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danadiscovery said: My name is Dana Lillie and I work in Casting at Discovery Studios . We are developing a show about Ambergris, and I would love to talk to you if you have any experience with it. We are moving quickly, so please send me an email at danalillie at gmail if you are interested. Thank you and hope to hear from you soon!

Hey, Dana! Unfortunately, I have none, except for reading a lot in the topic.

Probably anyone from my subscribers have? Would appreciate that much, if you contact the girl and share your experience @Discovery Studios! 

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Anonymous said: What is the source of the image titled "Vincenz Czerny (1842-1916) with Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center 1901"?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/40390680@N08/5016227650/ - in case google is not enough.

Photo 19 Aug 30 notes Clathrus archerii - commonly known as Octopus Stinkhorn, is indigenous to Australia and Tasmania and an introduced species in Europe, North America and Asia. The young fungus erupts from a suberumpent egg by forming into four to seven elongated slender arms initially erect and attached at the top. The arms then unfold to reveal a pinkish-red interior covered with a dark-olive spore-containing gleba. In maturity it smells of putrid flesh.

Clathrus archerii - commonly known as Octopus Stinkhorn, is indigenous to Australia and Tasmania and an introduced species in Europe, North America and Asia. The young fungus erupts from a suberumpent egg by forming into four to seven elongated slender arms initially erect and attached at the top. The arms then unfold to reveal a pinkish-red interior covered with a dark-olive spore-containing gleba. In maturity it smells of putrid flesh.

Photo 19 Aug 50 notes In Sweden, archaeologists have discovered a gold Roman coin at the site of a brutal, 1,500-year-old murder.
ÖLAND, SWEDEN—For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of Öland looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550. According to a report in the Local, the team recently found the first Roman gold coin to be uncovered in an archaeological context on the site. The coin, a denomination called a solidus, was discovered in a house where several people had been killed. Researchers believe that it may have been dropped and left behind by thieves who had come to rob the house, and then murdered its residents. “I think that the money was a good excuse to end a feud. So there was probably a feud, this was a very strong statement, not just a normal robbery—an excruciatingly evil statement to kill these people and just leave them,” project manager Helena Victor told the paper.
Source: http://www.archaeology.org/news/2445-140819-roman-gold-coin-sweden-oland-massacre

In Sweden, archaeologists have discovered a gold Roman coin at the site of a brutal, 1,500-year-old murder.

ÖLAND, SWEDEN—For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of Öland looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550. According to a report in the Local, the team recently found the first Roman gold coin to be uncovered in an archaeological context on the site. The coin, a denomination called a solidus, was discovered in a house where several people had been killed. Researchers believe that it may have been dropped and left behind by thieves who had come to rob the house, and then murdered its residents. “I think that the money was a good excuse to end a feud. So there was probably a feud, this was a very strong statement, not just a normal robbery—an excruciatingly evil statement to kill these people and just leave them,” project manager Helena Victor told the paper.

Source: http://www.archaeology.org/news/2445-140819-roman-gold-coin-sweden-oland-massacre

Photo 19 Aug 49 notes Expert leggers Daniel Jinks and Ernest Wood. The two men demonstrate the process of ‘legging’ through Barnton Tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal in northern England. Early canal tunnels had no tow-paths, so to propel the boat through the tunnel two people had to lay on their backs on the boat, and push the boat along using their feet on wall of the tunnel. The Barnton Tunnel was over 500 yards long.

Expert leggers Daniel Jinks and Ernest Wood. The two men demonstrate the process of ‘legging’ through Barnton Tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal in northern England. Early canal tunnels had no tow-paths, so to propel the boat through the tunnel two people had to lay on their backs on the boat, and push the boat along using their feet on wall of the tunnel. The Barnton Tunnel was over 500 yards long.

Photo 19 Aug 28 notes Large tumor in the neck, stretched across the back, accompanied by a scoliotic deformity which ended in a tail.

Large tumor in the neck, stretched across the back, accompanied by a scoliotic deformity which ended in a tail.

Photo 19 Aug 47 notes An amusing erotic ivory carving of a monk (1800 to 1900 England)

An amusing erotic ivory carving of a monk (1800 to 1900 England)


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