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Greece's Rock Portrait Gallery, From Craggy Ogres to de Gaulle's Nose: Suspended in Mid-Air on the Looney Front, Part II

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

When it comes to seeing human, animal or any other likenesses in Mother Nature's giant crags, rocks, cliff faces and mountain outcroppings, nobody can be more obtuse than Yours Truly.

Stonemasonry: Environmental Art as Struggle to Perfect the Imperfect

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

This stone structure was designed and built in Vermont by Thea Alvin. No mortar, no pins. Just rocks, gravity, know-how -- vision and execution. So is...

Ancient Diamonds Aren't Exactly Diamonds

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 12.30.2013 | Science

Evidence of Earth's first continents — 4.3-billion-year-old "diamonds" — are actually just fragments of polishing grit, a new study finds. In 20...

Lakeside Petroglyphs May Be Continent's Oldest Rock Art

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 08.15.2013 | Science

On the west side of Nevada's dried-up Winnemucca Lake, there are several limestone boulders with deep, ancient carvings; some resemble trees and leav...

PHOTOS: Where Architecture Meets Geology

Trippy | Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel
Trippy

From a modern hotel in an ancient land to a centuries-old monastery, these attractions show what happens when ingenious peoples are stuck between a rock and a hard place.

PHOTOS: Castles Can Be Cliffhangers Too

Trippy | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel
Trippy

Time to take out the hiking boots.

The Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop Takes Flight (PHOTOS)

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 07.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanja M. Laden

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PHOTOS: Bizarre Boulders Around America

Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from the March issue of National Geographic magazine: The journeys of erratics, carried by glaciers during a successi...

Scientists: We Know Where Stonehenge Rocks Came From

Posted 12.19.2011 | Weird News

For the first time ever, scientists say they have determined the exact origins of some of the rocks that make up England's famous Stonehenge. By st...

Jason Linkins

Reporters Spent Day Two of N-Wordheadgate Searching West Texas For Racist Rock

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

After the Washington Post N-Wordheadgate scoop this weekend the rest of the media wanted to add their own contribution. So, as you might expect, everyone within driving distance of Paint Creek, Texas, began the 2012 Primary Season's Quest To Find The Racist Rock!