Here’s your warning: The Coming of Apophis

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This is a writing in progress. You may or may not be aware, but there’s a giant rock headed towards us called, ‘Apophis’. If you weren’t aware, then here’s your warning: There’s a giant rock headed towards us. Notice, even though I put that in bold, I still only ended it with a period(.) instead of an exclamation mark (!). That is because you know what, I try not to worry about things I have absolutely no control over. However, that does not stop my curiosity. Okay, so… There’s a…

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This, ladies and gentlemen, is a fossilized Viking Turd.

This fossilized Viking Turd is one of the biggest pieces of ancient human sh*t ever found. Scientists determined that the creator of this hefty specimen was a Viking that lived around the 9th century AD, during the Viking Age. (Read: The Vikings by Njord Kane for more info about the Viking Age.) The fossilized Viking turd is called the Lloyds Bank coprolite.  It is a large paleofeces, or desiccated human dung specimen that was recovered by archaeologists excavating the Viking settlement of Jórvík (now York) in the UK.  The Lloyds Bank Coprolite (fossilised…

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