Gemma Correll, on Tumblr
Gemma Correll, on Tumblr
Jon Stewart is back from vacation, and he’s not wasting any time going after one of his favorite targets: Fox News.
In 1934, American archaeologist Nelson Glueck named one of the largest known copper production sites of the Levant “Slaves’ Hill.” This hilltop station, located deep in Israel’s Arava Valley, seemed to bear all the marks of an Iron Age slave camp – fiery furnaces, harsh desert conditions, and…
Three scientists yesterday lost their bid to prevent burial of two 9000-year-old human skeletons claimed by the Kumeyaay people of southern California. The 9th circuit federal court in San Francisco ruled against university professors who filed suit in 2012 to halt the repatriation in order to…
The stone ships of Anundshög, which date from approximately the 1st century. Anundshög is the largest tumulus in Sweden, and is located in Västmanland.
Photos taken by Britt-Marie Sohlström.
YELLS LOUDLY BC ARIN
The mysterious Kennewick Man, who died 9,000 years ago in the Columbia River Valley, was a seal hunter who rambled far and wide with a projectile point lodged in his hip, five broken ribs that never healed properly, two small dents in his skull and a bum shoulder from the repetitive stress of…
Despite the troubles plaguing Iraq, The Baghdad Archaeological Museum has reopened to the public. The museum which only offered limited access to academics was established with the help of the British author Gertrude Bell in 1926. In the 1920s the Museum was under the Ministry of Public Works…
Ancient Barrier Canyon-style paintings crafted on sunset-washed rock faces of the Great Gallery, located in Horseshoe Canyon in southern Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, are younger than expected, say Utah State University scientists.
In the Aug. 25, 2014, online ‘Early Edition of the …
In the late third millenium BC, society in south-eastern Arabia began to change.
The environment grew extremely arid and trade with Mesopotamia was in decline.
People began to abandon settlements, leave palm gardens and, supposedly, return to a mobile lifestyle.
The Bronze Age transition…
Notable locations in Greek mythology
Casual reminder that in one of Leonardo da Vinci’s many notebooks containing innumerable artistic and scientific sketches and notes of incomprehensible important, there is a sketch of two penises with legs and tails walking towards a crudely drawn anus.
The sketch was most likely done by Leonardo’s apprentice Salai, who was not only very likely one of Leonardo’s lovers, but who was also infamously mischievous. Better yet, the anus is literally labeled “Salai.”
So either Salai drew these while Leonardo wasn’t looking just to annoy his boyfriend, or Leonardo himself put actual time and energy into drawing these. Either way, the human race is truly blessed to have made such a discovery.
There are dick drawings like the ones you see on desks in school in Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks. Please cherish this information.
In the midst of exploring Renaissance Italy history for reasons, I have found a wonder.