This is from Theo's - I don't know where he got it but it is worthy . . .
All the important battles that took place over the last ten centuries. The sizes of the explosions and labels are proportional to the number of casualties. The music is "Ride Of The Valkyries" of course, by Richard Wagner.
Because of blog format constraints I can't make it bigger, but you can see the original You Tube clip HERE
Speaking of You Tube, THIS could really cramp my style . . . seems they want to make it a Federal crime to embed a YouTube video - if turns out to be infringing, and more than 10 people view it . . . they're talking a five year jail sentence.
Today's Bird HERE