Have a look at a pretty photo exposition:
Great Lakes, North Cascades, military-grade radar, drones, windstorms, luxury mountain homes, nature, hunting skills, Indian Wars, waterfalls & accidents.
Enjoy it here at nowheremag.com. Photo from the article.
Slow Trains, Shrinking Boomtowns, and Men Who Know Ice
A Roundup of China’s Best Photojournalism
The New York Times has a nice multimedia piece up this afternoon about the danger faced by the moais, those enigmatic statues on Easter Island, known locally as Rapa Nui.
Check it out and then explore more photos from the island at EarthPhotos.com. Here are a few:
Only Known Authentic Moai Eye, in the Father Sebastian Englert Anthropological Museum near Hanga Roa
Anakena Beach and Ahu Nau Nau
And here are twenty entries, photos and stories from our visit to Rapa Nui.
It means something close to “Want to read something interesting?” This is my wobbly beginner’s Finnish.
Finnish is maybe not the easiest thing for speakers of the Latin group of languages to learn, as you can see by trying to decipher a random front page of the country’s biggest newspaper, the Hensingin Sanomat. Like this one from last week:
Finnish, spoken by about five million people, is a “Finno-Ugric” language, with vague origins in the Ural mountains. Have a look at this nice photo essay about Finno-Ugric people called In Search of Russia’s First Inhabitants.