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in Saturn’s shadow

stunning imaging from the Cassini mission With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the Sun’s blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before, revealing previously unknown faint rings and even glimpsing its home world. hi-res images from winner from the Top Ten Astronomy Images of 2006 from Bad […]


Roger Beck’s – great conversions with photos link

Theban Mapping Project

interactive site for exploring the archaeological finds in the Valley of the Kings. Since its inception in 1978, the Theban Mapping Project (TMP, now based at the American University in Cairo) has been working to prepare a comprehensive archaeological database of Thebes. With its thousands of tombs and temples, Thebes is one of the world’s […]

little wing

hand-formed, carbon fibre, 32 lbs and fast… Designer and builder Ted Warren says it takes about 3 to 4 weeks to complete each of Warren Light Craft’s unusual boats. Ted first got the idea for creating a different kind of kayak in 2001 and worked on designs and models for three years before he felt […]

travel posters

from the Los Angeles Public Library, a collection of vintage travel posters. link

bedouins of Petra

image collection from link

zoom quilt

a post from the past is still zooming…. link