Metade da população do mundo está concentrada na zona amarela, 1% do território. Crédito Reprodução/Metrocosm
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Karhold é um forte castelo sede da casa Karstark, localizado na metade oriental do norte ao sul da Baía das Focas. Foi construído por um jovem senhor chamado Karlon Stark, como prêmio ao derrotar um outro senhor rebelde há muitos anos. Passou-se por vários nomes até se tornar os Karstarks. Vassalos dos Starks. Foto por: desconhecido
The Breakers is a magnificent castle located in Newport, Rhode Island along the Atlantic Ocean. The Breakers was built from 1893 to 1895 by architect Richard Morris Hunt for millionaire Cornelius Vanderbilt II
A Russian weather satellite has taken a 121 megapixel image of planet Earth, over 22,000 miles above the surface. The image was taken by Russia's Electro-L satellite, and unlike other images taken by spacecrafts, it was taken in one single shot. Normally, several images are taken by a space agency, then are stitched together in order to create one big image. However, Roscosmos went about it another way with its 121 megapixel photo. Each pixel in the image represents a little...
Jewel Cave National Monument in South Dakota's Black Hills contains Jewel Cave, currently the third longest cave in the world. It offers over 166 miles of mapped passageways. The Park Service offers three tours: the scenic tour, a half-mile loop through a paved and lighted central portion of the cave, a candlelight tour through the earliest-discovered part of the cave; and a wild caving tour, through an undeveloped part of the cave.
Zion National Park in Springdale, UT Located near Springdale, Utah, this incredible 146,000-acre park is a popular destination for nature enthusiasts. A prominent feature is the Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles long and a half-mile deep. Other spots to visit while you’re here is “The Subway” and “The Narrows”
On Thursday, Nov. 12, 1970, an event happened that put the town of Florence, Oregon on the map. A highway engineer, faced with the need to dispose of an eight-ton whale carcass which had washed up on the beach, tried to vaporize it with a half-ton of dynamite, with results that most people who know about dynamite could have predicted — and did. - YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBgThvB_IDQ
killerfoil: flying over sf this morning, haven’t been home in a year & a half this is all so surreal