whatsdifferentincanada:

Big and empty, the way we like it.

whatsdifferentincanada:

Big and empty, the way we like it.

erikkwakkel:

Sharing a binding
This is a clever book from the 18th century, printed in Oxford in 1756. It presents both the Old and New Testament, although the books are not bound together the regular way, behind one another. Instead, the binder opted to place them next to each other. This very rare binding technique is part of a family that includes the dos-à-dos (or “back to back”) binding, which I blogged about before (here). Having the two testaments bound this way allowed the reader to consult passages from both books at the same time. Indeed, the empty pages in the front and back are filled with notes, including in what looks like Greek and Hebrew. It appears this clever binding had a reader to match.
Pic: Manchester, Chetham’s Library (source).

erikkwakkel:

Sharing a binding

This is a clever book from the 18th century, printed in Oxford in 1756. It presents both the Old and New Testament, although the books are not bound together the regular way, behind one another. Instead, the binder opted to place them next to each other. This very rare binding technique is part of a family that includes the dos-à-dos (or “back to back”) binding, which I blogged about before (here). Having the two testaments bound this way allowed the reader to consult passages from both books at the same time. Indeed, the empty pages in the front and back are filled with notes, including in what looks like Greek and Hebrew. It appears this clever binding had a reader to match.

Pic: Manchester, Chetham’s Library (source).

Happy 53rd Anniversary of the time Yuri Gagarin sat on top of an exploding pipe and went WHEEEEEEEE!

Happy 53rd Anniversary of the time Yuri Gagarin sat on top of an exploding pipe and went WHEEEEEEEE!

jtotheizzoe:

bobak:

Amazing.

Phil is one Bad Astronomer. Love this.

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When I was a child, it was believed that animals became extinct because they were too specialized. My father used to tell us about the saber-tooth tiger’s teeth — how they got too big and the tiger couldn’t eat because he couldn’t take game anymore. And I remember my father saying, with my brother sitting there, ‘I wonder what it will be with the human beings that will be so overspecialized that they’ll kill themselves off?’

My father never found out that my brother was working on the bomb.


Richard Feynman’s sister, Joan (via historical-nonfiction)

Well, then.

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(Source: futilitycloset.com, via jtotheizzoe)

"My God, It’s Full Of Food!”

In my opinion one of the worst things ever is the use of this music in any kind of self-promotional montage. But I am going to ignore that because Awesomness

Every review of Black Widow in 'Captain America' is wrong


Come on Guardian, you were supposed to be setting a good example for the others

myjetpack:


My book of cartoons ‘You’re All Just Jealous of my Jetpack’ is available now:US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1770461043UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1770461043Other stockists and info at www.tomgauld.com

myjetpack:

My book of cartoons ‘You’re All Just Jealous of my Jetpack’ is available now:
US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1770461043
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1770461043
Other stockists and info at www.tomgauld.com

larstheyeti:

the Water Cycle

larstheyeti:

the Water Cycle

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TOPANGAAAAAAAAAAA!

skottieyoung:

Original Sin #1 Young variant

skottieyoung:

Original Sin #1 Young variant

tastefullyoffensive:

Scientifically Unproven Facts [via]

Previously: Amazing Ocean Facts

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