The Imperial Seal of the Nguyen dynasty of Vietnam, made on March 15th 1823, weighted 10.7 kilograms. It’s likely that the seal is now in the hands of emperor Bao Dai’s French widow – Monique Baudot [800×549]

The Imperial Seal of the Nguyen dynasty of Vietnam, made on March 15th 1823, weighted 10.7 kilograms. It’s likely that the seal is now in the hands of emperor Bao Dai’s French widow – Monique Baudot [800×549]

Anyone else love collecting old books? Just holding it in my hands and thinking about everything that it has seen in its lifetime brings me joy. I like to wonder where it was during all major events in the last 130 years. Whose hands have touched it? Whose houses has it lived in?

Anyone else love collecting old books? Just holding it in my hands and thinking about everything that it has seen in its lifetime brings me joy. I like to wonder where it was during all major events in the last… Continue Reading

Archaeologist Koji Iesaki holds a carved roof ornament excavated at the former site of the Jyokyo-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan. Iesaki and other archaeologists have their hands full as a pre-Olympic building boom has helped reveal centuries-old artifacts from the city’s long history [800×533]

Archaeologist Koji Iesaki holds a carved roof ornament excavated at the former site of the Jyokyo-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan. Iesaki and other archaeologists have their hands full as a pre-Olympic building boom has helped reveal centuries-old artifacts from the… Continue Reading

Picked up this Walther CCP in Forest Green today. I was sold on just how it felt in my hands, and then I shot it. This thing is a great little shooter, going to be my concealed carry moving forward.

Picked up this Walther CCP in Forest Green today. I was sold on just how it felt in my hands, and then I shot it. This thing is a great little shooter, going to be my concealed carry moving forward.

USCGC Paulding (CG-17) on the marine railway at the Boston Navy Yard, December 1927 / bow damage from collision with submarine USS S-4 (SS-109) which was lost with all hands. [892×1115]

USCGC Paulding (CG-17) on the marine railway at the Boston Navy Yard, December 1927 / bow damage from collision with submarine USS S-4 (SS-109) which was lost with all hands. [892×1115]

They murdered his dad orchestrated a cover-up, lied about the murder, then lied about the cover-up…and now are forced Khashoggi’s son, who is a captive in his own country, to participate in a photo-op shaking hands with the MBS.

They murdered his dad orchestrated a cover-up, lied about the murder, then lied about the cover-up…and now are forced Khashoggi’s son, who is a captive in his own country, to participate in a photo-op shaking hands with the MBS.