Things I did not know Geekdom The heads on Easter Island? They have bodies. Incoming Fire I Learn Something New Every Day | The Adaptive Curmudgeon's Blog on 6/24/2012 12:48 PM Comments McThag says: on 5/15/2012 at 1:07 PM They may not have been buried, they may have just sank into the dirt. Orville says: on 5/15/2012 at 5:36 AM Pretty impressive, but......when one considers the productivity issues - harvesting the stone, sculpting it (including the below-ground portion that will not be seen), transporting it, then excavating to 3X the depth of the above-ground portion, placing the stone and filling the hole, all with grunt-level manual labor, it's no wonder that civilization died out. Which gets me to thinking about Congress..... DirtCrashr says: on 5/14/2012 at 11:34 PM I read Aku-Aku when I was in grade-school because Thor was a hero, and not the bogus "SuperHero" comic-book kind of twit in tights. I wanted to move to the South Pacific but my damn parents wouldn't let me, but/so I kinda knew that already. Ted N says: on 5/14/2012 at 10:16 PM Pretty awesome. Jennifer says: on 5/14/2012 at 7:59 PM I had no idea. Pyrotek85 says: on 5/14/2012 at 7:40 PM Huh I didn't know that. Makes the whole feat all the more impressive IMO. Gregory Markle says: on 5/14/2012 at 6:17 PM Yup...many of them had red hats also. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8236349.stm McThag says: on 5/14/2012 at 5:19 PM Some had hats too! There are also some with teeny bodies that are entirely above ground. Robert says: on 5/14/2012 at 4:38 PM Most of them once had "eyes," too. Alan says: on 5/14/2012 at 4:19 PM Now I'm having an alternate universe moment. Comments have been closed on this topic.