Well, since last week was the Week of the Cold, here are some weird cold remedies from around the world: Weird Cold Remedies Researchers looking for evidence of the Lake Van monster in Turkey found something else when they dove into the water: a 3000 year-old castle: Lake Van Castle Does our solar system have … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Cold Remedies, 3000 Year Old Castle In Turkish Lake, Ninth Planet in Solar System, and Thor Live
This week's collection of interesting stuff from around the Interwebs: I love castles. All sorts of castles. Here's a look at some of the best castles in Germany: German Castles As part of the Star Wars celebration, Sideshow Collectibles asked 90 artists to re-imagine R2-D2 in new ways. Some of these are quite clever: R2-Me2 … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: German Castles, R2-Me2, Useful Hair Clip, and 25 Years of Hubble
This was an honorable mention in the 2012 Skyscraper comptetion, which (from their website) "recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution." A pretty cool idea here: http://www.evolo.us/competition/noah%E2%80%99s-ark-sustainable-city/ It seems moderate aerobic exercise … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Sustainable Noah’s Ark City, Exercise to Make Your Day Better, Writer’s Have the Advantage, and French Postman Builds Castle from Stones
More pictures. This time of really beautiful places that look like they could be fake, but aren't: http://www.viralnova.com/here-are-20-unbelievable-places-you-would-swear-arent-real-but-they-are/ What drugs look like under the microscope. Some are quite pretty. Others are kind of scary: http://www.webburgr.com/drugs-microsope/ As if there weren't enough reasons to visit Austria, they have a brewery with beer pools. Yes, beer. In pools. … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Places that Don’t Look Real, Drugs Under a Microscope, and Beer Pools!