Found in many cultures from many ages around the world, the Green Man is often related to natural vegetative deities. It is primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of growth each spring. Some speculate that the mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the traditions of separate ancient cultures and evolved into the wide variety of examples found throughout history. #celtic
Māori Myths and Legends - New Zealand Reading Texts with Higher Order Thinking
This pack includes four Year Five, Year Six, Year Seven and Year Eight Maori Myths and Legends literature texts with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks. These link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three, Listening, Reading and Viewing. www.topteachingtasks.com
Shown above is one of dozens of unrelated human-faced fish species belongs to the collections of Dr. Takeshi Yamada of the Coney Island University in New York City. This particular human-faced monster (9¼ inch) is originally captured in Yangtze River in China in 2007. Human-faced Fish (人面魚, Jinmengyo) by MUSEUM OF WORLD WONDERS (Part 3) Dr.Takeshi Yamada, via Flickr
Local authorities were left baffled on Sept. 1, 1969, when a seemingly routine rainstorm took a dogleg turn for the bizarre, and began depositing golf balls in the gutters, lawns and streets of Punta Gorda. The St. Petersburg Times reported that "dozens and dozens and dozens" of golf balls fell from the sky, though no explanation was ever given.