Map of area affected by the Peshtigo Fire - Occurred the same day as the Great Chicago Fire, but killed at least 5 times as many people.
Here’s the Wikipedia page about it. Most people outside of Wisconsin have never heard of this fire, but more people died in it than any other fire in US History.
Maps tracing the path of the Mississippi River’s past and current flows as the it changed course and flooded over time.
Plate 22, sheets 5 through 14 in order.
Massive full collection here.
What’s awesome is you can see some old meanders on Google Maps. Keep an eye out for them oxbow lakes!
Safe abortions have always been available to the rich, Dan. You simply want to deny them to the poor, and if you succeed, poor woman will be forced to get them anyway. They’ll be forced into the alleys with hangers, plungers and vacuum cleaners, risking death or mutilation. But you’d like that, wouldn’t you, Dan? You sadistic, elitist, sexist, racist, anti-humanist pig! Saturday Night Live 3x18
This aired in 1978. Thirty-four years later, it’s still a fucking ~debate.
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this speaks to me on a spiritual level
This tree makes の sense.
Are you fucking kidding me.
tHANK YOU, sCIENCE SIDE,
Actually that’s the language side—Japanese language, to be exact. We’re still waiting to hear from the science side of Tumblr as to how and why a tree would grow in this manner.
Trees grow in the direction of light, so clearly this tree had light in a strange loopy pattern during growth.
Plant follow light, light make loopy loop, plant go loopy loop.
Thank you language and science side of tumblr