Tag: books

Aug 31, 2017

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history

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Jun 21, 2017

This Machine Prints Free Short Stories for You to Read While You Wait

This Machine Prints Free Short Stories for You to Read While You Wait

This cool little machine was recently spotted at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France

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Jun 6, 2017

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Look in the margins of medieval books and you’ll find an unusual theme: knights vs. snails. Vox’s Phil Edwards investigates why in this episode of Vox Almanac

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Apr 27, 2017

In Search of America’s Darkest Skies (24 Photos)

In Search of America’s Darkest Skies (24 Photos)

After 3 years, 150,000 miles and 3,000,000 pictures taken, Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan introduce SKYGLOW

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Apr 12, 2017

A Bird’s Eye View of the Industrial Scars We Have Left on Our Planet

A Bird’s Eye View of the Industrial Scars We Have Left on Our Planet

J Henry Fair uses aerial photography to reveal the hidden costs of consumption

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Feb 7, 2017

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

The Duke Humfrey’s Library contains rare titles such as a Shakespeare First Folio and 1 of 42 Gutenberg Bibles

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Nov 29, 2016

Vincent Laforet Takes the Most Amazing Night Time Aerials I Have Ever Seen

Vincent Laforet Takes the Most Amazing Night Time Aerials I Have Ever Seen

The world at night through the lens of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet

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