Vintage 19th Century Washing Machine.

Vintage 19th Century Washing Machine.

A Compressed-air washing machine (manufactured in the late 19th century) by Friedrich Wolter & Hans Echberg. Image Credit: Photograph by Benjamin Healley. Source: Museums Victoria, Copyright Museums Victoria / CC BY (Licensed as Attribution 4.0 International) Source: Washing Machines Collection

“Ice Cave Refuge.”

“Ice Cave Refuge.”

Image Credit: Photograph by Andrew Robertson, United Kingdom, Commended, Open, Nature (Photo: 2017 Sony World Photography Awards) “The Auyuittuq National Park on Baffin Island, Canada is a complete wilderness. “The only refuge I found on my two-week trek was this ice cave at the foot of the Turner Glacier,” writes photographer Andrew Robertson of the … Continue reading

“Church with a Lonely Perch.”

“Church with a Lonely Perch.”

Stepantsminda, Georgia Photographs from the Eyewitness series A 14th century Gergeti church in the village of Stepantsminda, close to Russian-Georgian border. Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Source: Eyewitness: Stepantsminda, Georgia | World news | The Guardian

“Kangaroo Island Creatures.”

“Kangaroo Island Creatures.”

When British explorers happened upon Kangaroo Island—south of what today is the city of Adelaide—the animals took them by surprise. Unlike the wild ‘roos of the mainland, who knew to keep their distance, these creatures were utterly tame and approachable (so much so that the arriving crew reportedly slaughtered 31 for a giant kangaroo stew). … Continue reading