“What will future civilizations think of Manhattan Island when they dig it up...– From ‘Manhattanhenge’ by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History. Tonight is the second night this year that the sunset will align with Manhattan’s grid—producing a luminous effect. —Daisy (via npr) Well that’s kinda neat. I wonder where...
July came on with that breathless, brilliant heat which makes the plains of...– —My Ántonia by Nebraska author Willa Cather (via netnewsnebraska) (except the corn’s not doing so well this year - http://bit.ly/Rs8VFg)