Official "Interesting pictures" thread - Part Deux

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APoc184

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This new thread needs a touch of castle..

Now say its name in a Sean Connery voice.

Caerlaverock Castle, Scotland

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Today I learned that there are 8 churches on Antactica.

This is one of them.

Trinity Church

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Holy Trinity Church is a small Russian Orthodox church on King George Island near Bellingshausen Station, a Russian research station in Antarctica. It is one of the eight churches on Antarctica. It is the southernmost Eastern Orthodox church in the world.

The church is a 15m-high wooden structure built in traditional Russian style. It can accommodate up to 30 worshippers.

The church is manned year-round by one or two Orthodox priests
 

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Mythbusters doing their thing again.

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I saw that episode. Was epic. But this is a test done by GE on the GE90 engine during its trials before it is allowed to be put on the Boeing 777 test aircraft for certification.
 

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Those eyes!!

Raudha Athif.



Unfortunately she passed away. Police calling it suicide but her family claiming she was murdered by extremists for not wearing Islamic clothing.
 

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This is more my way of boating

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The Osborne 1

first commercially successful portable microcomputer, released on April 3, 1981, by Osborne Computer Corporation. It weighed 10.7 kg (24.5 lb), cost $1,795 US, and ran the CP/M 2.2 operating system. Powered directly from a mains socket as it had no on-board battery, it was still classed as a portable device since it could be packed away and transported by hand to another location.
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