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(Daily Star)   Possible new overlord for the Earth to worship after huge 2,000-year-old cat etching found in Peru's Nazca Desert at the site of famous Nazca Lines (possible nsfw content on page)   (dailystar.co.uk) divider line
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5 days ago  
If you ever get a chance to see the Nazca Lines, do it! Spring for the extra money to take a flight tour over them. Besides the fascinating glyphs, there are other geometric shapes and, what amazed me most, various parallel lines that run off to the horizon.
Also, there are 2 other incredible things to see in the area, the spiral wells and the Chauchilla Mummies. The Spiral Wells are an ancient irrigation system in this completely arrid place that used wind to help draw water. The Mummies are burials which were interesting to see the ritual and culture but also depressing because a large portion have been stolen and desecrated for the woven textiles. Virtually no security there and the Mummies are in open air with only roofed structures over the excavations.
Machu Picchu was definately amazing but I found this area much more mesmerizing.
 
5 days ago  
Eating a little too much peyote down south...
 
5 days ago  
That's a really old cat.
 
5 days ago  
All hail Lord Purrpuss.  All will scratch his chin and despair.
 
5 days ago  

edmo: That's a really old cat.


I suspect that cat is less than 50 years old.  The lines have endured lots of vandalism, and this looks too modern to me.
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  
I thought it was discovered in 2007...

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5 days ago  
New overlords? Cats have ruled use for centuries.
 
5 days ago  

dionysusaur: edmo: That's a really old cat.

I suspect that cat is less than 50 years old.  The lines have endured lots of vandalism, and this looks too modern to me.


In the article, they said it has been restored and the effects of erosion compensated for. They probably had to move hella shrubbery and replaced misplaced stones, etc.
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  

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Kzin?
 
5 days ago  
Proof that the aliens who directed the etching of the figures had cats on board their spacecraft, and since the earthlings didn't have internet capability in those days, relied on line drawings:  "I can haz gliff".
 
5 days ago  

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I like how the cybercats are checking out her? ass.

/always follow the eyelines
 
5 days ago  

OkieDookie: Keyser_Soze_Death: [larryelmore.com image 850x1177]

Kzin?


Aye.
 
5 days ago  

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5 days ago  
Actually, the cat etching is the Melmacian way of letting Melmacians know that planet Earth has their favorite food.

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5 days ago  
Nazca (Fe)Lines
 
5 days ago  
I dunno, at this point when they announce things like this I feel they're only farking with us.  Haha, 2020's so rough let's make a cat on a hillside and claim it's been there for 1800 years.  We've got nothing better to do with the tourists gone.
 
5 days ago  
Who's a big kitty?
Who-ooo's a big kitty?
You Are!
Yes You Are!
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  
Stylistically that doesn't fit, something's off
 
5 days ago  
And in questionable proximity...

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Victoria Coren is so damn cute, anyway...
 
5 days ago  
Looks like the woman who restored that painting of Christ also restored that. The other Nazca lines are at least geometric.
 
5 days ago  
Hillside Feline is the name of my all-male Pussycat Dolls cover band and revue.
 
5 days ago  
I don't see it.


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5 days ago  

zepillin: Stylistically that doesn't fit, something's off


It's the work of a rival tagger
 
5 days ago  

LewDux: zepillin: Stylistically that doesn't fit, something's off

https://hiddenincatours.com/beyond-naz​ca-the-enigmatic-palpa-lines-and-geogl​yphs-of-peru/


I know do you see what I mean?
 
5 days ago  
I knew it would be the cats.
 
5 days ago  
Maybe this one but not really

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5 days ago  
Page after page of images that's about it
 
5 days ago  
 
5 days ago  
But did it watch anybody masturbate during that time?
 
5 days ago  
Halfway expected to just see large claw marks on the side of a cliff...
 
5 days ago  

dammit just give me a login: If you ever get a chance to see the Nazca Lines, do it! Spring for the extra money to take a flight tour over them. Besides the fascinating glyphs, there are other geometric shapes and, what amazed me most, various parallel lines that run off to the horizon.
.

Parallel lines have a lot in common. It's a shame they'll never meet.
 
5 days ago  
Disembodied abstract limbs

no way Jose
 
5 days ago  
Awwww! Snuggle deity!!!!
 
5 days ago  
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/actually not a bad collection of shorts
 
5 days ago  
Might even be a sacrilege

sure looks like a sacrilege to me
 
5 days ago  
Just a reminder, the indigenous peoples of the New World were/are capable of whimsy, too.   Or being really bad at art.
 
5 days ago  

dammit just give me a login: If you ever get a chance to see the Nazca Lines, do it! Spring for the extra money to take a flight tour over them. Besides the fascinating glyphs, there are other geometric shapes and, what amazed me most, various parallel lines that run off to the horizon.
Also, there are 2 other incredible things to see in the area, the spiral wells and the Chauchilla Mummies. The Spiral Wells are an ancient irrigation system in this completely arrid place that used wind to help draw water. The Mummies are burials which were interesting to see the ritual and culture but also depressing because a large portion have been stolen and desecrated for the woven textiles. Virtually no security there and the Mummies are in open air with only roofed structures over the excavations.
Machu Picchu was definately amazing but I found this area much more mesmerizing.


I went to Nazca years ago, such a dust bowl town, flying over the lines was pretty amazing.
 
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What sick bastard put a hole in that poor cat?
 
5 days ago  

Sneakytoes: Also 2,000 years old

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The inscription says it's only a 125.
 
5 days ago  
"...the Pan-American Highway that stretches all the from from Alaska to Argentina..."

That's some fine reporting, Lou.  Didn't your interns figure out there's a missing link in Panama?
 
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//although most-anything by Cherryh is
 
5 days ago  

dionysusaur: edmo: That's a really old cat.

I suspect that cat is less than 50 years old.  The lines have endured lots of vandalism, and this looks too modern to me.


How does vandalism need to be before it's historically cool?
 
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