Many forget that when times are tough cash is a great asset. When the world goes crazy, hard currency can open doors which will remain firmly shut otherwise. That is why people throughout history have buried coins and other valuables in their backyards or kept them in hidden nooks in the houses, since they can … Continue reading Treasured Discovery in the Land of the Rising Sun
Check out this great article on Wolverine through the link below, readers. And if you get the chance, look up the episode "Nightcrawler" from the 1990s X-Men: The Animated Series. It is a wonderful installment that every Marvel fan should see at least once! How Wolverine and Wandering Can Lead us to Spiritual Regeneration this Lent … Continue reading Meditating on Suffering with Wolverine
The title does not lie, readers. The sale may have passed by now, but the fact is that an F-4 Phantom was for sale. Learn more about it through the link below: Hey, Wanna Buy a Real, Flyable F-4 Phantom? This legendary test jet set the low-altitude speed record in 1961. Now it can be … Continue reading F-4 Phantom – For Sale?!
Click the link to discover five things you may not know about bats, readers: Five Reasons to Love Bats October 27th, 2020 BY Erin Malsbury Bats have had a rough year. Brought into the limelight by the coronavirus pandemic, their already spooky public image took wing for the worse. But they have more to worry … Continue reading Information Which Will Make You Go Batty
Learn more about this fascinating cat through the link below, readers: COMMON NAME: Caracal SCIENTIFIC NAME: Caracal caracal DIET: Carnivore SIZE: Two feet to 3.5 feet long WEIGHT: 25 to 40 pounds IUCN RED LIST STATUS: ? Least Concern CURRENT POPULATION TREND: Unknown What is a caracal? This medium-size wildcat roams the savannas, deserts, and forests of much of Africa and … Continue reading Stalking the Wild
There is just something thrilling about watching big vehicles go by, readers. From trains and planes to eighteen wheelers, something about modern machines rumbling past one gives a person a good feeling. No wonder films like Smokey and the Bandit* and Cannonball Run* were such hits. Who can say no to American steel, horsepower, and … Continue reading Knights of the Road
Check out this great piece from The Way of Beauty, readers: The Poet And The Hound Of Heaven Francis Thompson was a poet, a mystic, and a devout Catholic. At one point early in his life he began studies to enter the priesthood, but he soon abandoned that effort. At the urging of his father, … Continue reading On the Hunt for Love
Yeah, I’m tired. That is the best title my brain could come up with for this post. If you are a train and camera enthusiast or know someone who is, then this article from The Vintage News should be right up your alley! Enjoy, readers! ‘The Flying Train’ Now Colorised, 1902 Film Captures Futuristic Ride … Continue reading Chugga-Chugga, Choo-Choo!
Nope, this isn’t sushi, readers. The dishes described in this fascinating article are all from the Ainu tradition. An ethnic minority in Japan, the Ainu’s history is long and storied. But they are generally not well-received by other denizens in the Land of the Rising Sun. There are efforts being made to improve the Ainu … Continue reading Exotic Cuisine in…Tokyo?
Or should that be Eagle Eye*? Judge for yourself after you check out this article from Popular Mechanics, readers! The CIA Built a Nuclear Bird Drone to Spy on Communists. Now It's Declassified. Why did this thing fail? BY KYLE MIZOKAMI AUG 11, 2020 During the Cold War, the CIA considered building a bird-sized drone designed to … Continue reading Eye in the Sky….