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Friday, July 5, 2024

Friday, July 5, 2024
Photo by Charlotte Harrison / Unsplash

Happy July 5 and welcome back.

Origin of the World Map

How the heck did they make world maps before they had all the stuff we use to make maps now? See the video up there? That’s how. [via Kottke]

Item 2: a list

American Colonies, ranked:

  1. Vermont
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. New York
  4. Delaware
  5. Maine
  6. Connecticut
  7. New Jersey
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Maryland
  11. Virginia
  12. Georgia
  13. South Carolina

Item 3: a media recommendation

Polyphia - Ego Death (feat. Steve Vai)

Item 4: word of the week


Beyoncé got all that attention for saying she keeps hot sauce in her purse. Where was the media frenzy when I added a cruet of mayo to my every day carry?

Item 5: a photograph

A demon flattening someone out and preparing to cut them into soba noodles, Japanese Hell Scrolls ~ 1855 (all according to someone on X)

See ya!

Thanks for reading. See you next week.