Batman is batman with a blue sky and green grass. Not a corpse on a tightrope with a fish
Saturday, 28 January 2023

The Bloody (and Haunted) History of the Missouri State Penitentiary

quote [ Time Magazine called the prison ?the bloodiest 47 acres in America.? ]

Straight from the state penitentiary
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 27 January 2023

Amsterdam?s underwater parking garagefits 7,000 bicycles and zero cars

quote [ Would your city spend $65 million for this? ]

That's a lot of freaking bikes. I wonder what it's like to live somewhere with a decent infrastructure.
[SFW] [travel] [+2]
[by steele@6:18pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 24 January 2023

The Dismantling of Belleville: A Parisian Village Lost to the Wrecking Ball

quote [ The history of Belleville, the Parisian neighbourhood where legendary French singer Edith Piaf lived and called home, is a dazzling mix of folklore and fact, like all the best places to visit. ]

Looking out on a Belleville crowd
[SFW] [travel] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 4 January 2023

In This Seaside Town, the New Year Brings a Battle With the ?Witches of the Sea?

quote [ The local Epiphany celebration of Grado, Italy, is inspired by a mysterious band of 16th-century pirates. ]

all hail, witch of the sea
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:54amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 18 December 2022

Colin's Barn

quote [ Exploring a hidden folly in rural Wiltshire. ]

Like a Hobbit house doors are round
[SFW] [travel] [+4 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 10 December 2022

The Gimli Glider

quote [ The American system of measurement and its units?feet, miles, pounds, and gallons?are quite bizarre. They are random, unintuitive and have no logical relationship to one another, which makes conversion from one type to another a nightmare. ]

Double checking all my measurements
[SFW] [travel] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:42amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 28 November 2022

Sehnsucht for the Underground

quote [ A meditation on storm drains and nostalgia. ]

Immer wenn die Sehnsucht erwacht
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:08amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 25 November 2022

After a Decades-Long Ban, San Jose's Lowriders Are Ready to Cruise Again

quote [ This vibrant culture never faded away in the city's Mexican American community. ]

All my friends know the low rider (yeah)
[SFW] [travel] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:07amGMT] [2 comments]

America's Arabian City Explained

quote [ The largest collection of Moorish Revival architecture in America and the Western Hemisphere is where you?d least (or maybe most) expect it: Florida. ]

I feel like arabian I'm rocking a turban
[SFW] [travel]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:56amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 10 October 2022

Alone at the Edge of the World

quote [ Susie Goodall wanted to circumnavigate the globe in her sailboat without stopping. She didn?t bargain for what everyone else wanted. ]

I'm living on the edge of the world
[SFW] [travel]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

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