If you’re not familiar, Durian is a fruit from southeast Asia that has an odor so distinct foul that it is banned from many places.   Well, someone had some in my office yesterday — and after a little scare that there was a gas leak in the building (it turned out to just be Durian), […]

History in HD

Shorpy.com is a great photo site for history buffs.   The site collects photos from the Library of Congress’ archive, processes them for contrast and posts them in high resolution.  Some are over 2000 pixel along the long edge which allows you to clearly see details in the photos and really get immersed in what’s […]