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Shattered For the Romans, death required crossing the River Styx. It is as good a metaphor as any. I can say that dying isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. It is just one more river to cross. I had worried for the entire year I was in Vietnam about dying. Then I went and did it on a barren Kansas road. The physical stuff is easy enough to describe.Continue reading...

Shattered For the Romans, death required crossing the River Styx. It is as good a metaphor as any. I can say that dying isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. It is just one more river to cross. I had worried for the entire year I was in Vietnam about dying. Then I went and did it on a barren Kansas road. The physical stuff is easy enough to describe.Continue reading...

Vintage Bullet Planter, The vintage planter is perfect for this modern room.  There is another shot of it in the tour. ~MWP - San Francisco House Tour | A Cup of Jo

San Francisco House Tour

Vintage Bullet Planter, The vintage planter is perfect for this modern room. There is another shot of it in the tour. ~MWP - San Francisco House Tour | A Cup of Jo

Periods in British History - British History by historic period from the Romans to the House of Windsor. Articles and posts, Intriguing Timelines, Maps, Artefacts and the people and personalities of the period.

Periods in British History - British History by historic period from the Romans to the House of Windsor. Articles and posts, Intriguing Timelines, Maps, Artefacts and the people and personalities of the period.

The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

The Welsh may be the truest Britons according to new genetic research

The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

This map of Britain concentrates on the British territories and kingdoms that were established during the fourth and fifth centuries, as the Saxons and Angles began their settlement of the east coast. It provides an overview of all the territories known or estimated to have existed under Romano-British control, but not all of them existed at the same time, or in the same form as shown here. Clickable map for more information on each territory.

This map of Britain concentrates on the British territories and kingdoms that were established during the fourth and fifth centuries, as the Saxons and Angles began their settlement of the east coast. It provides an overview of all the territories known or estimated to have existed under Romano-British control, but not all of them existed at the same time, or in the same form as shown here. Clickable map for more information on each territory.

10 Funny False Friends in German // You'd think the German word 'Gift' would simply mean 'a present' wouldn't you? Well you're very wrong there!  (≧◡≦)    #infographic #German #Language

10 Funny False Friends in German #infographic

10 Funny False Friends in German // You'd think the German word 'Gift' would simply mean 'a present' wouldn't you? Well you're very wrong there! (≧◡≦) #infographic #German #Language

Even though I am not a big fan of Times New Roman. I really like the used the typography placement in this piece. It is a very clean layout, but it is also visually interesting.      The font is Times New Roman. created by Victor Lardent at the English branch of Monotype. awesome use of letters as object and text block of information.

Even though I am not a big fan of Times New Roman. I really like the used the typography placement in this piece. It is a very clean layout, but it is also visually interesting. The font is Times New Roman. created by Victor Lardent at the English branch of Monotype. awesome use of letters as object and text block of information.

From 43 – 410 AD, the Romans built around 2,000 miles of roads across the UK, designed to allow troops to move quickly, and providing vital routes for commerce, trade and the transportation of goods. An ambitious student has now reimagined the UK's Roman-era roads as a modern subway system

Britain's network of 'lost' Roman roads reinvented in a subway map

From 43 – 410 AD, the Romans built around 2,000 miles of roads across the UK, designed to allow troops to move quickly, and providing vital routes for commerce, trade and the transportation of goods. An ambitious student has now reimagined the UK's Roman-era roads as a modern subway system

Tuscany-The Saturnia springs are about an hour south of Siena.

In hot water: Tuscany's wild natural springs

Tuscany-The Saturnia springs are about an hour south of Siena.

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