Learn more about Alaska’s natural wonders in the article below, readers: Seven Natural Phenomena Worth Traveling to Alaska For From salmon spawning to the dancing lights of the aurora borealis, Alaska has some of the country’s most impressive natural wonders By Emily Matchar SMITHSONIANMAG.COM OCTOBER 13, 2020 Alaska is a place of extremes. Midnight sun. Polar … Continue reading A Vacation Spot in the Final Frontier
I stumbled across this little treasure while surfing through Amazon’s Kindle store. Although I say “little,” the term is not meant to be derogatory; The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London is a short story. One can read it in under an hour, making it a small gem, indeed: A Desperate Urchin. A Mysterious Stray. … Continue reading Review: The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London by Corinna Turner
Courtesy seems to have gone the way of the dinosaur these days. Not long ago, a study found most modern young adults say “No problem” when thanked for a service rendered rather than the proper “You’re welcome.” Apparently, this is due to the fact that most of the younger population wishes to avoid making a … Continue reading Simple Courtesies
I have said that I am not much of a gamer. This is true. The last video game I played was Dragon City. Prior to this game, it was Knights of the Old Republic* Even so, this writer likes stories. She also enjoys good music. And she had acquired some knowledge of the Kingdom Hearts* … Continue reading Magical Music
Take a look at this interesting article by J.D. Cowan, readers: Skin for the Game Over the last few days, I've been witness to some discussions that solidified a few thoughts I've had floating at the back of my head. At Wasteland & Sky we discuss art a lot, because it is both more important … Continue reading Reposted: Skin for the Game
….Because these eggs are not edible. Not that too many people will have time to find that out the hard way! Check out the link to learn more, readers: 3-D Printed Sea Turtle Eggs Reveal Poaching Routes SMITHSONIANMAG.COM OCTOBER 6, 2020 Biologist Helen Pheasey knew that on a typical night it would take a sea turtle … Continue reading Hope No One Is Hungry….
Take a look at this interesting piece from Popular Mechanics, readers: The Marines Could Steal a Page From Cocaine Smugglers Resupplying forces behind enemy lines is risky. Enter the narcosubs. BY KYLE MIZOKAMI JUL 22, 2020 In future conflicts, U.S. forces could become isolated behind enemy lines. Resupplying them could be risky. One potential solution? Use supply-packed, low … Continue reading Learning from the Enemy
While the picture above may seem a touch hyperbolic and unrealistic at first glance, it does make a good point. To say, “I’m not good enough!” and leave it at that is to shut the door on one’s progress in a given field, vocation, or hobby. It implies, as the photo above states, that the … Continue reading As Good as It Gets..?
Admittedly, the time frame which the people in this video say they spend working on a story is not something I recommend to beginning authors – or to authors in general. In the installment below, a Japanese actor tours Studio Ghibli, famous for films such as Spirited Away* and Ponyo*. During the tour, he is … Continue reading A Testament to Craftsmanship in Storytelling
Click the link to learn more, readers! Lego-inspired bioscaffolding could better heal broken bones By Ben Coxworth July 24, 2020 A connected group of the individual blocks, each one measuring just 1.5 millimeters cubed More and more, we're hearing about scaffolding-like materials that are used to help heal bone injuries. A new one is claimed to … Continue reading New Medical Treatment – Inspired by LEGOs?