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archatlas: The Astoundingly Complex Ancient Indian Stepwells Ancient Indian stepwells captured by Victoria S. Lautman. Rudimentary stepwells first appeared in India between the 2nd and 4th centuries A.D., born of necessity in a capricious climate zone bone-dry for much of the year followed by torrential monsoon rains for many weeks. It was essential to guarantee a year-round water-supply for drinking, bathing, irrigation and washing, particularly in the arid states of Gujarat (where they’re called vavs) and Rajasthan (where they’rebaoli, baori, or bawdi) where the water table could be inconveniently buried ten-stories or more underground. Over the centuries, stepwell construction evolved so that by the 11th century they were astoundingly complex feats of engineering, architecture, and art. Text via (via archatlas)

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'Star Trek Online' honors Leonard Nimoy with in-game Spock statues

With the recent passing of Leonard Nimoy, multiple generations of geeks found themselves at a deep loss. It makes sense then that the folks behind <i>Star Trek Online</i> would erect effigies to immortalize the man perhaps best known for his role as Mr. Spock in the <i>Star Trek</i> universe. Should you travel to …

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11,000mi: Riding a motorcycle to the end of the world.

Atigun Pass in the Arctic northernmost region of Alaska. The view at our destination, over 5,000 miles since we departed home. How did we get here?<p>We …

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