During the construction works for the A14 from Cambridge to Huntingdon an interesting discovery was made. The unique Roman coin of the usurper Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus was extracted from the earth. [624×351]

During the construction works for the A14 from Cambridge to Huntingdon an interesting discovery was made. The unique Roman coin of the usurper Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus was extracted from the earth. [624×351]

New Zealand aims to save the ‘strangest parrot on Earth’ — “Kakapo are large, flightless birds found only in New Zealand.” Photo credit: Andrew Digby [1484 x 1113] [OS]

New Zealand aims to save the ‘strangest parrot on Earth’ — “Kakapo are large, flightless birds found only in New Zealand.” Photo credit: Andrew Digby [1484 x 1113] [OS]

I’m in Gunpo, South Korea. I found a guy in Montevideo, Uruguay on Reddit, the exact opposite side of the world. Today we made an Earth Sandwich, 8AM for me, 8PM for him. I love the Internet.

I’m in Gunpo, South Korea. I found a guy in Montevideo, Uruguay on Reddit, the exact opposite side of the world. Today we made an Earth Sandwich, 8AM for me, 8PM for him. I love the Internet.

A tangled mass of articulated fish fossils uncovered in North Dakota from a site that appears to date – to the day – 66 million years ago when a meteor hit Earth, killing nearly all life on the planet. (more in comments) [2048×1365]

A tangled mass of articulated fish fossils uncovered in North Dakota from a site that appears to date – to the day – 66 million years ago when a meteor hit Earth, killing nearly all life on the planet. (more… Continue Reading

The Mosaics at the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna Italy. The Mosaics are from the Byzantine era, 500AD or so. Notice that Jesus is sitting on a blue orb, perhaps they knew the earth was a sphere back then. [2000×1333][OC]

The Mosaics at the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna Italy. The Mosaics are from the Byzantine era, 500AD or so. Notice that Jesus is sitting on a blue orb, perhaps they knew the earth was a sphere back then.… Continue Reading