I saw a few abandoned dredgers in Alaska, but this was the biggest by far, located just outside of Nome, near-arctic Alaska [OC]. The tail boom is also massive, though it’s not clear from this angle. Each scoop on the belt is the size of an arm chair. The interior was fascinating to explore.

I saw a few abandoned dredgers in Alaska, but this was the biggest by far, located just outside of Nome, near-arctic Alaska [OC]. The tail boom is also massive, though it’s not clear from this angle. Each scoop on the… Continue Reading

The Vindolanda museum has fascinating displays and it all starts with the shoe wall. Highlights of a collection of over 7,000 Roman shoes unearthed at our site. Ranging from men’s marching boots, women’s shoes, children’s and even baby booties [960×906]

The Vindolanda museum has fascinating displays and it all starts with the shoe wall. Highlights of a collection of over 7,000 Roman shoes unearthed at our site. Ranging from men’s marching boots, women’s shoes, children’s and even baby booties [960×906]

sixpenceee: Belgian architect group, Gijs Van Vaerenbergh,…

sixpenceee: Belgian architect group, Gijs Van Vaerenbergh, built a church in Belgium, and it’s pretty plain from certain angles. From others, the structure reveals itself to be something else entirely: a building that’s almost entirely see through.  The project, named… Continue Reading