The Radar: 100 Facts About Machu Picchu, Explore Britain’s Woodlands, World Staircases
- On July 24, Peru’s Machu Picchu will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its rediscovery by Yale professor Hiram Bingham III. In honor of this milestone the Los Angeles Times is revealing 100 facts about the UNESCO World Heritage Site, one each day over the 100 days leading up to the anniversary. Today, they reveal number 19. [LATimes]
- In a partnership with The Woodland Trust, The Guardian has published an interactive map of the best wooded and forested areas in Great Britain. Users can click the map icons to learn more about the woodlands in their area, or sort by categories like “wildlife,” “views,” “history,” and “seasonal color.” [The Guardian]
- Compare the architecture, beauty, and functionality of staircases around the world in this photo gallery from Wend Magazine. [Wend]
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