Thursday, May 31, 2007

Fauld Explosion

Prompted by another story to be found in 'An Audience with an Elephant', here are a couple of links about the world's largest (at the time) man-made, non-nuclear explosion. "One search party found a cow standing motionless, twice it's normal size obviously inflated by air under pressure." and "All we ever found of either of them was the end of an iron bedstead."

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Affe Aap Singe Scimmia Macaco Monkey Mono

More from La Nature and yes, I know they're not all monkeys.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

The Deep

Fantastic photography. Link…

Monday, May 28, 2007

Joseph Dalton Hooker

Himalayan journals; or, notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia mountains etc. 2 volumes - 1854. Link…