Bristol council has this cool feature where old maps can be overlaid over current maps to see changes over time: https://maps.bristol.gov.uk/kyp/?edition=
I prefer the original, jerky frame rate. Though I’ve seen this film so many times, I’m probably biased. It probably works best with the skeletons. https://youtu.be/hgCw0YRMFHY
Testing the awareness of place logos (psst. not well known): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxqBonWu4Qk&t=987s
Man buys Starlink in the UK. Early look – night sky light pollution and all aside – pretty darn impressive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vMbB4xhstc
A little something about Broughton Suspension Bridge. The original build collapsed with the 60th Rifle Corps marching across it.
‘Zoom Escaper is a tool to help you escape Zoom meetings. It allows you to self-sabotage your audio stream, making your presence unbearable to others.’
Archive of Park Avenue, the Teletext soap opera: http://www.newmailbox.co.uk/parkavenue/default.asp?pageid=1
‘In 1930 the Indiana Bell building was rotated 90°.
‘Over a month, the 22-million-pound structure was moved 15 inch/hr, all while 600 employees still worked there.
‘There was no interruption to gas, heat, electricity, water, sewage, or the telephone service they provided. No one inside felt it move.’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW-QGtOAVEg
‘Pashman and Sfoglini engineered the new shape to maximize the amount of sauce that sticks to it, make it easier to get your fork on it, and have it feel good when you bite into it.’ https://kottke.org/21/03/the-invention-of-a-new-pasta-shape