For the first time in centuries, and probably for the last time for centuries, the traditional site of Christ’s tomb under the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem was explored during the recent restoration of the facility. Results are, of course, inconclusive, but very interesting. Click Through Here
Three Amazonian tribeswomen, who were led out of the rainforest into civilization in 2014 have decided to go back to the rainforest. The two women have gone back home — taking just an ax, a machete and their pet birds. They left clothes they had been wearing strewn on a path.
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The last remaining example of the architecture of Francis Howard Greenway, the ‘Father of Australian Architecture’ in Great Britain. As an ex-convict, Greenway probably wouldn’t be welcome, at least at the time of construction.
Holey dollar is the name given to coins used in the early history of two British settlements: Prince Edward Island (now part of Canada) and New South Wales (now part of Australia). The middle was punched out of Spanish dollars, creating two parts: a small coin, known as a “dump” in Australia, and a “holey dollar”. This coin was one of the first coins struck in Australia. It was manufactured in Australia by one William Henshall, a convict transported from England to Australia for the crime of … wait for it! … forgery.
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The inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe may well have lived here in this very cave on Isla Robinson Crusoe. ( 33°37’15″S 78°50’49″W for the GPS inclined!)
This wine maker moved from Australia to California, and finally to British Colombia, Canada, fleeing global warming. For more, Click Through Here.
A very convincing series of animations on the topic of climate change on the business-oriented Bloomberg website. Factors illustrated include:
- Earth’s Orbit Wobble
- Solar Variation
- Volcanic Activity
- Ozone Pollution
- Aerosol Pollution