The tallest, biggest, thickest, oldest trees: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoia_sempervirens -->> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eucalyptus_regnans -->> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoiadendron_giganteum -->> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxodium_mucronatum -->> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Basin_Bristlecone_Pine

Classifying the world’s tallest, thickest, biggest, and oldest trees can be an extreme challenge. For the National Geographic “Extreme Trees” poster, featured in several of…

"The proper length for little girls' skirts at various ages", Harper's Bazar, 1868. Diagram showing a mid-Victorian idea of how the hemline should descend from slightly longer than knee-length for a girl of 4 years old to almost ankle-length for a girl of 16.

'Slut' Clothes: A Brief History

The proper length for little girls' skirts at various ages`, from Harper's Bazaar, showing an 1868 idea of how the hemline should descend towards the ankle as a girl got skirt lengths girl ages Harpers Bazar

Glass-Ball - Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/September-2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Glass ball made by Tyler Hopkins. Glass can be made transparent and flat, or into other shapes and colors as shown in this sphere from the Verrerie of Brehat in Brittany

Waterloo Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Waterloo Bridge Panorama - Waterloo Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Contrary to popular belief of Carpe Diem meaning "Seize the Day," the direct translation was originally discovered as "What Will be, Will be"; however, centuries of varied use of this phrase has evolved its meaning to what we believe it to be now.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpe_diem

Contrary to popular belief of Carpe Diem meaning "Seize the Day," the direct translation was originally discovered as "What Will be, Will be";

Bold Empire — wasbella102:   Sycamore   Or as we called them,...

Seeds from a maple tree. We used to stick these onto our noses and when they fall from the tree they spin and so we used to call them "helicopter seeds".

Great_plague_of_london-1665

Religious Conservatives Protest The Enlightenment

With ebola spreading across West Africa, the parallels between the modern affliction and the plague of the Middle Ages is unavoidable. Now cured by simple antibiotics, the plague at one time ravaged most of the classical world

"One Ring to rule them all, one ring to find them, one ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them"- Gandalf

The Ring-inscription is a Black Speech inscription in the Tengwar upon the One Ring, symbolising.

MSH80 may18 ash connell washington - Volcan — Wikipédia

MSH80 may18 ash connell washington - Volcan — Wikipédia

The Hardy Tree:  To make way for a new railway line in the mid-19th century, the writer Thomas Hardy (then a trainee architect) oversaw the excavation of the graveyard at St. Pancras Old Church in London. The coffins were removed and reburied elsewhere, but hundreds of headstones were placed around an ash tree in the churchyard.  The tree has since grown in amongst the stones.

The Hardy Tree: To make way for a new railway line in the century, the writer Thomas Hardy (then a trainee architect) oversaw the excavation of the graveyard at St. Pancras Old Church in London. The coffins were removed and reburied elsewhere, b

Wikipedia: "Damascus (Arabic: دِمَشق‎ / ALA-LC: Dimashq; commonly known in Syria as ash-Sham (Arabic: الشام‎ / ash-Shām) and, known also as the City of Jasmine (Arabic: مدينة الياسمين‎ / Madīnat al-Yāsmīn), is the capital and the second largest city of Syria. It is also the capital city of one of the country's 14 governorates. In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural a...

panorama by Willy Kaemena. commonly known in Syria as ash-Sham (Arabic: الشام‎ / ash-Shām) and, known also as t.

A 2,000-year-old kiss #HasanluLovers

6000 year old kiss. Hasanlu, Iran redskiesandbutterflies: 6000 year old kiss. this is my favorite omg i can’t this is so beautiful. love this

Rowan Tree ~~ In Celtic mythology the rowan is called the Traveller's Tree because it prevents those on a journey from getting lost.

edulis is a species of deciduous tree or shrub. aucuparia is an undemanding species and can withstand shade. Tolerate winter dryness and a brief growing season

The shillelagh is recognized (as a symbol of Irishness.  Shillelagh fighting sticks were traditionally made from blackthorn, oak, ash or hazel and smeared with butter then placed up a chimney to season, giving the stick its typical shiny, black appearance. Some sticks would have their tops bored out and molten lead poured in to add extra weight to the butt of the stick.

The shillelagh is recognized (as a symbol of Irishness. Shillelagh fighting sticks were traditionally made from blackthorn, oak, ash or hazel and smeared with butter then placed up a chimney to season, giving the stick its typical shiny, black appearance

Pompeii

Living on the Edge-Where the Volcano Sleeps...or Erupts? the Vesuvius Eruption, the Krakatoa Eruption and More Hot Stuff

Excavation findings in Pompeii picture) and Herculaneum picture). Two towns close to the famous Vesuvius volcano (Italy) that erupt almost years ago.

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