Come on now…don’t be shy. Click on the nice sun eating the little planet for brunch.
Bog Butter found in a timber vessel in a bog at Shancloon near Caherlistrane, north Galway, could be 2,000 to 2,500 years old, according to a specialist from the National Museum of Ireland. The butter, weighing almost two stone, was found in a timber keg which may have been hewn from a tree trunk and shaped into a barrel using early Iron Age implements.
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And, in case you wonder what a couple of thousand years may do to the shelf life of said staple…
From ‘National Geographic’:
‘In a locally well known cave near an industrial town in Spain, researchers have unexpectedly discovered faint images of horses and hand prints dating back some 25,000 years.’ Continue to read here.
While many are blaming a huge area of high pressure that’s compressing hot, moist air beneath it for the ‘heat dome’ that has plagued the United States lately, it is of note that it came to its own in the midst of the childish behavior of the political party called ‘Republicans’ in that country. Untold masses of hot air have been spewed by these so-called politicians who have been elected to represent their states (albeit they have yet to listen to said citizens concerning what they really want – which appears to be ending the Little Bush tax cuts for the rich as well as cutting spending by the government at large).
This ‘heat dome’ is expected to remain in place until the Republicans stop listening to the troll-teapartiers. In other words, do not expect any relief soon.