Important 2020 News from the World of Science

The photograph in this meme is not an illusion. It’s a real rock formation known as Al Naslaa, and it’s situated in the Tayma Oasis in Saudi Arabia. It’s in a location accessible by a dirt road, and many scientists, tourists and nature appreciators make the trip to see it every year.

The two giant rock formations appear to have been split directly down the middle with some sort of precision tool. Geologists, scientists and everyday people have been coming up with theories about how the two giant formations were separated for many years.

Did the ancients have some technology that is now lost to us? Did outer space aliens chop the rock in half with a big laser for some practical purpose that escapes us? Did a sudden, sharp earthquake snap the rock perfectly in two?

Al Nasla has been an important landmark in this part of Saudi Arabia for many centuries, as the ancient paintings on its sides indicate. And while the earthquake theory seems to be the prevailing reason for the rock’s unique appearance, it is also important to remember that Jeffrey Epstein didn’t kill himself.

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