99th Tuesday

Pining for my Varsity Years

theeconomist:

A crumbling reminder of communism

Buzludzha was once the futuristic, flying-saucer shaped headquarters of the Communist Party in Bulgaria, but it is now a semi-ruin after being left to rot.

houghtonlib:

Thucydides. Historiarum Peloponnensium liber primus, 1483.
Typ Inc 6500
Houghton Library, Harvard University

houghtonlib:

Thucydides. Historiarum Peloponnensium liber primus, 1483.

Typ Inc 6500

Houghton Library, Harvard University

did-you-kno:

At Indiana Wesleyan University, students and teachers ordered 2 pizzas during a sermon to “do for one what you wish you could do for everyone.” They filled a collection basket with $1,200 and thousands of thank-you notes, then gave it to the shocked delivery driver as a tip. He used it to buy his kids’ Christmas presents.  Source

did-you-kno:

At Indiana Wesleyan University, students and teachers ordered 2 pizzas during a sermon to “do for one what you wish you could do for everyone.” They filled a collection basket with $1,200 and thousands of thank-you notes, then gave it to the shocked delivery driver as a tip. He used it to buy his kids’ Christmas presents. Source

just—maps:

New Amsterdam, 1660, overlaid onto Present Day Manhattan. [605x354]

just—maps:

New Amsterdam, 1660, overlaid onto Present Day Manhattan. [605x354]

cadof:

Does anyone else see a problem here? - MK

cadof:

Does anyone else see a problem here? - MK

(via picardwouldtotallyrulekirk)

(Source: fyspringfield, via scribble-fox)

just—maps:

Japan and its surrounding area by Dutch cartographer Maarten Gerritsz Vries (1682) [1280x960]

just—maps:

Japan and its surrounding area by Dutch cartographer Maarten Gerritsz Vries (1682) [1280x960]

did-you-kno:

Maureen Clemmons used Egypt’s historical clues to form the theory that pyramids were built using kites. To help test it, a team from Caltech raised a 15-foot, 6,900 lb. obelisk using only a kite, pulley system, and support frame. It only took 25 seconds to lift it.  Source

did-you-kno:

Maureen Clemmons used Egypt’s historical clues to form the theory that pyramids were built using kites. To help test it, a team from Caltech raised a 15-foot, 6,900 lb. obelisk using only a kite, pulley system, and support frame. It only took 25 seconds to lift it. Source

kadrey:

Ink wash Xenomorphs

kadrey:

Ink wash Xenomorphs

(via wilwheaton)

wolf playing in the snow

(Source: woodser, via fuckyeahwolves)