Thursday Travels:Warsaw Uprising Tribute, LA Night Lights, Old House Restoration, and Haunted Mansion In MA

Sorry about the lack of blog yesterday. The day just seemed to get away from me for some reason. But that's no reason not to give you some nice web destinations today, is it? A lovely annual tribute by the citizens of Warsaw to commemorate those lost in the Warsaw Uprising in 1944: Warsaw Uprising … Continue reading Thursday Travels:Warsaw Uprising Tribute, LA Night Lights, Old House Restoration, and Haunted Mansion In MA

Wednesday Wanderings: Stepwells, A Bee’s First Days, Crows Learn From Their Dead, and Four New Elements

There are large, deep cisterns in India, called stepwells, that contain some amazing architecture. Abandoned now, this journalist has been documenting these places before they disappear completely: Stepwells A fascinating look at the first 21 days of a bee's life, time-lapsed into 60 seconds: Bees I love crows. They are fascinating birds, and very intelligent. … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Stepwells, A Bee’s First Days, Crows Learn From Their Dead, and Four New Elements

Wednesday Wanderings: Monolith Found Underwater, Time Lapse Earth Video, Miss Piggy Gets Distracted, and Dr. Who Season 9 Trailer

A stone monolith, which may be 10,000 years old, has been discovered underwater in the Sicillian Channel: Monolith Dmitry Pisanko took publicly available footage from the ISS and made this rather lovely time lapse video of the Earth from space: Earth Video We were all devastated by the announced break-up of Kermit the Frog and … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Monolith Found Underwater, Time Lapse Earth Video, Miss Piggy Gets Distracted, and Dr. Who Season 9 Trailer

Wednesday Wanderings: Diving the Thames to Save a Font, Labeling Bookstore Sections, HD TimeLapse Earth from ISS, and Mardi Gras

Early in this century, the designer of a really lovely typeface dumped into the Thames by its designer to save it from industrialization. Now, this man has found some of the original type and designed a typeface based on it: Doves Type This man went into a bookstore and rearranged and relabeled some sections into … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Diving the Thames to Save a Font, Labeling Bookstore Sections, HD TimeLapse Earth from ISS, and Mardi Gras