The odd story of a loss at sea 17 years ago provides insight into how long the impact of an event can last, and how widely it can spread. In 1997, a shipping container carrying 4.8 Lego pieces fell into the sea about 20 miles from the British coast. Ironically, many of the pieces were nautically themed, and they continue to wash up on the shores of Devon, Ireland and Wales. One local woman has created a Facebook page that documents where pieces have washed up and where people are finding them. She says her page has provided a lot of insight about the movement of ocean currents as well because some pieces could have drifted 62,000 miles by now which means they could show up on beaches virtually anywhere. There are unconfirmed reports that some of the pieces may have traveled all the way to Australia. Oceanographers say they think the spill is fascinating to study, but they are concerned because there may still be millions of tiny plastic pieces floating around the world’s oceans. They say theoretically, some of the pieces could keep circling in the ocean for centuries.—Jim L. Wilson and Jim Sandell
--An Epic Lego Shipwreck Has Been Washing Thousands of Lego Onto Beaches,http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roadtrippers/an-epic-lego-shipwreck-ha_b_5606742.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird News, Accessed, July 21, 2014.
Isaiah 11:9 (NASB) They will not hurt or destroy in all My holy mountain, For the earth will be full of the knowledge of the LORD As the waters cover the sea.