Weekly Finds – Miniature pyramids, Viking hoards, underground cities, character pet peeves, and stone gods

Articles of the week:

Miniature Pyramids of Sudan by Eric A. Powell

Archaeologists excavating on the banks of the Nile have uncovered a necropolis where hundreds of small pyramids once stood

Hoards of the Vikings by Daniel Weiss

Evidence of trade, diplomacy, and vast wealth on an unassuming island in the Baltic Sea

7 Psychology Principles & Laws to Apply to Your Designs by Jacob Cass

Psychology is everywhere in design. It’s because of psychology that we understand that red is a choice color for restaurant logos—because it stimulates appetite—or that calls-to-action above the fold tend to convert better.

Turkey’s secret underground city by BBC’s The Travel Show

These narrow underground caves – a sanctuary against different empires throughout history – have remained hidden for centuries.

Where gods and kings turn to stone by Joseph Flaherty

Massive statues of gods, kings and creatures stare down visitors to this little-known Unesco site in southeastern Turkey.

Videos of the week:

10 Worst Female Character Pet Peeves by Jenna Moreci

(Contains strong language)

ELBROAR – Best of Album Rise of the Giant (Epic Music VN)


By Carin Marais

Bibliophile, writer of speculative fiction, non-fiction, and maybe-fiction, language practitioner, doer of stuff.

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