lostsplendor:

Providence, Rhode Island. The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 (via)

lostsplendor:

Providence, Rhode Island. The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 (via)

networkawesome:

Doc - James Burke: Connections… Episode 1 (1978)
Follow James Burke through the history of science and technology in a unique interdisciplinary manner


I own this entire series. It’s so incredible. I’m in the mood to sit with a cup of cocoa and watch the first season over again.

networkawesome:

Doc - James Burke: Connections… Episode 1 (1978)

Follow James Burke through the history of science and technology in a unique interdisciplinary manner

I own this entire series. It’s so incredible. I’m in the mood to sit with a cup of cocoa and watch the first season over again.

npr:

The woman, in her 80s, was reportedly upset at the way the fresco had deteriorated and took it on herself to “restore” the image.
BBC Europe correspondent Christian Fraser says the delicate brush strokes of Elias Garcia Martinez have been buried under a haphazard splattering of paint.
The once-dignified portrait now resembles a crayon sketch of a very hairy monkey in an ill-fitting tunic, he says.
via BBC News - Spanish fresco restoration botched by amateur


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npr:

The woman, in her 80s, was reportedly upset at the way the fresco had deteriorated and took it on herself to “restore” the image.

BBC Europe correspondent Christian Fraser says the delicate brush strokes of Elias Garcia Martinez have been buried under a haphazard splattering of paint.

The once-dignified portrait now resembles a crayon sketch of a very hairy monkey in an ill-fitting tunic, he says.

via BBC News - Spanish fresco restoration botched by amateur

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archiveamericana:

People in Belfast bidding farewell to the ship they just built - the Titanic, 1912.

archiveamericana:

People in Belfast bidding farewell to the ship they just built - the Titanic, 1912.