2,500 years ago, the writing of history as we know it didn’t exist. The past was recorded as a list of events, with little explanation for their causes beyond accepting things as the will of the gods. Herodotus wanted a deeper understanding, so he took a new approach: looking at events from both sides to understand the reasons for them. Mark Robinson explains how “history” came into being.
My commute is like a second job, and it might be killing me.
Airline ticket pricing probably seems like a crapshoot. The numbers change seemingly arbitrarily every week, day, or hour, but there is some real science behind these prices.
When Jacqui Kenny was diagnosed with agoraphobia, the fear of leaving home and entering public spaces, she knew she’d never live out her dreams of photographing the world. But with Google Street View she’s been able to travel the back roads of the world in places like Mongolia, Senegal, and Chile to become a celebrated photographer. To date she’s taken roughly 27,000 screenshots of moments frozen in time, sharing the best ones on her Instagram, @streetview.portraits.
India is a bit of an anomaly on the world stage. It’s a massive 1.2 billion person, strong country, stretching thousands of miles tall and thousands of miles wide, with one of the most sizeable economies in the world, but it was never really destined to be a country…
The New Zealand drift racer known as Mad Mike has made a documentary about the Japanese capital’s extraordinary after-dark modified auto scene – check out Nihon Nights above. Which car would you love to drive?