art: illustration by Ben Brown
A black bear cub from Canada named Winnipeg (or “Winnie,” for short) was one of the most popular attractions at the London Zoo after it was donated to the zoo in 1915. Christopher Robin Milne loved the bear, and inspired the stories written by his father, A.A. Milne, about Winnie-the-Pooh.
The Minister’s Treehouse: A 100ft Tall Church Built Over 11 Years without Blueprints
The Minister’s Treehouse in Crossville, Tennessee is a 100ft structure built by minister Horace Burgess from the early 1990s through 2004. The entire building wraps around a giant tree and was built completely without blueprints, sprawling to an estimated 10,000 square feet inside, including a four-story swing set. Photographer Kristin Sweeting took arecent trip to the treehouse and took many of the photos above. You can also see more images by Chuck Sutherland who provided the image on top.
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For…part of a new generation of politically aware young people, the ANC is not the untouchable political zenith, not just the liberators of South Africa, no, now they are a government failing…The film…takes the new government of 1994 as its point of departure and…asks: what were the promises made to a new generation of South Africans when the new ANC took over? Have they been delivered?
One of the Met’s two Babylonian lions from the walls of the magnificent Ishtar Gate of Babylon. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.
Photo by Babylon Chronicle
Coke Fiends For Carter.
Photo by Cody Marr for The Yipster Times (1976)