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Stonehenge shadows…

One of the interesting things about this reconstruction of Stonehenge is the shadows cast by the standing stones.  In the past thirty years of doing archaeoastronomy, archaeologists have learned that shadows, and the way they move on important days, like the solstices and equinoxes, can be as important as shafts of light.  

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/Stonehenge reconstruction

Roman ships were big…

Rome- ships

This is an example of one of Roman Emperor Caligula’s Nemi ships, built on Lake Nemi, Italy.  Caligula had grand ideas–most of them completely insane.  

The Yupik villagers in the Alaskan village of Newtok don’t have to be told the globe is warming up.  They see it every day.



Argentina to return 4,000 stolen artifacts…

Thank you for doing the right thing, Argentina.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-34031740Machu Picchu

Dogs and people…such an old and wonderful relationship.

http://www.businessinsider.com/new-study-could-explain-why-your-dog-gets-so-excited-to-see-you-2015-82015-01-03 12.09.16

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