Tag: language

February 13, 2014 at 1:40 pm

900-year-old Viking Message Decoded. It Says ‘Kiss Me’

900-year-old Viking Message Decoded. It Says 'Kiss Me'

Photograph by K. Jonas Nordby Runologist K. Jonas Nordby has decoded a 900-year-old Viking rune alphabet known as Jötunvillur. The mysterious inscriptions were found on over 80 different objects ranging from sticks to stones. The discovery was first reported on forskning.no (Norwegian) where Nordby explains: “It’s like solving a puzzle. Gradually I began to…

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July 22, 2013 at 12:24 pm

12 Illustrations of Unusual English Words

12 Illustrations of Unusual English Words

James and Michael Fitzgerald are an Irish-based graphic art duo better known as The Project Twins. Together they work in a range of disciplines including art, design and illustration on both personal and commercial projects. In a personal project entitled A-Z of Unusual Words, The Project Twins use bold graphics and visual wit to…

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January 9, 2012 at 9:11 am

10 Bizarre Hybrid Animals

10 Bizarre Hybrid Animals

Photograph by CHRISTINE and DAVID SCHMITT Below is collection of bizarre hybrid animals with interesting hybridized namesakes. The majority of these animals do not occur naturally in the wild and have been bred by humans which has stirred much controversy and criticism. For most of these animals, while successfully crossed, the offspring tend…

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