The human mind is a beautiful and dangerous thing. Capable of astounding revelation and world-changing deductive reasoning, the scope of human intelligence has forever determined the course of human history and the evolution of the species. [Read more...]
This winter saw snowy weather wreak havoc across the United Kingdom as it became clear that this country still isn’t prepared for icy conditions. Travel chaos erupted up and down the country as flights were delayed, trains canceled and roads closed a heavy snow and freezing temperatures drove the country to a standstill. There are those rare snowstorms that exceed all forecasts, break all records and cause mass devastation on an unprecedented scale; the UK’s so-called ‘Big Freeze’ certainly doesn’t fall into this category. So here are some truly devastating snowstorms that make the UK’s recent snowy spell seem like a touch of frost. [Read more...]
Global warming is all the rage these days, and with 2012 right around the corner, more and more people are talking about the Great Flood. When most people think about the Great Flood, their minds manufacture images of Noah’s Ark, the Hindu story of Manu, or the harrowing Epic of Gilgamesh. Yes, the Great Flood myth is widespread among many cultures and is mostly about a huge flood that comes and destroys civilization. If a massive flood were to occur, what would it look like, and what cities and countries would be the first to “drown?”
What do you get when you combine deep-sea diving and sculptures? Answer: an enormous underwater museum. Sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor has turned a part of the National Marine Park of Cancun in Mexico into a beautiful sea attraction. His creation is said to be the largest underwater sculpture museum in the world with about 400 cement sculptures.