An example of Babylonian text, in its original ‘cuneiform’ script from 5,000 years ago, then transliterated into our modern Latin alphabet, then translated into English. Attributed to a ‘Sapiku of Borsippa’ it is a prediction of the future. Sapiku was a 7th century BCE astrologer and priest who was an advisor to the king of that time.
Credits: The Reports of the Magicians and Astrologers of Nineveh and Babylon: Vol II and Babylonian-Assyrian Ittu [Omen] Astrology Before 550 BC via GifCities and Internet Archive, The Visual Astrology Newsletter
Posted on February 24, 2019 February 24, 2019 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags Akkad, ancient, astrology, Babylonia, Babylonian, Babylonian-Assyrian Ittu [Omen] Astrology Before 550 BC, cuneiform, English, future, GeoCities, GifCities, king, Mesopotamia, omen, prediction, priest, Regulus, Sapiku of Borsippa, sky, text, The Reports of the Magicians and Astrologers of Nineveh and Babylon: Vol II, translation, transliteration, war, writing
They shall grow not old
as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun
and in the morning,
We shall remember them.
Credits: Laurence Binyon, askIdeas
Posted on November 11, 2018 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags 1918-2018, 2018, 3D, age, askIdeas, black and white, conflict, days, English, excerpt, field, flower, gray, grey, Laurence Binyon, lest we forget, lines, nature, old, peace, poem, poetry, poppy, remembrance, Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sunday, Royal British Legion, spinning, text, war
A French-language GIF based on an animation showing the various players in the political landscape of Iraq and Syria between 2014-15.
Credits: ISW and Thomas van Linge via GIFER
Posted on November 8, 2018 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags 2014, 2015, animation, Caliphate, conflict, controlled areas, forces, French, government, guerre, Hezbollah, Institute for the Study of War, Iraq, ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, ISW, Kurds, map, Middle East IE, months, PKK, politics, regime, strife, Syria, Syrie, war, zones controlees, zones of control
When the enemy keeps spamming rockets, but you still win the bleeding Victory Royale.
Credits: Fortnite and Epic Games via gfycat, reddit r/gaming, Norris Steuart, Fortnite gifs and Pinterest
Posted on October 4, 2018 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags war, rocks, running, gaming, island, grass, combat, skin, enemy, soldier, ramp, rocket launcher, Fortnite, rockets
Even the hammer wielding Norse god of thunder can have his slip-up moments.
Credits: Marvel Studios via Ilario (úquen), Animated Gif and Google+
Posted on August 3, 2018 August 3, 2018 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags 2018, action, Avengers: Infinity War, battle, bouncing, burning, Captain America, car, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, destruction, devastation, fight, God, hammer, heavy, Hollywood, hot, Marvel Studios, mayhem, nearly dropped it there, Thor, vehicle, war
Now fury is raining from the skies… and not just rain.
Credits: PEW PEW AND CHILL and Tumblr via Visual and Auditory Elixirs By: Jojo Woods, Sifting Through Variety, Raghuram D, Illusion and Pinterest
Posted on June 20, 2018 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags aircraft, artillery, attack, aviation, fire, fireworks, flares, gunship, heat, missiles, OTB, PEW PEW AND CHILL, plane, smoke, trail, Tumblr, war, warfare, weapons
Remembering the fallen, who gave their lives for our freedoms.
Credits: Doc and REMEMBRANCE DAY via GifCities and Internet Archive
Posted on November 12, 2017 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags 1998, 2017, Doc, freedom, GeoCities, GifCities, quote, remembrance, Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sunday, soldier, war
The War of the Clowns soon takes over the streets of France, and a fearsome new weapon of cream and mirth makes its entrance: the double-layered wide dish custard pie. The German clowns won’t know what hit them.
GIF: clownwar DATE: 25/06/2010
Credits: CHEEZburger Memebase Señor GIF via Ratedesi Forums
Posted on November 11, 2017 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags 2010, afro, bomb, charge, classic, clowns, conflict, cream pie, custard pie, France, grenade, rainbow, Ratedesi Forums, road, Senor Gif, soldiers, streets, war, World War II
This GIF of a jet fighter on fire gives me goosebumps. It comes from the Transformers franchise and features the character Starscream, who was an Air Commander of the Energon Seekers and a ‘Decepticon’.
GIF: starscreamjudo DATE: 28/07/2009
Credit: Ratedesi Forums
Posted on September 2, 2017 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags 2009, attack, buildings, classic, conflict, crash, Decepticon, Energon Seekers, film, fire, Hollywood, jet fighter, movie, plane, Ratedesi Forums, robots, skyline, skyscrapers, Starscream, Transformers, war
And all you wanted to do was build a watch tower and have a wee picnic.
Credits: via Reddit and GIF’N GEEK Facebook
Posted on August 13, 2017 Author HEM News Agency Categories Uncategorized
Tags ambush, army, attack, catapults, dark, field, forces, gaming, mercenaries, Reddit, soldiers, unexpected, video game, war, warfare, watch tower