‘ The young prince’, burried wearing a cap of perforated shells and holding a tool, at paleolithic grave site Arene Candide, Liguria, Italy. 23 500 B.C [960 x 860]

‘ The young prince’, burried wearing a cap of perforated shells and holding a tool, at paleolithic grave site Arene Candide, Liguria, Italy. 23 500 B.C [960 x 860]

Unique Roman site in the world – memorial complex at Magura hill with two imperial mausoleums of Emperor Galerius and his mother Romula, near imperial palace Felix Romuliana – Gamzigrad, in eastern Serbia. Dated to III century CE. [960×639]

Unique Roman site in the world – memorial complex at Magura hill with two imperial mausoleums of Emperor Galerius and his mother Romula, near imperial palace Felix Romuliana – Gamzigrad, in eastern Serbia. Dated to III century CE. [960×639]

Recently published photo from inside the remains of RAF Fauld – site of the largest ever non-nuclear explosion. I have walked around the 400 foot deep, 3/4 mile wide crater.

Recently published photo from inside the remains of RAF Fauld – site of the largest ever non-nuclear explosion. I have walked around the 400 foot deep, 3/4 mile wide crater.

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

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 Völklingen Iron Works is a UNESCO Heritage Site because it is almost a perfectly preserved example of an early 20th century iron works. Iron works like these fed Germanys war production during the world wars. I visited on a Saturday 2 hours after open I was the only car in the lot (4032×3024)

The Völklingen Iron Works is a UNESCO Heritage Site because it is almost a perfectly preserved example of an early 20th century iron works. Iron works like these fed Germanys war production during the world wars. I visited on a… Continue Reading

Roman legionary belt, silver, 1st century AD, found at remains of Roman fortress at Tekija/Transdierna archaeological site, right bank of the Danube river, eastern Serbia. [960×640]

Roman legionary belt, silver, 1st century AD, found at remains of Roman fortress at Tekija/Transdierna archaeological site, right bank of the Danube river, eastern Serbia. [960×640]

I’m accumulating roof space on the homestead – soon I will be able to collect all of my water on site, reducing the number of trips down to the stream. I’m considering a cistern for the winter, but this year I’ll continue to melt snow

I’m accumulating roof space on the homestead – soon I will be able to collect all of my water on site, reducing the number of trips down to the stream. I’m considering a cistern for the winter, but this year… Continue Reading