"To honor the anniversary of Warhol’s birthday, August 6, 2013 The Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam launched a collaborative project titled Figment, a live feed
of Warhol’s gravesite. This live feed, viewable 24 hours a day, seven days a week.."
The drought had lasted now for ten million years, and the reign of the terrible lizards had long since ended. Here on the Equator, in the continent which would one day be known as Africa, the battle for existence had reached a new climax of ferocity, and the victor was not yet in sight. In this barren and desiccated land, only the small or the swift or the fierce could flourish, or even hope to survive.
The man-apes of the veldt were none of these things, and they were not flourishing...
Today marks the 200th birthday of Edgar Alan Poe
, and as happens every year the mysterious Poe Toaster
marked the date by placing three red roses and a half-filled bottle of cognac at his Baltimore grave. The identity of the toaster isn't the only question surrounding Poe - his presence in Baltimore and the circumstances of his death remain a mystery
. Some speculate that he may have had rabies
, others that he may have been a victim of cooping
. And while Baltimore embarks on a year long celebration of Poe
some argue that his body shouldn't be there at all
Shedding light on one of Baltimore's most famous modern-day mysteries, 92-year-old Sam Porpora is claiming to be the man
who first visited Edgar Alan Poe's grave
every year on his birthday.
"I'm not a Christian, and I have my doubts about being Jesus'
descendant,' says garlic farmer Toyoji Sawaguchi. "Somehow I just can't picture Jesus, a great
man, as my ancestor.'
, formerly Herai, a tiny village in northeast Japan, is believed by some
to be the final resting place
of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Photos of His grave
can be found here.
is pretty much living the dream of many MeFites, I'd wager.
Find A Grave
is a searchable database of 2.8 million grave records. Many records include photos, especially the famous
graves. They include the good
, the bad
, and the ugly
. The award for most famous graves in one photo might be this one