Happy Feast of the Annunciation, readers! The video tells the story of a series of apparitions which took place in Vailankanni in the 16th century. Known as the “Lourdes of the East,” the shrine has been largely overlooked in the West. It is a popular pilgrimage destination in the East, however. Even non-Catholics come to … Continue reading Our Lady of Vailankanni
Take a look at this great piece by K. M. Weiland: How to Find Your Thematic Principle MARCH 18, 2019 by K.M. WEILAND | @KMWEILAND There are words I think of as “infinite words.” These are words that express more, in their essence, than we can ever quite seem to explain. They’re the words of poetry. … Continue reading Reposted: How to Find Your Thematic Principle
…Or so the saying goes. Meet Saga, a young Swedish girl who discovered an ancient sword while swimming. Archaeologists swept the area after her discovery, so Saga couldn’t discuss the sword with anyone for a while. Luckily, that ban was lifted some months ago, and she was able to talk about her find here: 8-Year-Old … Continue reading The Lady of the Lake Has Chosen Once More….
No, that title is not a joke. Meet Knickers, the world’s largest cow. Born and raised near Perth, Australia, this bull towers over its fellow bovines and his owner. He weighs around three thousand pounds and eats about seventy pounds of grass and feed per day. Although the owner wanted a big cow, he never … Continue reading Meet the World’s Largest Cow
Check out this amazing article from K. M. Weiland, readers: Once upon a time, Character fell in love with Plot. Right from the start, it was a stormy relationship. There was passion, there was romance, there were epic stakes. And conflict? Puh-lenty. Sometimes they were pretty sure they couldn’t live with each other a moment … Continue reading Reposted: Plot, Character, and Theme: The Greatest Love Triangle in Fiction
Long unknown to the West, recent archeological discoveries have brought the women warriors from the Land of the Rising Sun international attention. Known as Onna-bugeisha, these female samurai were few (the last known corps of Onna-Bugeisha numbered around thirty individuals), but they were fierce and capable fighters. It is said that they were particularly skilled … Continue reading Japan’s Women Warriors – The Onna-Bugeisha
Well this is an intriguing idea. To help combat small arms attacks, Russia has installed a type of special light on its frigates. These lights, which were developed early in World War II, are supposed to cause hallucinations, nausea, and dizziness. At a guess, I would say Russia is trying to find a way to … Continue reading Hallucinogenic Lights Installed on Russian Ships?