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Its very abandonment ensured its survival. Skellig Michael (image above)
Lasers reveal an ancient Amazonian civilisation. A sprawling society with pyramids, moats, and “forest islands” thrived from 500 to 1400 A.D. in the Bolivian Amazon. Read about it
The Footways interactive map can help you navigate London on foot, showing you the quietest and most enjoyable routes for walking in the capital. (via Maps Mania)
Dude collected oil rags (Yes, his friends laughed at him)
Ewan Munro has a nice Flickr collection featuring London Pub Details (architectural details, statues, windows). I'm familiar with a few of them. (via Everlasting Blort)
Lovely retro photographs: Franck Bohbot's Arcade Series
Circling Sicily on Its Regional Trains Of the many places I have travelled in the world Sicily might be my favourite. We saw an Anthony Bourdain special on the island and impulsively booked a trip. We drove and the roads were excellent but I always like a train trip. (NYT link)
Turning a Shipwreck into a Yacht: Build your own mini yacht from stuff found in a marine scrapyard.
Son of a Gun Stew, anyone? How to Eat Like a 19th Century Colorado Gold-Miner
Wife discovers browser history: The Classic Gotcha
This award winning film by Paul Detwiler traces the development of the gay bar as a community institution in San Diego, from post-WWII to the present.
Rebecca Alter ate and drank her way through every food and beverage reference on the album Harry's House (via Perfect for Roquefort Cheese)
Glitch in the Matrix (Thanks Bruce!)