Benjamin Franklin’s design proposal for the reverse side of the Great Seal of the United States, circa 1776. The newly formed Continental Congress was mostly unimpressed and rejected the proposal. The above sketch was created by Benson J. Lossing in July 1856 based on Franklin’s description.
one of the coolest dudes I’ve met while on the road just got back from his 15-month adventure around the world and posted this video. honored to say I’ve thrown Holi colors, eaten 10-cent sandwiches, and scaled Himalaya trails with this guy.