Thursday, 11 October 2007
Photos of Tibet in the 1940s.
Photographs from the Chicago Daily News 1902-33.
'UK Graves is a photographic tour of some of England's graveyards, cemeteries and other places of burial.'
Historic Trees of Texas.
18th Century French Geology Maps.
Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Under Arrest in Burma, 1995 (Photograph).
Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar.
'In 1943, Ansel Adams (1902-1984), America's best-known photographer, documented the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California and the Japanese Americans interned there during World War II. In "Suffering under a Great Injustice": Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar, the Prints and Photographs Division at the Library of Congress presents for the first time side-by-side digital scans of both Adams's 242 original negatives and his 209 photographic prints (with the print on the left and the negative on the right), allowing viewers to see his darkroom technique and in particular how he cropped his prints. '
Typography of Transportation.
'Images from the Museum of Transport in St. Louis, MO. If only all typography could be used this well...'
The Strange Trailing Side of Saturn's Iapetus.
Dust Sculptures in the Trifid Nebula.
Pillars of Creation.
You have access to a 5 litre bowl, a 3 litre bowl, a working water tap, and a drain.
How could you measure out exactly 4 litres of water?
Saami (Lapp) Family in Norway, 1900.
Querying the Hive Mind.
'OK, so as I understand it, first there was 'Proto-English' which evolved into Old English, which apparently morphed into Middle English and then eventually became Modern English. Here bygynneth my question! How is the written English language likely to change over the next century or so?'
How to prepare mushrooms.