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The Howgill Fells are hills in Northern England between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, lying roughly in between the vertices of a triangle made by the towns of Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen and Tebay. The name Howgill derives from the Old Norse word haugr meaning a hill or barrow, plus gil meaning a narrow valley.


Balnuaran of Clava - A group of 3 Bronze Age cairns which lie close together in a line running from north east to south west. The central cairn is the sub-type ring cairn which encloses an apparently unroofed area with no formal means of access from the outside. The cairns incorporate cup and ring mark stones, carved before they were built into the structures. They are east of Iverness in Scotland

from The Berry

Bits of art found around the interweb (30 photos)

Mark Making Artist is very controlled and instead of having a mean to the drawing it seems like it was to explore different type of mark and how it can feel depending on the technique


Among the archaeological riches in Kilmartin Glen is an extraordinary array of prehistoric rock art. It is clear that the potential date range is very long, from around 3500 to around 1000 BC. The Kilmartin Glen rock art, including that at Achnabreck, is likely to be around 5,000 years old.

from the Guardian

Portraits of the Mind

A human skull inscribed by a nineteenth-century practitioner of phrenology. According to this now discredited theory, bumps on the skull betray the volume of the brain areas beneath each one, and thus can be employed to divine a subject’s cognitive or moral strengths and weaknesses

from Geek Native

Steampunk Predator art is coolness of cool

Steampunk Predator... I mean why not? We're doing Star Wars too, right? Now lets find Steampunk Borg... that'll be interesting.