How the ancient and modern, yet again, collide
Anyway, this just amuses me: Bronze age canoe stops pipeline. I love it when ancient stuff forces itself upon us when and where we're least expecting it in our little bubbles of modernity.
Also, did anyone else see The Zeitgeist Checklist earlier this month (also here with little pictures ? In particular:
THE PASSION OF THE SCHNOOK
Mel-tdown. Drunken-driver Mel Gibson offers provocative theory that "the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world." A brief furor erupts when it is revealed that police cleaned up the arresting officer's report, particularly the part where Gibson elaborated on Jewish aggression in the Punic Wars, the War of Jenkins' Ear and the defeat of the Persians at Thermopylae, which Gibson claimed "involved a couple of guys named Goldfarb." Still, Gibson insists he is not an anti-Semite, blaming his tirade on his struggles with alcoholism and depression, and also on his hatred of Jews.
I'd comment, but what could I possibly say?
Lastly, I had a little fun with Photoshop Elements today and created a new sidebar picture for the blog. Hope it amuses all of you as much as it amuses me.