Africa compared to various countries and other continents
That would explain why nothing happened in my long microscope timelapse.
Did you know the bike racks at Baltimore’s Penn Station have tire pumps?
My first attempt at a novelty-product chain of things disguised as other things. What should we call these?
Perhaps this is an aquatic pet we can keep alive.
Animated map of Earth’s tidal phases
A 14th Century women’s accessory from Northern Iraq, the centrepiece of a new exhibition at London’s Courtauld Gallery, may be the earliest surviving handbag in the world, writes Tanvi Misra.
Made of brass and inlaid with gold and silver, the bag is the only one of its kind - which made it…
These sighthound sculptures are so sweet!
Barley attacks snowballs.
The Two Switzerlands: City centers said no to immigration limitation, outskirts and rural areas said yes.
Two friezes, the inner one representing a hare-hunt: Four hounds running at full speed to right after a hare, which flees towards a net, behind which a hunter (the λίνόπτης) crouches to left; he is nude and beardless, with drapery over right arm and a stick in left hand.
Outer frieze: Crow (?) and fox confronted (twice repeated); similar bird to right with wings extended (the heads of this and the first bird are obliterated); snake to right, scorpion to left, and snake to left. In the field, imitation inscriptions.
(Source: The British Museum)