It seems like every time you switch on the news theres another flood somewhere in the world wreaking destruction. Are floods and other natural disasters getting more frequent? Or is it just our awareness increasing due to the ability of us to stay more connected via media techonlogies? We have experienced some recent terrible floods, but history shows us the last century or so has produced some you may not have heard of. As we move to more modern times the death toll usually decreases even with a major flood in comparison to the amount of people that used to be killed, however the damage to property and the land itself remains high. Take a look at some of the worst floods in recorded history that you may not know about.
What is the overview effect? Its an effect reported by astronauts usually while viewing the earth from space or the lunar surface of a totally euphoric feeling of oneness and enlightenment, a feeling that we are all connected with each other and every creature on earth, and of the earth itself.
The Market Theater Gum Wall is a local landmark in downtown Seattle, in Post Alley under Pike Place Market. Similar to Bubblegum Alley in San Luis Obispo, California, the Market Theater Gum Wall is a brick alleyway wall now covered in used chewing gum. Parts of the wall are covered several inches thick, 15 feet high for 50 feet.
Casinos seem to be getting larger and more grandiose as time goes on. While some of the most well known casinos exist in the USA, and we usually associate Las Vegas with some of the most incredible of these establishments, there are other countries around the world with their own casinos set to rival the planets finest.
We are an inventive bunch. For a country of only around 22 million we have proven to be a very resourceful and clever people, capable of creating inventions that have shook the world. Read on to discover the top 13 Aussie inventions that have changed our way of life.
Everybody loves a gargoyle. Well i do, i’d love to have a couple of these outside my place. Check
out these most interesting gargoyles and grotesques from across the planet.