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Gratitude (…amidst the rubble)

"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.” (17th Century English author John Milton) Tap in for some mid-week thoughts...
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GOOD Pictures: John Jones and Life's Little Details

Society & Culture : Good Blog (3 years ago)

John Jones focuses on the sweet details of everyday life: Precious objects, forgotten corners, and old text are all revered in his work. He finds the irony in everyday life—an inspirational sign in the middle of a field, a smiling b... Read Post

Bradley Cooper May Play the Devil in Paradise Lost

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (3 years ago)

Get ready to see that devilish grin put to good use: Bradley Cooper is in talks to star in Paradise Lost, John MIlton's 17th century poem about the fall of man. Here comes the juicy part - Cooper would play Lucifer, who is first ban... Read Post

The First Accurate Measurement of the Earth's Size Was in the 1600s

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 hours ago)

If you find having a favourite map projection a delightfully geeky quirk, you're going to want to raise a toast in honour of Jean-Félix Picard. Geodetics and cartography owe a debt of gratitude to the 17th century scientist who made... Read Post


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