The Big Bang brought the universe into existence 13.7 billion years ago. Life first appeared on our planet 3.8 billion years ago. Earth witnessed a hominid species, Home erectus, walking upright for the first time 1.9 million years ago. And, 7,000 years ago, money was invented.
5 years ago, Unsplash started as a Tumblr blog with 10 photos. Now, over 10 Unsplash photos are downloaded every second, double any other image platform. Here’s highlights from Year 5 at Unsplash as we work to build the world’s largest open library of visuals.
Nearly a million-dollars worth of honeybees stolen from almond orchards in Fresno, California were located last spring.
Rwanda keeps surprising. Recently the Rwandan Development Board signed a sleeve sponsoring deal with London Premier League club, Arsenal. Over a three-year period, the 200 sq centimetre ad “Visit Rwanda” will cost the country USD$39 million.
Steve Bannon interview on Europe’s far-right and Cambridge Analytica https://youtu.be/0EXGmsXXDJk
Steve Bannon: the full Euronews interview https://youtu.be/P4ob2yF00Hw
The California Coastal Records Project was founded in 2002. The purpose was to document the California coastline with photography. So they flew the entire length of California in a helicopter, taking 10 photographs every mile – 12,000 pictures in all.
Since I started this blog just about 11 years ago, I’ve somehow managed to write just over 5,100 posts. That’s an average of more than one post a day for 11 years. I suppose you could say I’m what’s known as a “life-long learner.
Good Night Nurse! We’ve come to the point in the life cycle of RoundSeventeen, where what was funny once, in 2010, has died a quiet death, enjoyed the miracle of resurrection, and climbed back out of the sea to be funny once again in 2018.
Or the difference between an Expedition and a Tour. Studio D recently completed an expedition to Tajikistan and the Borderlands with Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and China. It didn’t go quite to plan. https://ift.tt/2ILQy2y