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5 of the world's biggest diamonds

INTERNATIONAL - A small, embattled diamond miner just hit the jackpot. The 910-carat stone found by Gem Diamonds Ltd. high in the mountains of Lesotho in southern Africa is the fifth-largest in history. Also read: WATCH: The diamonds...Show More Summary

910-carat diamond discovered in southern Africa is among biggest in history

One of the biggest diamonds in history has been discovered in the mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa. Gem Diamonds Ltd. found the 910-carat stone, about the size of two golf balls, at its Letseng mine in the country. It’s a D color Type IIa diamond, which means it has very few or...

The Stone: Keep Our Mountains Free. And Dangerous.

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Efforts to make wild places “safe” threaten to turn them into extensions of urban environments.

Rock Art Depicting Stone Age Camel Dating Back 40,000 Years Discovered in Russian Ural Mountains Cave

The camel image startled experts because it was found in the Ural Mountains, far from where camels could be seen in the Paleolithic era.

Senior Project Manager - Stone Mountain, GA

Company: PureRed Ferrara Location: Stone Mountain, Georgia Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's Job Status: Full Time

Swiss village of Corippo to be turned into a giant hotel

The village, with its stone houses, narrow alleys and grand mountain vistas, will be turned into one big hotel complex to bring life back to it. It is located in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino.

Climb to the top of Stone Mountain

The 825-foot-tall hunk of granite surrounded by 3,200 acres of state-owned park is a historic and adventurous spot for a daytrip. Take a shaded hike or a cable car to the top for an impressive view of the landscape, ride a 1940s-era Army Duck on Stone Mountain Lake, or explore the treetops on an adventure course of ropes and swinging bridges.

Bayzhansay Ghost Town in Bayzhansay, Kazakhstan

These deserted stone buildings in the Karatau mountain range were once the envy of nearby Soviet towns. The abandoned mining town in South Kazakhstan was once a bustling place. With subsidized support from Moscow and highly profitable ore mining, many people came for food and clothing during the Soviet era. Show More Summary

Does a Walt Disney World Attraction Help People Pass Kidney Stones?

5 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A Dr. David Wartinger of Michigan State University published a medical study suggesting that a ride on Disney World's Big Thunder Mountain roller coaster can be beneficial.

How the NRA Made the Gun a Symbol of Tribal Identity

(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) Pro-Confederate flag and gun supporters rally in Stone Mountain, Georgia, on August 1, 2015. I n the aftermath of Sunday’s attack by a gunman on a country music concert in Las Vegas, the National Rifle Association fell silent. Show More Summary

DeKalb man murdered, husband stuffed in closet during robbery

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Project Q

A 48-year-old DeKalb County man was murdered and his husband stuffed into a closet during a home invasion and robbery on Monday morning in Stone Mountain.

Trimming is Child’s Play

This week’s Tip of the Week comes to us from James Rozzi of Stone Mountain, Georgia. Last week we saw a technique for trimming large platters with delicate rims. This  … The post Trimming is Child’s Play appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Without Price Breaks, Rural Hospitals Struggle To Stock Costly, Lifesaving Drugs

5 months agoHealth : The Checkup

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. — Hospital pharmacist Mandy Langston remembers when Lulabelle Berry arrived at Stone County Medical Center’s emergency department last year. Berry couldn’t talk. Her face was droop...

Striking skyscrapers inspired by mountains and stones rise in Beijing

Does these buildings look like a landscape painting? Over in Beijing, China, a new cluster of buildings nearing completion could make a fine backdrop for any upcoming dystopian or otherwise out-of-this-world film. The architecture of Chaoyang Park Plaza comes from none other than Chinese firm MAD Architects, founded by Zaha Hadid protégé Ma Yansong. Show More Summary

America’s Second Civil War : Whose Side Are You On? Hint, NOT the Left

Mount Rushmore-sized carvings of Lee, Jackson and Davis are on Stone Mountain, Georgia. Are they to be blasted off? This post America’s Second Civil War : Whose Side Are You On? Hint, NOT the Left appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbols

The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and … Click to Continue »

Candidate For Governor Of Georgia Wants Stone Mountain Carving Removed

Front-running Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, Stacey Abrams, is calling for the removal of the state’s Stone Mountain carving. This comes following the events in Charlottesville and as Abrams is attempting to become the first female African-American governor in American history. Show More Summary

KKK denied permit for cross burning at Stone Mountain

6 months agoHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

"We don’t want any of these groups at the park, quite frankly."

Democrat: Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial has to go

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Georgia Democrat has called for the removal of Confederate carvings from the site of the state’s Stone Mountain. Stacey Abrams, the Democrat favorite candidate for state governor, said the carvings should be removed following the weekend of violence at a white nationalist rally in...

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