If you are a veteran dealing with shell shock – commonly known as PTSD or PTS – or know one personally, readers, then this article may be of special interest to you. Despite being four years old, the information contained within is quite valuable. If the program is still active then it would certainly be … Continue reading A “New” Method of Treating PTS…
In 2001, this author went to theaters to see Disney’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Although more mature than most of the material released by the company at the time, the story captured this writer’s imagination. To this day she enjoys speculating about lost cities beneath the waves and wonders why the trope seems to have … Continue reading Has Atlantis Been Discovered at Last?
While this subject is no joke, I have to admit to having something of a geek out moment when I discovered the article below. Fans of Zoids: Chaotic Century already know why, but for those who have not watched the series all the way through, it will be a bit of a mystery. In a … Continue reading Fire Ice
There were fears that the military would begin phasing out the A-10 Thunderbolt – affectionately known as the A-10 Warthog for its ugly appearance – this year by not replacing the wings on forty percent of the planes. Luckily, the Pentagon approved plans to exchange the old wings for new ones. So the A-10 will … Continue reading Re-Winging the A-10 Warthog
How far would you go to test a theory, readers? Scientists these days range from the overly cautious to the far too curious. Whether the man in today’s post falls into the latter camp is up for debate, since he seems to have survived his experiment. In August of this year, Seamus Blackley baked bread … Continue reading The Staple of the Pharaohs
Lightning is a simultaneously intriguing and terrifying natural phenomenon. It is at once beautiful to the eye but horrifying in its effects on humanity. Nothing brings this home to man more than the numerous people wounded or killed by lightning strikes around the world every year. A recent study of lightning’s effects on non-living matter … Continue reading Beware the Lightning…
Fear is a natural constant in the lives of every human and animal on the planet. Animals have only an instinctual manner of dealing with terror; they either flee or they fight. Humans can have this reaction as well, of course, but they differ in that they can choose between the two if they do … Continue reading Dispersing Fear