Alien landscapes in the Outback.

The Yardoogarra tidal creek in Roebuck Bay is on the coast of the Kimberley region. The mangrove swamps that line the eastern and southern edges of the bay and extend into the tidal creeks are important nursery areas for marine fish and crustaceans, particularly prawns. Image Credit: Photograph by Martine Perret Wulyibidi photographed from above. […]

Lost portrait of Charles Dickens turns up in South Africa.

Charles Dickens by Margaret Gillies will be displayed at Philip Mould & Company in London. Photograph: Philip Mould & Company A portrait of a young and handsome Charles Dickens that was lost for 174 years has been discovered in a tray of trinkets at an auction in South Africa. The discovery is one of the […]

The very Large friendly Capybaras of South America.

Native to most of South America, the capybara is the largest rodent on Earth. Capybaras can grow to be two feet tall (61 cm) and weigh as much as 175 pounds (79 kg). They are social animals by nature, and they have gained a level of fame worldwide for their seeming ability to make individuals […]

The Salem Witch Trials, 1692..

The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft—the Devil’s magic—and 20 were executed. Eventually, the colony admitted the trials were a mistake and compensated the families of those convicted. Since then, the story of the trials has become synonymous with paranoia and […]

The Wild West’s Red Ghost Rider, 1883.

(Image: The Watchman’s Tower) We all love a good ghost story, but what happens when it turns out that it’s not a ghost at all? What happens when the dead thing is real, and it’s responsible for the deaths of innocents? In the 1880s, there were numerous sightings of a mysterious creature roaming the desert […]

Wondrous Art by Pranckevicius.

Time I was born in Lithuania and gained basic artistic knowledge at the academy of fine arts, fresco specialty. My name is Gediminas Pranckevicius I am working as a freelance illustrator, concept artist. This is my art. You are my guest. Welcome! Slice of Life More info: gedomenas.com See more Images via I Create For […]

Unto These Hills.

Photo by Lee Bennett on Flickr | Copyright: Creative Commons Contributor: DoctorMoog42 Since 1950, members of the local Cherokee tribe and actors from the University of North Carolina drama department have been performing Unto These Hills at the Mountainside Theatre in Cherokee, North Carolina. Located in the Great Smoky Mountains in western North Carolina, the […]

Hand Made Mice Dolls.

Portland-based artist Maggie Rudy creates cute little rodents from wool and pipe cleaners, dresses them in fancy clothing and poses them in elaborate sets. A collection of her creations, shot by photographer Bruce Wolf, became her first children’s picture book “The House that Mouse Built”, a story about a pair of mice who live in […]

‘He’s Built like a Brick S**thouse’.

Generic term generally used by blokes about blokes. Term of admiration for those Aussie males who are muscular, well built, athletic and bronzed. Examples: Most Australian Rules Footballers, Rugby League players and Pub bouncers are highly likely to be “built like brick shithouses.” However, there is a catch, most of the aforementioned blokes are regarded […]