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.

Can anyone help? I find lots of fossilised clams and coral on our beach, but I have never found one of these guys. I think it’s a shell fish with a spiral shell, (well, half of a spiral shell in this case). I am curious as to how old it may be. Cheers.

Can anyone help? I find lots of fossilised clams and coral on our beach, but I have never found one of these guys. I think it’s a shell fish with a spiral shell, (well, half of a spiral shell in… Continue Reading

A shell of a car next to a gas station remain after the Camp fire tore through the region near Pulga, east of Paradise, California – Photo by Josh Edelson [1600 x 1067]

A shell of a car next to a gas station remain after the Camp fire tore through the region near Pulga, east of Paradise, California – Photo by Josh Edelson [1600 x 1067]

Wreck of Zeppelin LZ 76, which was torched by its crew after making a forced landing at Little Wigborough, near Colchester in Essex, after sustaining serious damage from an anti-aircraft shell and British fighter aircraft, returning from a bombing raid over London on 23 September 1916. [2135×1448]

Wreck of Zeppelin LZ 76, which was torched by its crew after making a forced landing at Little Wigborough, near Colchester in Essex, after sustaining serious damage from an anti-aircraft shell and British fighter aircraft, returning from a bombing raid… Continue Reading

[OC]Limestone, Shell, and Pyrite Mask from the Artisan’s Compound at Teotihuacan, Mexico. Photo taken at “Teotihuacan, City of Water, City of Fire” at the Phoenix Art Museum [2992×3664]

[OC]Limestone, Shell, and Pyrite Mask from the Artisan’s Compound at Teotihuacan, Mexico. Photo taken at “Teotihuacan, City of Water, City of Fire” at the Phoenix Art Museum [2992×3664]

Ready for spring turkey season in CA. Mossberg 590M courtesy of FPC, 590M 5round to 2round mag conversion courtesy of Magblocks, Coffee from Liberal Tears courtesy of Tactical Shit and Liberal Tears. Lead-free shot shell from Hevi (12g 2-3/4″ No . 2 1400fps). Get out there.

Ready for spring turkey season in CA. Mossberg 590M courtesy of FPC, 590M 5round to 2round mag conversion courtesy of Magblocks, Coffee from Liberal Tears courtesy of Tactical Shit and Liberal Tears. Lead-free shot shell from Hevi (12g 2-3/4″ No… Continue Reading

“Photograph showing the forward port side of HMS Warspite in dry dock showing damage caused by a German shell at the Battle of Jutland.” June 2-3, 1916. [3508×2232]

“Photograph showing the forward port side of HMS Warspite in dry dock showing damage caused by a German shell at the Battle of Jutland.” June 2-3, 1916. [3508×2232]

Ensemble of jewelry belonging to Queen Puabi. Sumerian, dating to around 2450 BC, made with gold, lapis, carnelian, agate, and shell. [1600×2642]

Ensemble of jewelry belonging to Queen Puabi. Sumerian, dating to around 2450 BC, made with gold, lapis, carnelian, agate, and shell. [1600×2642]