when i was little and my parents were driving id pretend there was a man/being/thing running alongside the car who had to follow certain rules like “he can only travel by jumping from streetlight to streetlight” or “he can only walk on fences”
i was so surprised to find out that other people did similar things
i wonder what the underlying psychology behind it is
like its a really specific thing to do but almost everyone did it without telling other kids about it because we all thought it was probably weird or unimportant
I did this.
100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson.
From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod
Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: do you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe?, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno?, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man is there too.
Here’s you can check the book: http://amzn.to/19oHynn
(via brain pickings)