In 1997 there was a contest to win an exact replica of The Simpson’s house, fully furnished. The winner could keep the home or trade it for $75,000. The winner took the money. The house was stripped of its decor before being sold.
Where most folks may see a commonplace gas station or crumbling building, New Jersey painter Doug Madill sees a work of art. We’re in love with his Impressionist vision of one of America’s most underrated places.
NASA’s Cryospheric Sciences Program released this aerial photo of a rectangular iceberg in Antarctica. Located on the Larsen C ice shelf, the curious iceberg is likely one mile or so across. From the BBC News: “Such objects are not unknown, however, and even have a name – tabular icebergs.”
There is a German settlement in the jungles of Peru called Pozuzo that was established in 1859 by around 150 German/Austrian settlers. They were completely cut off from both their Homeland and the rest of Peru for 120 years. They were able to do this by being completely self sufficient. This is how Pozuzo looks like today.