SurfnSnowboard wrote:European cave art the work of neanderthals. I don't know about anyone else but I find this kind of stuff pretty fascinating. I'm really interested in their new method of dating the work instead of using carbon dating of the pigment itself.
http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/20 ... do-it?lite
Hand stencils and the outlines of animals dominate "The Panel of Hands" in Spain's El Castillo cave. One of the stencils has been dated to earlier than 37,300 years ago, and a red disk goes back at least 40,800 years, making them the oldest cave paintings in Europe.
SurfnSnowboard wrote:About as random as it gets! A pic of an octopus attached to the genitals of a dolphin as the dolphin jumps out of the water. Seriously.
http://i.livescience.com/images/i/28188 ... 120618.jpg (too big to embed)
http://www.livescience.com/21028-octopu ... itals.html
SurfnSnowboard wrote:Map of earthquakes since 1898:
Amazing how clear the edge of the tectonic plates are.
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