscraper in Sout…

September 15, 2014
mapsontheweb:

Colours of passports around the world

mapsontheweb:

Colours of passports around the world

(Source: reddit.com)

September 13, 2014
timestribunelibrary:

Cartoon from the Scranton Times, Sept 15, 1914
According to a short article in the Sept. 15, 1914 edition of the Scranton Times it was unfashionable for a man to wear a straw hat after Sept. 15. Times’ cartoonist Jim Walsh come up with a few ideas for new fall hats for men. 

timestribunelibrary:

Cartoon from the Scranton Times, Sept 15, 1914

According to a short article in the Sept. 15, 1914 edition of the Scranton Times it was unfashionable for a man to wear a straw hat after Sept. 15. Times’ cartoonist Jim Walsh come up with a few ideas for new fall hats for men. 

September 12, 2014
wtfevolution:

"I just had the best idea."
"Oh, great."
"You know how most animals poop out blobs or tubes or little pellets?"
"Um…"
"I’m going to make this wombat poop different."
"Poop… different…?"
"I’m going to make it poop cubes!”
"Seriously?"
"That way the poops won’t roll away when the wombat uses them to mark its territory.”
"I think you’ve finally lost it."
"It’s called ‘innovation,’ my friend."
Source: Flickr / steven-young / licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

wtfevolution:

"I just had the best idea."

"Oh, great."

"You know how most animals poop out blobs or tubes or little pellets?"

"Um…"

"I’m going to make this wombat poop different."

"Poop… different…?"

"I’m going to make it poop cubes!

"Seriously?"

"That way the poops won’t roll away when the wombat uses them to mark its territory.”

"I think you’ve finally lost it."

"It’s called ‘innovation,’ my friend."

Source: Flickr / steven-young / licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

September 12, 2014
natgeofound:

The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

natgeofound:

The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

September 6, 2014

September 4, 2014
mapsontheweb:

The Gough Map. Map of the island of Great Britain, dating between 1355 and 1366, and is the oldest surviving route map of Great Britain.

mapsontheweb:

The Gough Map. Map of the island of Great Britain, dating between 1355 and 1366, and is the oldest surviving route map of Great Britain.

September 4, 2014
mapsontheweb:

Map of New Jersey Stereotypes

mapsontheweb:

Map of New Jersey Stereotypes

(Source: donsnotes.com)

September 2, 2014
Summering at RRL.

Summering at RRL.

September 2, 2014
fishingboatproceeds:

aliewa:

grouchythefish:

ladyofpurple:

I like how the original title for The Fault in Our Stars is all poetic and then the Norwegians just translated it to “fuck destiny” and I think that’s beautiful

Aw man, I thought for sure this had to be bullshit but nope


Why is it always Norway

Norway, a nation where you can put the word “fuck” on the cover of a young adult novel.

fishingboatproceeds:

aliewa:

grouchythefish:

ladyofpurple:

I like how the original title for The Fault in Our Stars is all poetic and then the Norwegians just translated it to “fuck destiny” and I think that’s beautiful

Aw man, I thought for sure this had to be bullshit but nope

image

Why is it always Norway

Norway, a nation where you can put the word “fuck” on the cover of a young adult novel.

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