From the Mid-Week Pictorial, Feb. 20, 1930: Sgt. Frank York — cousin of Alvin C. York, the famous former doughboy — in a “hazardous human hurdle” to demonstrate his confidence in his mount, Apple Jack. Photo: The New York Times
So, wait, the confident guy is the one riding the horse or the one doing the hand stand. Sure, it seems obvious, but still unclear.
I love how this created a brief moment of panic for me.
Those giant crystals of gypsum (CaSO4) probably grew to their massive size really slowly in a bath of hot water and dissolved minerals. Now that the water has been pumped out by industrial miners, scientists are free to explore…with the help of some ice-cooled orange jumpsuits: The caves average a termperature of 118 F, and 90 % humidity.
I keep thinking this is a shot of a special effects model. It’s blowing my mind.