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Unseen Ajanta | William Dalrymple

The oldest classical Indian paintings, retrieved from time, and decay

Bookshelf Porn

bookshelfporn: Trinity College Dublin’s Library, Ireland Was built in 1592 and houses the Book of Kells.

Gall-Peters Projection world map | While originally created by James Gall in 1885, the Gall-Peters Projection came into public consciousness in 1967 when Arno Peters championed it as a more accurate representation of the size of countries. It was considered controversial for calling into question the way the "third-world" is represented.

19 Maps That Will Help You Put The United States In Perspective

A Peters projection map is like the Behrmann Equal Area projection where it has cylindrical equal-area projection. The Peters Projection map distorts the area exaggeration in the high lattitues by de-emphasizing them.

From the Mughal India BLog post '18th century route map from Delhi to Kandahar' Image: The Fort of Delhi and the area to the north (IO Islamic 4725)

From Mughal India century route map from Delhi to Kandahar' The Fort of Delhi and the area to the north

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Panel with Cusped Arches, Morocco, century

In conjunction with the Asian Art centennial, discover nine little-known facts regarding the department's history in this blog post. | The Herber Bishop Jade Collection (now gallery 206 - Chinese Buddhist Art). Photographed in 1903. #AsianArt100

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Jade Room (Wing D, Room View of the Bishop jade collection, as installed in the gallery; Photographed March © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Environmentally-Friendly Libraries    *City of Scottsdale Appaloosa Branch Library – Scottsdale, Arizona

Environmentally-Friendly Libraries

Environmentally-Friendly Libraries *City of Scottsdale Appaloosa Branch Library – Scottsdale, Arizona

Solar Bike path - Van Gogh Roosegaarde glow in the dark - Eindhoven Netherlands

Studio Roosegaarde "Van Gogh Path" - The kilometer-long bike path, which was created using both glow-in-the-dark technology and solar-powered LEDs. First glowing Van Gogh-Roosegaarde bicycle path in the world

Cadbury’s Chocolate Castle

To promote its latest product - Cadbury Dairy Milk Pebbles - Cadbury built a deliciously sweet giant chocolate castle on Brighton Beach.

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