A stream of things going in and out of the brain of Doug Belshaw
26 October 2020
🤝 Medieval English people used to pay their rent in eels
🤺 The Mad, Mad World of Niche Sports Among Ivy League–Obsessed Parents
📜 Archaeologists unearth ‘huge number’ of sealed Egyptian sarcophagi
🌉 3D model of how the Charles bridge in Prague was constructed
💪 Every Man Should Be Able to Save His Own Life: 5 Fitness Benchmarks a Man Must Master
Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Image from top-linked post.
17 October 2020
🏞️ To Mend a Broken Internet, Create Online Parks
👶 Babies’ random choices become their preferences
😨 Dystopia as Clickbait: Science Fiction, Doomscrolling, and Reviving the Idea of the Future
👃 Why Are the Noses Broken on Egyptian Statues?
🧙♀️ New online database tracks historic ‘witch marks’ carved into England’s trees
Quotation-as-title by Comtesse Diane. Image from top-linked post.