Map of pangea with current international borders [Hi-res link]
“The first coffin I ever built was for my child.”
Those somber words from coffin maker Marcus Daly immediately give you a sense of how much the craft means to him. For Daly, crafting the final resting place for someone is a personal experience and he sees it as a doorway to something else. Daly believes the most important aspect of a coffin are the handles and the ability to carry them.
“I think we’re meant to carry each other. I think that carrying someone you love and committing them is very important for us when we deal with death. We want to know that we have played a part and shouldered our burden.” - Continue reading and watch the powerful video at Smithsonian.com.
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“Convicted of bribery and due to be sentenced to federal court, State Treasurer Robert Budd Dwyer shoots himself in front of photographers at a news conference at his office.”
Any and all corrupt politicians need to take a lesson form Ol’ Budd here
It’s just the fact: beards make you better.
This is a joke right
Kat Dennings + Red
The Hidden Life Within - Artist Giuseppe Penone carefully removes the rings of growth to reveal the ‘sapling within’. By carving out the inside of a tree trunk and leaving the knots in place, they eventually emerge as tiny limbs
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