An inflatable version of the traditional-looking English pub has gone on sale for people to install in their garden.
The blow up boozer, which measures 15m by 7.5m and is 8m tall, includes details such as a tiled roof, brick stone wall and two chimney pots.
In the Bahamas’ submerged inland caverns, or “blue holes,” a thin layer of fresh water separates oxygen from salt water. This creates a submerged, oxygen-free environment that could resemble underground water pockets on Mars or the seas of Europa.
Wikipedia user alchemist-hp is on a quest to take beautiful color photographs of every naturally occurring element. Pictured above is bismuth. At the link, you can view his German-language clickable periodic table of images.
The word grotesque comes from the same Latin root as “grotto”, meaning a small cave or hollow. The expression comes from the unearthing and rediscovery of ancient Roman decorations in caves and buried sites in the 15th century. These “caves” were in fact rooms and corridors of the Domus Aurea, the unfinished palace complex started by Nero after the great fire from 64 AD.
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