• News HeadlinesMysterious trovants of Romania Living stones that grow and move 1

    Mysterious trovants of Romania Living stones that grow and move!

    (ORDO NEWS) — Approximately six million years ago, paleo-earthquakes gave rise to a geological phenomenon called trovants. They are also known as Costesti stones, after their most famous site in Romania, or “living stones”. The unique Romanian trovants were formed under very difficult circumstances, including seismic shifts, river sand and rainfall, and a lot of time. And the locals of Costesti, Romania, consider them alive! By watching them grow, expand and move over generations, the Romanians have turned the trovants…

  • News HeadlinesWhy are stones piled along the railroad tracks 1

    Why are stones piled along the railroad tracks?

    (ORDO NEWS) — Probably at least once you had to walk along the railroad tracks. And most likely, you have seen a lot of gray stones that are strewn with rails and sleepers. We explain why they are needed. If you’ve ever taken rocks off railroad tracks with you or thrown them around, don’t do it again. The integrity of the railway depends on these nondescript pebbles. Why do we need stones on the railway? Have you ever thought about…