Renegades of Bike Culture

A brief history of Mountain Biking

via, laughingsquid

An Art History Mystery

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How is there an Australian sulphur-crested cockatoo in a 1496 Italian Renaissance painting by Andrea Mantegna?

It Felt Like a Kiss

By Adam Curtis

Put some headphones on and immerse yourself.

“The story of America’s rise to power starting in 1959, it uses nothing but archive footage and Amercia pop music. Showing the consequences on the rest of the world and in peoples mind.”

The History of The Smiths

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Just interactive enough to be engaging without annoying or overstimulating

General Thieves and Bad Characters

1930s photos sourced from the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Printables

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The Oral History of SpongeBob SquarePants by Tom Heintjes

More than a decade has passed since Stephen Hillenburg’s porous protagonist established Bikini Bottom as a must-see outpost of popular culture. Tom Heintjes gathered insights and reminiscences from some of the people behind SpongeBob SquarePants to illuminate the making of a cultural phenomenon.

via, cartoonbrew

The Museum at the Center of the World

In Space There Is No Up or Down

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So how then did the north ended up on the top of the map? Ptolemy, that’s how. Read a great cartographic history of global positioning here.

via, tmn

The Underground Railroad

A series by Amani Willet featuring “images made in locations that factored significantly in the history of the Underground Railroad.”

The Life of Larry

Seth Macfarlane’s 10-minute short film made for his senior thesis at RISD in 1995.

Jerry Garcia, the Website

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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Jerry, and more.

Time

The History and Future of Everything

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