One of my favourite places, Klikuk Lake (Spotted Lake) is a lake in British Columbia’s Interior where mineral deposits form large, colourful “spots” in the water. A sacred Indigenous site, it is currently owned by the Okanagan Nation Alliance.
This post, which outlines the cost of materials and labour that went into making clothing like the Stone Age Lendbreen Tunic. Estimated cost in today’s dollars? $38,000.
Movile Cave in Romania, which has been sealed off from the surface of the Earth for 5.5 million years and has evolved an ecological system that is dependent on chemosynthesis (rather than photosynthesis) to sustain life.