Click the link to learn more, readers: Girl Scouts Join Archaeological Dig at Birthplace of Organization’s Founder By Theresa Machemer FEBRUARY 26, 2020 Last weekend, Girl Scout troops convened at the Savannah, Georgia, birthplace of the organization’s founder, Juliette Gordon Low, to assist with archaeological excavations ahead of the 200-year-old property’s long-awaited renovation. Nearly 100 Girl Scouts … Continue reading One Girl Scout Troop’s Historic Expedition
No, readers, that it not the title of a story – though it ought to be! The geode of Pulpi is a thirty-six foot rock formation discovered by geologists in a cavern. It is real and quite beautiful. Click the link below to learn more: The Mystery of the Giant Crystals: How the 36-foot Geode … Continue reading The Giant Geode of Pulpi
Check out this amazing European-style Japanese rapier, readers! Though it resembles a traditional Western sword, the blade was fashioned by swordsmiths from the Land of the Rising Sun. While we do not know who those men were or quite how they made the sword, their work speaks volumes – as does the history of the … Continue reading A Meeting of East and West – Written in Steel!
…In the Congo River?! Check out the article to learn more about this fascinating discovery, readers: Mysterious blind 'ghost fish' reveals Congo to be the deepest river in the world BRYAN NELSON January 13, 2020, 6:16 p.m. The waters of the Congo River in Africa are some of the world's most mysterious. This is the … Continue reading A Dark and Mysterious World Awaits…
The sinking of the Titanic still captures the minds of many a century after the event took place. Although there are many tales of bravery, courage, and sorrow associated with the ill-fated ship, the one below is among the less well-known. But perhaps the fact that this little item made it back home shows that … Continue reading A Sad Note in a Sad Tale
Click the link to learn more, readers: Do big cats get hairballs? March 22, 2018 NOEL KIRKPATRICK Ah, the hairball. A gross, wet glob of hair that your beloved cat throws up, often into one of your favorite shoes. While we know that domesticated kitties get hairballs — and they should really only get one … Continue reading Is That a Hairball?
Have you ever wondered how one might operate a modern vehicle like an ancient chariot? This author has contemplated the concept from time to time throughout her life. George Lucas did too, apparently. His famous (infamous?) podracers in The Phantom Menace* are based on chariots like those seen in Ben-Hur*. Mr. Lucas and I are … Continue reading Ben-Hur – On a Motorcycle?!