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…
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.
"I just had the best idea."
"You know how most animals poop out blobs or tubes or little pellets?"
"I’m going to make this wombat poop different."
"I’m going to make it poop cubes!”
"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."
The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative
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.
Summering at RRL.
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.