The building of the pyramids at Giza was a huge project and it is not surprising to learn that a substantial administrative and accommodation center grew up close to the construction area.
Source: Plagued by Floods Yet the Giza Pyramid Builders Refused to be Relocated | Ancient Origins
Saving South Georgia How a small team of conservationists embarked on an ambitious project to save a rare species on one of the remotest islands in the world Words by Oliver Prince – Published April 24, 2017 in Adventure
Source: Saving South Georgia | Avaunt Magazine
One of the most mysterious unsolved crimes in the world is the case of the Zodiac Killer. Although police brought in many suspects after the murders began in the late 1960s, they were never able to definitively identify the culprit. Today, the case remains open. The codes received by the police have not been deciphered yet, which leaves many opportunities for someone else to unmask the Zodiac Killer. Will we ever find the person responsible for taking so many innocent lives? This list will cover the top 10 high-profile people suspected of being the Zodiac Killer. 10 Ted Cruz Photo
Source: Top 10 High-Profile People Suspected Of Being The Zodiac Killer – Listverse
Lyme disease is a growing issue in the United States. Since the 1990’s, the number of cases has more than doubled. Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are working on an…
Source: Lyme disease shot could offer 100% protection | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Disco always had a tendency toward the audacious and get “crazier than a fish with tits” as they say. So it should come as no surprise that there are more than a few odd and obscenely tacky disco album covers out there.
Source: 25 Wild & Wonderful Disco Records from Around the World |
A tale of love and loss on the Panhandle plains.
Source: The Day the Fire Came – Texas Monthly – Featured
The other day, as I was returning empty trash cans from the curb in front of our apartment building, the older man who owns the home across the street from my apartment waved to me. “Hi! I don’t th…
Source: On Being Smaller – Avidly
Humans make more plastic than just about anything. And it will be with us for a very long time.
Source: Plastic trash could top 13 billion tons by 2050. And recycling doesn’t help much – LA Times
Robert Fulford: A sensitive author sometimes shows us the inner lives of people who radically differ from us. If we are young, writers expose to us the thoughts of the old
Source: How reading great writing teaches us – whether we realize it or not | National Post
Overfishing could be threatening shortfin makos, treasured by fishermen for their fight and their meat.
Source: Can the Ocean’s Fastest Shark Outswim Our Appetite for It?
Spin is spin, even when it is written by journalists. (Image: scyther5 / iStock / Getty Images Plus)
1. The Mansion where the Psychedelic ’60s took offOwned by one of America’s richest families, Millbrook in Upstate New York hosted Timothy Leary (and his followers), the infamous psychologist best known for advocating the exploration of the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs under cont
Source: 13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. CCXLV)
A new institute gains steam, together with a new set of ideas on matter, life and information
Source: Chasing Consciousness, and the Information Revolution – Scientific American Blog Network