The Strange Tale of the Unexplained Metal Orb What is this strange orb found by a group of people along the banks of the Colorado river south of Brownwood? A piece of the Soyuz spacecraft? Debris from a satellite? A nuclear trigger device like those used for dirty bombs? There's a great deal of speculation. An industrial Xray even makes the object more of a mystery. There is a web site dedicated to the strange orb, with a number of reasonably good gues Colorado River
Ancient clock in the north transept, of Wells Cathedral (Somerset, England), ca. 1390. It is the second oldest working clock in the world and the oldest clock that still has its original dials. In addition to hours and minutes, the it shows the number of days since a new moon. A group of figures emerge and rotate on the quarter hour - a knight is unhorsed by a lance.
La Llorona means "the weeping woman." This legendary ghost of New Mexico was once a beautiful woman named Maria. She rejected most of her suitors, and married the most handsome young ranchero around. They were happy together for a time, and she bore two sons. But the handsome husband grew bored and turned to other women and ignored Maria. He even preferred the company of his sons over her, which drove her to a jealous rage one night and she threw the two boys in the Santa Fe River and they drow…
Puente Nuevo - Ronda, Spain ... "The Puente Nuevo is the newest and largest of three bridges that span the chasm that carries the Guadalevín River and divides the city of Ronda, in southern Spain. Construction of the bridge began in 1751, took a total of 42 years to complete, and claimed the lives of 50 builders. There is a chamber beneath the central arch that was used for a variety of purposes, including as a prison."