Fes, Morocco | Simon Abrams
THANK YOU JENNI HERD
The Eight Provinces of Korea, c. 1850. Employing hanja— Korean writing with Chinese characters—this map blends traditional Chinese styles with ones that are uniquely Korean.
From The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History by Professor Patricia Seed, which illustrates how peoples and cultures throughout the human past have imagined their worlds through a diverse collection of historical maps from the Paleolithic to the present.
Tehran, Iran | mehrdad-t
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson briefly considered exotic dancing
Blackwater Creek, Lake County
(Source: ariml, via stormofswansons)
“How is it that the poets have said so many fine things about our first love, so few about our later love? Are their first poems their best? or are not those the best which come from their fuller thought, their larger experience, their deeper-rooted affections? The boy’s flute-like voice has its own spring charm; but the man should yield a richer, deeper music.”
― George Eliot, Adam Bede
No, it’s “to whom.”
Find out more about the Great Who or Whom Debate.
*We saw this Knock Knock joke posted on Twitter by @APLangCCHS. We didn’t think it up. We aren’t that funny.
"Stunning And Amazing: Northern Lights Wow U.K."
via Morning Edition, NPR
People view the Northern Lights over Bamburgh Castle Beach Thursday in Northumberland, England. The Aurora Borealis were visible farther south than usual, due to a powerful solar flare.