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For every fact or presentation that makes you feel the sheer vastness of all that came before you; like a deep well beneath your feet that should make you feel small, but instead empowers you, connects you to everything that came before and everything you shall make come after.

You are an iteration of the universe, the flow of all the blood and pain and triumphs of humanity, the growing pattern building off itself into ever wilder complexity since it began at the dawn of life, the changing form of particles formed in the white hot pinpoint of creation. Anemoia: Nostalgia For A Time You’ve Never Known. Traditions. Traditions. AbandonedPorn: Abandoned everything. Why are we so fascinated by photographs of decaying buildings? Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' Verse Depicts Cacophonous Abode of Gods.

A serendipitous deal between a history museum and a smuggler has provided new insight into one of the most famous stories ever told: "The Epic of Gilgamesh.

Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' Verse Depicts Cacophonous Abode of Gods

" Deep History (Evolution, Geology, Astronomy, etc.) Big History. Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records. Forage / Wild. Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7. Older than Dirt. Bee Orchid. Oldest Living Things In the World. The Calendar & the Cloister: Oxford - St. John's College MS 17. Site Map and Navigation Enlarge Image Help Home The Manuscript Background Essays The Project Search Home Help Description View Manuscript Codicology Glossary Bibliography Biographical Register Related Manuscripts Location and Dating Materials and Structure Scribes and Scripts Decoration The Fortunes of the Manuscript MS-17 as a Computus Manuscript Description Links Credits MS 17 folio 1v magnify Overview Transcriptions Commentaries Items on Folio 1.

The Calendar & the Cloister: Oxford - St. John's College MS 17

This section of MS 17 contains the following: 1. From Defense to Desperation, Why There Is a Hidden World of Underground Cities. Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia, Turkey (photograph by Nevit Dilmen/Wikimedia) The history of underground cities is a complex and meandering one, ranging from the Ancient Era in the Middle East and Europe to those sunk during the height of Cold War paranoia, such as the bunker complexes of Cheyenne Mountain or Beijing's Underground City.

From Defense to Desperation, Why There Is a Hidden World of Underground Cities

There are also more recent underground cities, some of which are simply underground shopping centers or networks of tunneled roads, like those in Vancouver and Tokyo, as well as others which will begin to be built only in the future, due to the constraints of small islands and the opportunities for vast wealth, which are being considered in Singapore and in Hong Kong. Now, we're not talking about mole people (or even their modern namesakes). Rynvndrp comments on Reddit, can you blow my mind in one sentence? d8ecc07e906127bf0fd4623504b7eca8.jpg (1312×863) Between the Lines: Game of Thrones.

1311: 2014. The comic includes many predictions from the 1800s and early 1900s.

1311: 2014

Many of them are for the twenty-first century in general, and only three specifically mention 2014 (two of them as in "a century from now"). Just a note that the PNG file for this comic is (or was initially) actually a TIFF file with a PNG extension. 05:37, 1 January 2014 (UTC) And now it's fixed. 06:07, 1 January 2014 (UTC) I presume most of the quotes are genuine, but surely Randall has made up the one about subsisting on jellies? 11:08, 1 January 2014 (UTC) I wouldn't be so sure. Spherical jelliies and creams were very fashionable in the era in which it was written, so it may have been simply a prediction of great luxury for the future. 14:37, 1 January 2014 (UTC)(Kyt) Here's the Book-lover reference: [3] Two sections from the H.G. "They gave him some pink fluid with a greenish fluorescence and a meaty taste, and the assurance of returning strength grew. " Ok ... A Bunch of Rocks.

A lost city reveals the grandeur of medieval African civilization. Listen to 2,500-year-old music brought back to life. The World’s First Eyewitness? I’ve written about the first photograph of a human being, here is another old photograph that has historical significance in an obscure way.

The World’s First Eyewitness?

The fine gentleman above is Conrad Heyer, this picture was taken circa 1852. He was approximately 103 when photographed, having been born in 1749. Polonsky Foundation Digitization Project. World Heritage Site. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance.[1] The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 states' parties[2] which are elected by their General Assembly.[3] The programme catalogues, names, and conserves sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humanity.

World Heritage Site

Under certain conditions, listed sites can obtain funds from the World Heritage Fund. Listen to performances of the world's oldest complete surviving song. The Scale of the Universe 2.