February 18, 2016

Furious George. Beware of drunken Monkeys.

February 19, 2014

Spot the Sniper.

May 24, 2013

London 1927 in colour.

March 24, 2010

Ugly Animals. Although some, I think, have been hard-done by. more inside

December 29, 2007

Medieval Cookery. In addition to recipes, site includes a few oddities, a fine set of links to online Medieval cookbooks, and a Medieval cookery word of the day. more inside

December 27, 2007

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. A couple of photo-essays, with sound, from Magnum.

May 23, 2007

Shark Virgin Birth confirmed. A Bonnethead shark has given birth by parthenogenesis. It's not the first time for sharks, a Bamboo shark has done this before.

May 08, 2007

The Tomb of Herod the Great has been discovered at Herodium. more inside

April 29, 2007

Images from the Museo de las Momias in Guanajuato. Rather disturbing images. Some backstory. Some more backstory. More (equally disturbing) images here and here. more inside

April 15, 2007

The Encyclopedia Titanica has everything you ever wanted to know about the Titanic, including passenger lists with biographies, articles, and archive film footage. Go on, indulge your morbid curiosity.

April 12, 2007

Birds of War. An exhibition to mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq invasion. Also, a photo essay (flash, sound) on Iraq four years on.

April 11, 2007

The Snowsuit Effort documents Detroit's homeless. A condensed flash gallery is here.

April 07, 2007

Spenser and the Tradition : English Poetry 1579-1830 (via).A bloody enormous database of poetry and criticism charting the influence of Edmund Spenser on the English poetic tradition. more inside

April 06, 2007

"Wake me up at" stickers. Although considered by many a breach of etiquette (via), help is at hand for those who fall asleep on the tube. more inside

March 28, 2007

The World of Beer: a Universal Language (small pictures, annoyingly with the gallery logo plastered over them). The related article. A history of beer. And a monkey.

March 25, 2007

A painting recently attributed to Caravaggio can be seen at a London exhibition of the Royal Collection. Here's a gallery of all (I think) Caravaggio's paintings. And a monkey.

March 22, 2007

Everything you wanted to know about Greek gods but were afraid to ask. Includes galleries, family trees, a bestiary, and a library of a fair few translations of Greek and Roman source texts. And it has monkeys. more inside

March 17, 2007

Portraits of Violence: The Gangs of Port Moresby and Suicide Bombers in Gaza. Essay.

March 16, 2007

A new species of leopard has been discovered in Borneo, the latest of more than 400 species discovered since 1996. A very handsome animal it is too. more inside

March 14, 2007

Sonnet Central features lots of sonnets in English, and a fair few translations. You may also enjoy having some read to you (real audio), or the monthly battle of the sonnets. more inside
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