Saturday, November 27, 2010

Civil War Fashion

This one is for the ladies!

We shot this a few years ago during a reenactment at the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site in Tupelo, MS.

(Don't worry, we got plenty of cool battle footage too.)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Rock Food Table

Yesterday we posted pictures from the 2010 Dallas Gem & Mineral Show. The show had the world famous Rock Food Table on display. Here are some pictures:

Bill & Lois Pattillo tour the country with the table and are happy to answer any and all questions.

And, yes, these are all rocks. No real food.

If the table seems familiar it might be because we included it in our documentary "Rockhounds: The Movie." Here's a clip from the film:

Thanks again to Bill & Lois!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Dallas Gem & Mineral Show Pictures

The Dallas Gem & Mineral Show was this weekend and, of course, we had to visit. Here are some pictures:

For more information check out the DGMS website:

Monday, November 15, 2010

Where the Wild Things Are Manufactured

What? They make robot dinosaurs in the DFW metroplex and I didn't know?!? How did that one get past me?

Anyhoo, here's a look behind the curtain:

I can definitely recognize a few from the "Dinosaurs Alive!" exhibit we sat at the Heard.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Knap Time

Here's another video we shot at the Houston Gem & Mineral Show:

Bud Trammell from the Slab House demonstrates knapping and shows off some of his homemade tools.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Earthquake vs. Railroad Tracks

"Your puny railroad tracks are no match for my big, honkin' earthquake!"
- Mother Nature, 2010

Dave Petley at the Landslide Blog has posted pictures of some earthquake aftermath in New Zealand. One of the wackier pictures involves railroad tracks that are now officially Wibbly Wobbly™ in their post-earthquake form. Check out the link for pics or this link for other pics.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Monday, November 8, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Giant German Sink Hole

ITN provides video from the German town where a giant, car swallowing sink hole recently opened up: