The Guardian has a pretty fantastic slideshow up right now:
"Every year the height and weight of the more than 16,000 animals in London zoo are recorded and collated in the Zoological Information Management System"
Geninne (facebook / flickr) is an artist living in a forest near Mexico City with her husband Manolo, their two very creative boys & a cute border collie named Turbo. She was born in New York, but shortly after her parents began traveling around South America, where she lived in seven different countries and went to several English speaking schools.
The Official Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower was built in 1887 by architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and his team. It took two years to complete the construction. It was made using 9,441 tons of wrought iron. About 60 tons of paint are required to paint it, and it’s painted once every 7 years (with brushes).