Picture Book

The cover of the August 19, 2014 issue of the Lucky Peach, featuring an illustration by Robert Beatty.

The cover of the August 19, 2014 issue of the Lucky Peach, featuring an illustration by Robert Beatty.

From the “Squares” series by Adam Magyar.

From the “Squares” series by Adam Magyar.

"The Simulacra" by Chris Moore. 

"The Simulacra" by Chris Moore. 

The longer the grapes’ skins are left sitting in the wine, the darker the color of the finished rosé.

The longer the grapes’ skins are left sitting in the wine, the darker the color of the finished rosé.

A mid-19th century wine goblet from Iran. 
A series of SF books that forecast the future.

A series of SF books that forecast the future.

Oakley’s massive, steampunk-ish headquarters, in Foothill Ranch, California.

Oakley’s massive, steampunk-ish headquarters, in Foothill Ranch, California.

A dandelion seed head. A photograph by Greg Hume.

A dandelion seed head. A photograph by Greg Hume.

A recent map from the U.S. Geological Survey, showing where earthquakes are most likely to occur. 

A recent map from the U.S. Geological Survey, showing where earthquakes are most likely to occur. 

Neil Armstrong, on the Moon.