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Arizona Desert: Exploring The Devil's Highway
Offbeat  (tags: Arizona, Desert, Southwest, USA, wildlife, geography, history, terrain, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, unusual, usa, world )

Fiona
- 21 days ago - desertusa.com
El Camino del Diablo âEUR" the Highway of the Devil was once for Spanish conquistadors a 250-mile link between the northwestern frontier of their Mexican Empire and their colonies of California.
Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona...........Ecosystem, Terrain And History Of A Place In The American West
Offbeat  (tags: Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona, USA, History, Flora, Wildlife, Ecosystem, americans, animals, environment, government, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 134 days ago - desertusa.com
Image = Tombstone of Little Robe, son of Geronimo In depth examination of a place in the American Western desert: the vegetation, animals, present condition and past events. Please note, comment and forward.
URGENT - PETITION - Say NO to the Closure of Lyon's Museum of Textiles & Decorative Arts
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Lyon, France, museum, textiles, decorative arts, Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratif, heritage, history )

Evelyn
- 154 days ago - change.org
This museum has approx 2.5 million textile objects covering 4.5 thousand years of history. Its closure would be a massive loss to world as well as French heritage. (Lyon was a major capital of silk weaving.)
Is This The WorldâEUR(TM)s Oldest Joke?
Offbeat  (tags: history, funny, odd )

Marty
- 219 days ago - ancientpages.com
Humor has been a part of our history as long as humanity has existed. Our ancestors most likely appreciated to laugh just as much as we do today....
These Place Names Reveal Britain's Gloriously Eccentric History
Offbeat  (tags: Great Britain, place names, sign posts, history, funny, Anglo Saxon )

Scooby
- 270 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the greatest things about Britain is our collection of bizarre and amusing place names. TheyâEUR(TM)re so good you can read a map for entertainment rather than navigation.
Cash to Splash: The Perfect Country Homes to Get Hitched in Style If Money Is No Object
Offbeat  (tags: Tudor, mansions, history, United Kingdom, grade listed, pictures )

Scooby
- 280 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Have you ever been a guest at a wedding in a glorious venue and wondered what it might be like to live there full time?
On First Time Out With His Metal Detector, Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds £1m Hoard of Ancient Golden Jewellery
Offbeat  (tags: History, gold bangle, Iron Age, metal detecting, Scotland, U.K. )

Scooby
- 280 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
But on his very first outing with the device, he uncovered a £1million hoard of Iron Age jewellery that is ScotlandâEUR(TM)s most important find in a century.
We Struck Gold! Two Amateur Treasure Hunter Friends Discover BritainâEUR(TM)s 'Oldest' Iron Age Bling in a Cow Field in Staffordshire
Offbeat  (tags: Iron Age, history, staffordshire, England, metal detecting, gold )

Scooby
- 280 days ago - google.co.uk
We struck gold! Two amateur treasure hunter friends discover BritainâEUR(TM)s 'oldest' Iron Age bling in a cow field in Staffordshire
Giant 3,000-Year-Old Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II Found Buried in a Cairo Slum Is Hailed as One of the Most Important Discoveries
Offbeat  (tags: Ramses II, pharaoh, egypt, statue, relic, history )

Scooby
- 280 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive 26ft (8 metre) statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum. Researchers say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago
Want to Be King of the Castle? Mansion Where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn Spent Their Honeymoon Goes on Sale
Offbeat  (tags: henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Thornbury castle, Tudor, England, history, King, for sale )

Scooby
- 282 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
e was a man who no doubt insisted on a king-sized bed - and now, the historic mansion where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn spent their honeymoon has been put on the market for £8.5million.
Tanks for the Memories! 16 - Tonne British Army Vehicle Is Taken for a Drive Round the Streets of London
Offbeat  (tags: Army tank, video, london, video, England, United Kingdom, history, transportation )

Scooby
- 283 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A sixteen-tonne former British Army tank left a trail of gobsmacked tourists in its wake as it rolled past some of London's most famous landmarks.
The Secret World of the Knights Templar Revealed: Caverns Used By the Shadowy Warrior Monks 700 Years Ago
Offbeat  (tags: KNIGHTS TEMPLAR, England, tunnels, history, rabbit holes )

Scooby
- 284 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Once used as a ceremonial spot for the followers of a secretive religious sect, these are the underground caves offering safe haven after leaders of the free world brutally dismantled the group's power base
The Lost City of Trellech: Buying a Field on a Hunch - Then Is Proved Spectacularly Right When He Digs It Up to Discover the Rem
Offbeat  (tags: Trellech, Monmouth, U.K., medieval, Normans, lords, land, history )

Scooby
- 346 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A history fan who spent his £32,000 life savings buying a field because he believed there were secrets hidden below the soil has been proved right after unearthing a lost medieval city.
On This Day In History: Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Adopted âEUR" On Dec 10, 1948
Offbeat  (tags: history, world, humans, society )

Marty
- 371 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
The document was drafted by a committee headed by Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the late U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among the committee members were Jacques Maritain (a famous Catholic philosopher) and Charles Malik
Get Lost in These Entrancing Photos of Museum Specimens
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, photos, art, history, museum )

Anna
- 381 days ago - audubon.org
For a recent project, artist Ernest Goh took inspiration from naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace and the Malay Archipelago's rich faunal history.
 

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