3 years ago
by Tzvetelin+14 +1
After Russian mining company Alrosa recently dug up a huge 76.07 carat diamond, we look at the most expensive in the world.
1 year ago
by zyery+35 +1
Photographer Tamara Merino and her boyfriend were driving through the desert in Australia in November 2015 when they started to see a few odd signs: “Underground bar,” then “underground restaurant.” After they got a flat tire, they found an underground church — empty, but lit by a few flickering candles. They had stumbled into the city of Coober Pedy, a partly subterranean community and the opal capital of the world. The town’s name comes from the Aboriginal phrase “kupa piti,” or, roughly, “white man’s hole.”
9 months ago
by jcscher+28 +1
A storm knocked electricity out, preventing lifts from bringing nightshift workers to the surface.