“Lunch atop a skyscraper: the story behind the 1932 photo” reminds of the picture that once seen, cannot be forgotten. It comes from the time when men were real, and the phrase “health & safety” hasn’t been coined it.
Via Col. Chris Hadfield.
“The World through the Eyes of the US” is an absolutely awesome visualization that shows how the US saw the rest of the world over the last 100 years. It is based on 700,000+ headlines in the News York Times, thanks to the archives.
We need more of this!
Charlottesville was a lot in the news recently. I didn’t pay much attention, but now I see why. This is crazy. It almost feels unreal, like a really long trailer or a promotion video to a new movie. But it’s not. It’s real life and it’s happening now.
It’s far from funny, but standup comedians are often some of the smartest people, with excellent observation skills and the unbeatable use of words. So here’s Jim Jefferies take on this, with which I agree wholeheartedly.