Monthly Archives: December 2012

This is one case where MOST of the books have got the thing WRONG. To Quote the usual Internet version of the information : “The Piasa Bird is a Native American Cryptid depicted in one or two murals painted by Native Americans on bluffs (cliffsides) above the Mississippi River. Its […]

The Piasa Bird and Mishipizhiws –

THE SKY-SKIMMING ARCHITECTURAL MARVEL TOOK NINE MONTHS TO BUILD : No matter your age, there’s something wondrous in getting a kite to take flight. So imagine the buoyant delight of getting a seven-foot cubic kite off the ground (or, in this case, two of them strung together with a smaller one). That […]

A Cube Kite –

By Liron Raviv I took a walk noon time in the old city of Jaffa, dedicated it to the stones shape, sacred geometry, and enjoyed the sounds smells and a sea breeze. My eyes rest on a sign indicate that the city and the site is 4000 years old, a […]

A walk in the old city of Jaffa

Photographer Tommy Eliassen photographs himself in silhouette in front of a beautiful and dramatic display of Northern Lights in Saltfjellet, Norway. Tommy always goes out alone to take his photographs. “There is a bit of planning involved. I always keep up to date on the weather forecast and the sun […]

Northern Lights in Saltfjellet, Norway

By Nicole Van Vleck Volcanic lightning, also known as dirty thunderstorms, is capable of producing some of the most powerful and visually striking lightning storms on Earth.  Not all volcanic eruptions produce lightning.  When it does occur, a single eruption can create multiple, separate lightning storms.  The lightning seems to […]

Volcanic Lightning

Deep in the most remote and inaccessible mountains of Kurdistan the Kurdish Freedom Fighters of the HPG / PKK have discovered ancient places and artifacts, thought to be of Gordyene or Korduchoi origin, that have laid on the ground or in caves for thousands of years undiscovered. This is mind […]

Kurdish Freedom Fighters discovered ancient places and artifacts

South African artist Andries Botha has constructed some of the most life-like elephant sculptures over the course of his artistic career. The artist is known for incorporating traditional elements and using raw materials like driftwood to produce his mammoth creatures. His public installation piece titled You Can Buy My Heart […]

Majestic Driftwood Elephant Sculptures

The Hypogeum (“burial chamber”) is located on the Mediterranean island of Malta. Where Stonehenge was a matter of filling empty space with stone slabs dragged onsite, the Hypogeum, a great man-made cave, is the opposite. Here, 5,600 years ago, patient Stone Age laborers gouged emptiness from solid living rock, fashioning […]

Malta’s Hypogeum –

Bishop David Oyedepo of Nigeria founded the Living Faith Church on May 2, 1981, and this church is part of 20 square kilometre (5,000 acre) sprawling complex named Canaanland, in town of Ota, near Lagos, Nigeria.  South West of the Church, and a part of this complex, is the campus […]

Canaanland, Nigeria –

Lloyd Wright, son of America’s greatest architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, built the Sowden House for friend and photographer John Sowden in 1926. The home reflects Wright’s philosophies as a landscape architect, emphasizing the elements of nature in an open floor plan where every room communicates via the central courtyard. Hand-cast, […]

The Fame and darkness behind the mayan temple like Sowden ...