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Blue Biggs Jasper stone. Blue Biggs Jasper is a silicated volcanic ash. It was formed during a volcanic eruption and is part of a Miocene series of rocks called the John Day Formation, near Biggs, Oregon, USA. It is a decorative stone used for jewellery and trinkets.

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Favourite traditional British sweets: in pictures

A trip to the British seaside just wouldn't be complete without a stick of rock to break your teeth on. Made from pulled sugar, rock took off in the 1800s, though there's serious debate about where lettered rock was first produced. Blackpool usually claims the honour, though nearby Morecambe has also been credited.

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Pictures of the day: 19 January 2012

Today: Children crossing a broken bridge, land art, and a pool table car.

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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.Pablo Picasso

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This picture might or might not be included in the rotating pictures of my background

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Isle of Skye, Scotland - sing me a song of a lass that is gone, say could that lass be I. Merry of soul she sailed on a day over the sea to Skye..

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