A gem of the #undergroundcomix genre. Forbidden Knowledge was only a 2 issue series but served as a study in the bizarrely macabre side of human nature throughout history, as far back as pre-history as shown in the demented Robert Williams cover art. Edited by George DiCaprio (father of Leo!) the side text on the cover explains it all: “Curious your attraction to this unclean thing?” I often ask myself this when examining my interest in these very underground comix... Anyway, that print is of the body of Pope Formosus exhumed for trial by order of Pope Stephen VII. Vindictive.
The town of Broome registered a total of 1 502.6 mm (59.15 inches) of rain this year by February 19, breaking by far its previous highest total to the end of February of 1 074.8 mm (42.31 inches) set in 1997. Broome's median annual rainfall is 528.0 mm (20.78 inches) and mean 614.5 mm (24.19 inches). Since records in this region began in 1939, there were only three occasions when January and February rainfall combined approached the 1997 record - in 1974 with 915.2 mm (36.03 inches), 1978 with 948.4 mm (37.33 inches) and 1982 with 963.4 mm (37.92 inches). read the full article on watchers.news
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice issued a state of emergency on Saturday, February 17, 2018, for all 55 counties of the state due to flooding. Justice issued it early Saturday after heavy rain triggered flooding in multiple locations and caused many rivers to rise, including the Ohio, West Fork, Tiger Valley, Little Kanawha, Buckhannon and Monongahela.
Overflowing creeks and rivers also caused some flooding in eastern and southern Ohio, in particular in Jefferson and Belmont Counties, where emergency teams made several flood rescues on February 17
“Like plants, so men also grow, some in the light, others in the shadows. There are many who need the shadows and not the light. The image of God throws a shadow that is just as great as itself.” ~Carl Jung
Bernini's rape of Proserpina. Proserpina is an ancient goddess from the story, Myth of Springtime. She is the daughter of Ceres and Jupiter. In this sculpture Proserpina is being abducted by her Uncle, Pluto. Pluto wants Proserpina to marry him and live with him in Hades, making her Queen of the Underworld The struggle between Pluto and Proserpina, as Pluto grabs her causing indentations on her waist and thigh, is exquisitely detailed and rappresent absolute perfection in the art field.Bernini makes his sculpture appear to be as soft as the human body.
Two 100,000-year-old skulls unearthed in China are up-ending ideas about human evolution. They appear to be hybrids of humans, neanderthals — and a third mysterious race. the so-called ‘mosaic’ skulls link to mysterious Denisovan humans who went extinct in the last ice age…