Rome Ending Cobblestone Era

Fazio said there are only eight people left trained to hammer the stones into place, a task that requires considerable skill and, he says, “no little muscle,” while supplies of the cobblestones themselves have been stretched in recent years as the last workshops producing them closed down. The stones were produced from deposits of volcanic rock that once spewed from the hills around Rome. Though sampietrini that are removed are…

United States of America: Geography — Level 6

–United States of America: Geography — Level 6 (Sheppard Software) This is a Flash game that asks you to place each of the states on a map. My average error was 14 miles. (Hint: look at the rivers.) If you put a state in the right location, it disappears — which means it’s not visible to help you place the next state. If you get a state wrong, the outline appears…