Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

Archive for January 25, 2014

“Ascension d’un sérac,” Ascent of a glacial column on Mount Blanc, ca. 1899


Link to original source from the Central Library of Zurich.

Ham the Chimp before boarding the rocket Mercury-Redstone II in 1961.


He traveled for 679 km in about 17 minutes, lifting off from Cape Canaveral and splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean. He was recovered in good condition, readily eating an apple and half an orange.

(Relevant article)


Secretariat Gets a Bath.


Vietnam veterans protest at the Statue of Liberty. Between ’71-’75.


War war war, its all America is known for unfortunately.