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The trash can of my mind
Nel mezzo del cammin di noſtra uita / Mi ritrouai per una ſelua oſcura / Che la dirrita uia eta ſmarrita. — First page of an early manuscript of Dante’s Inferno.

Nel mezzo del cammin di noſtra uita / Mi ritrouai per una ſelua oſcura / Che la dirrita uia eta ſmarrita. — First page of an early manuscript of Dante’s Inferno.

A unicorn killed by a spearman. From a XIIIth-century English bestiary.

A unicorn killed by a spearman. From a XIIIth-century English bestiary.

Lady with a unicorn, from Hortus Sanitatis, by Johannes de Cuba, a medical book published in 1491.

Lady with a unicorn, from Hortus Sanitatis, by Johannes de Cuba, a medical book published in 1491.

A marine horse, from a map of Island published in 1600 by Abraham Ortelius

A marine horse, from a map of Island published in 1600 by Abraham Ortelius

Tractatus de lumine, by René Descartes — illustration from a posthumous publication of Descartes’ scientific works in Amsterdam, 1701.

Tractatus de lumine, by René Descartes — illustration from a posthumous publication of Descartes’ scientific works in Amsterdam, 1701.

Varia Opera Mathematica d. Petri (Pierre) de Fermat.

Varia Opera Mathematica d. Petri (Pierre) de Fermat.

That’s Robert Johnson, the man who sold his soul to the devil to be able to play the blues.

wirespeed:

Play guitar

That’s Robert Johnson, the man who sold his soul to the devil to be able to play the blues.

wirespeed:

Play guitar

Dynamo Gramme

Dynamo Gramme

No white American ever thinks that any other race is wholly civilized until he wears the white man’s clothes, eats the white man’s food, speaks the white man’s language, and professes the white man’s religion.

—Booker T. Washington, Up from Slavery

Marie-Antoinette as a harpy, trampling on the Constitution and the Declaration of Human Rights (1792).

Marie-Antoinette as a harpy, trampling on the Constitution and the Declaration of Human Rights (1792).