(Roughly) Daily

Do look down…

From our friends at Pink Tentacle, an homage to the ancient Nipponese art of pavement punctuation: “Japanese Manhole Covers.”

Click here for a list of resources– photo collections, interactive maps (like this one from The Journal of Sewerage Monthly), and more.

As we dive, dive, dive, we might also look up as we recall that it was on this date in 1783 that the Montgolfier Brothers, Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Étienne, first demonstrated their “Montgolfier”– the first hot air balloon (globe aérostatique).


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