North West Saudi Arabia. This is an abandoned WWII era seaplane known as a Catalina. It was retrofitted as a flying yacht after the war by a wealthy American who wanted to fly around the world in it. The incredible story of its demise is in the comments. [OC]

North West Saudi Arabia. This is an abandoned WWII era seaplane known as a Catalina. It was retrofitted as a flying yacht after the war by a wealthy American who wanted to fly around the world in it. The incredible… Continue Reading

A miniature self-portrait of the American artist Sarah Goodridge’s breasts which she gave to her lover Daniel Webster in 1828 [1024×820] (nsfw)

A miniature self-portrait of the American artist Sarah Goodridge’s breasts which she gave to her lover Daniel Webster in 1828 [1024×820] (nsfw)

Launch of the American Liberty ship SS Frederick Douglass at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards in Baltimore, May 22, 1943. Add’l info in comments. [4096 × 3209]

Launch of the American Liberty ship SS Frederick Douglass at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards in Baltimore, May 22, 1943. Add’l info in comments. [4096 × 3209]

A snapping turtle just after emerging from hibernating, buried in the mud. This is where the Native American legends of the Earth being brought into existence and carried on the shell of a turtle originated from.

A snapping turtle just after emerging from hibernating, buried in the mud. This is where the Native American legends of the Earth being brought into existence and carried on the shell of a turtle originated from.

Ruger American Predator 6.5 Creedmoor with Magpul Hunter Stock, Timney Trigger, Leupold 3-9×40, Anarchy Outdoors Bolt Handle and Knob, Magpul MLok Bipod. Let the steel ring!

Ruger American Predator 6.5 Creedmoor with Magpul Hunter Stock, Timney Trigger, Leupold 3-9×40, Anarchy Outdoors Bolt Handle and Knob, Magpul MLok Bipod. Let the steel ring!

From today’s New York Times: Budweiser announce they will sponsor the American women’s soccer league. “We won’t stop watching.” [686×1109]

From today’s New York Times: Budweiser announce they will sponsor the American women’s soccer league. “We won’t stop watching.” [686×1109]