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After years of hunting archaeologists have found sunken ruins that could be where the First Council of Nicaea was held – making it one of the most important places in Christian history. —Phoebe Weston for Mail Online
c/o @MZHemingway, h/t um someone on Ace of Spades?
Squirrel storage space now available on all current models.
From colza90 on Reddit
h/t Brother Cavil on Ace of Spades
Those nice, clean circular orbits of how the planets circle the sun?
In reality, our paths are spiraling around, hitchhiking by gravitic grapple to a star that’s racing along through space.
Just one of several stars in our astral neighborhood.
With its neighbors, our ‘shooting star’ is wobbling through its galactic orbit.
And, of course, the Milky Way has its neighbors, and orbits.
Fashionable housecleaning wear. Remember to add pearls.
My mother-in-law used to put socks on her babies and let them crawl around as dust mops.
From Alex at Weird Universe – where you can also check out Sponge Shoes!
This looks like a great solution!
Just as long as you have no luggage, not even a briefcase. And have no need of fundamentals like, say, motor or fuel. And everybody can stand for the whole trip.
The guy tipping his hat is cute. Bizarre altogether. But cute.
From Alex at Weird News, where there is a ‘before’ picture.
An illustrated meditation on
transportation, past, present, and future
Panel 1 of 28:
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They’re actually flies. (Info at Garden Safari.) (Photo from KIBI.)
Earlier this afternoon, Milady and I, sitting in the front room, hear what seems to be the world’s biggest fly buzzing in through the door. Loud!
Then the buzzing hits a strange low hum and we think, was that really inside, or is it outside (trick of sound)?
Then I see it, just hovering there a few inches above the carpet, long enough to grab one of our Bug Cups™ and catch it and escort it outside.
Looked like a big bee, but I’d never seen one that looked quite like that – not honey, sweat, or wood bee – not a wasp – and we’d certainly never seen a bee that could hover so steadily in one spot for so long.
Then I tune in here and read about Hoverbees. Not a lot of question what we had!
Posted by: mindful webworker’s wild menagerie at September 22, 2018 07:46 PM (K7/OQ)
Mentioned in KT’s Garden Thread on Ace of Spades
The only documented case of a person hit by a meteor.
In late November of 1954, Ann Hodges was in the middle of an afternoon nap in her home in Sylacauga, Alabama, when a large rock came crashing through her ceiling, bounced off her radio, and struck her in the side, leaving a massive bruise. It had come from outer space, and the 8.5 pound meteorite was still warm to the touch.
She’s most fortunate it had slowed down so much before it got to her! Bounced off her radio – yow!
National Geographic via Vintage Everyday
h/t The Paolo on Ace of Spades
Tipped to CuteEmergency (which has many cute pet pix and vids like this) by Lizzy at Ace of Spades