ZETLAND, the oldest surviving lifeboat in the world; in service 1802-1864, currently preserved at the Zetland Lifeboat Museum in Redcar, England / Clinker-built, doubled-ended. [920×518]

ZETLAND, the oldest surviving lifeboat in the world; in service 1802-1864, currently preserved at the Zetland Lifeboat Museum in Redcar, England / Clinker-built, doubled-ended. [920×518]

I met a WWII veteran at work today. He told me about the time he went to the Whitehouse to meet Obama. He joined the military in 1940, and served in several branches of the military. He keeps this photo of Obama and him in his jacket. Thank you for your service, Sir!

I met a WWII veteran at work today. He told me about the time he went to the Whitehouse to meet Obama. He joined the military in 1940, and served in several branches of the military. He keeps this photo… Continue Reading

“No, the lesser long-nosed bat isn’t normally yellow. This one is covered in pollen after a busy night of drinking nectar,” writes United States Department of the Interior. Photo credit: National Park Service, United States of America [1200 x 868] [OS]

“No, the lesser long-nosed bat isn’t normally yellow. This one is covered in pollen after a busy night of drinking nectar,” writes United States Department of the Interior. Photo credit: National Park Service, United States of America [1200 x 868]… Continue Reading

NS SAVANNAH in drydock at Sparrows Point Shipyard, Maryland, 1994 / Launched 1959, In service from 1962 to 1972 / First of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. [1600×1082]

NS SAVANNAH in drydock at Sparrows Point Shipyard, Maryland, 1994 / Launched 1959, In service from 1962 to 1972 / First of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. [1600×1082]

“The size of the 2013 fire in Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada could easily be seen at night,” writes United States Department of the Interior. Photo credit: United States Forest Service, United States of America [2048 x 1234] [OS]

“The size of the 2013 fire in Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada could easily be seen at night,” writes United States Department of the Interior. Photo credit: United States Forest Service, United States of America [2048 x 1234] [OS]