1956 BMW Isetta ‘Bubble Window’ Cabrio
Behavior of waves, 1962 – one of photographer Berenice Abbott’s minimalist black-and-white vintage imagery artfully capturing the concrete beauty of abstract scientific phenomena.
The Castello plan – the first known plan of New Amsterdam, and the only one dating from the Dutch period of New York, created in 1660 by then-governor Jacques Cortelyou. It depicts present-day Wall Street. The text at the top of the image states: “Image of the city Amsterdam in New Netherland.”
Complement with the story of how Manhattan got its grid.
No reason to Tumble this except for every reason in the known (and unknown, I suppose) universe.
I’m going to say it here, ‘cos let’s face it. No one reads this page. I’m not complaining. It’s actually kind of nice to have a place to go that’s not a “journal” to get this stuff out.
I just had a political discussion that literally made me break out in hives. You should see my face right now.
My opponent said, “explain it to me like I’m a first grader”, and then proceeded to be offended & complained, “you said it like I was stupid”
Really? REALLY?!?! SRSLY??
I’m done. I’m done being the bad guy. I’m done being the black sheep and the punching bag. It’s over. I’m outta here.