Viralpics

Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.

Jan
23

[2048×2048] “The Hole Book” ca.1908 was the first time in the history of children’s literature where the concept of a “shape” book was explored, which is a book where a hole penetrates the entire text as part of the story. [OC]

Jan
15

Natural History Museum, London, England [OC][5182×3454]

Dec
22

Worst Trainaccident in German History, Eschede 1998 (1575×1079)

Dec
21

Lepidotes Maximus in the national history museum of Berlin. Such a nice shimmer.

Dec
18

Dracorex hogwartsia (OC) from Berlin Natural History Museum (Museum für Naturkunde)

Dec
10

Donna Tartt’s The Secret History ~ First Edition [OC] [3024×4032]

Dec
09

Tithonia rotundifolia (Mexican sunflower) from the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville [4032 x 2268] [OC]

Dec
08

Red-orange sunflower that I think is Tithonia rotundifolia. From the Florida Museum of Natural History [4032 x 2268] [OC]

Dec
06

Cotylorhynchus romeri, an early Permian synapsid (mammal-like reptile), American Museum of Natural History [1110 x 932]

Nov
30

Revolving Book Case from History and Description of the Crystal Palace and the Exhibition of the World’s Industry in 1851, Volume 2. [1784 x 1352][OC]

Nov
29

Jurassic crinoids at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History [1663 x 1112]

Nov
29

Smilodon skull (Pleistocene) from the American Museum of Natural History [1056×1238]

Nov
25

“Marston Marble” Promicroceras, early Jurassic ammonites. Found long ago in England, but the original source is lost to history. (This fossil is in the Sedgwick Museum at Cambridge) [880 x 660]

Nov
24

Glyptodon – Pleistocene armoured mammal at the Museum of Natural History of Vienna [1512×1024]

Nov
19

Fish within a fish: Gillicus arcuatus inside Xiphactinus audax, Sternberg Museum of Natural History [2182×622]

Nov
18

Slab of Devonian trilobites and starfish from Morocco, at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History [1516×1152]

Nov
15

Fossilized Jellyfish at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History at Fort Hays, Kansas [1,024 x 683]

Nov
14

Cranky Fish, Xiphanctinus (Portheus) Molossus, KU Natural History Museum, Kansas (2048×1536)

Nov
13

“A Short History of Traffic Engineering”, a cycling advocacy ad from Copenhagenize Design [2480×3508][OS]

Nov
13

Rainbow ammolite ammonite shell on display at the American Museum of Natural History [1400×942]

Nov
10

History professor teaches about the first man in space.

Nov
09

Mounted Allosaurus skeleton cast at the San Diego Natural History Museum [750×550]

Nov
05

1845 Thomas Church’s “The history of the Great Indian war of 1675 and 1676, commonly called Philip’s war, also the old French and Indian wars from 1689 to 1704 [OS][3224 x 2448]

Nov
05

Ammonites, Field Museum of Natural History [OC] [2997 x 2398]

Nov
02