Welcome back, and welcome to July!
“315 years. 20,528 voyages. Millions of lives.”
It’s such a simple display of the historical data, and at the same time it is utterly devastating.
Created by Andrew Kahn and Jamelle Bouie.
“Displays data gathered from the BBC public RSS feeds”
According to its Wikipedia page: “Ceefax was the world’s first teletext information service. It was started by the BBC in 1974.”
I had never heard of this. Kind of fascinating. I also love that retro tech is a thing now (sort of. I don’t need to ever knowingly operate a 1981 computer ever again, thankfully.)
Shockingly, the photographer Jeffrey Milstein used an actual helicopter to achieve these shots, and not a drone.
Another bizarre creation from Old Spice.
Each designed by a different international architectural firm.
This week’s recommended long read (and ultra-long listen):
[Self explanatory and… wow.] This list was lovingly curated over months, and is continuing to be revised. Links to the numerous playlists are available for Rdio and Spotify. Pretty amazing.
Sent in by Laura L.
Have a great weekend my Friday people!