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
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!
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: Viking Ring Found in Polish Stronghold is Actually Rare Christian Artifact Jan 17, 2020 Ian Harvey What was thought to be a Viking ring has turned out to be something else entirely. Even highly-trained professionals sometimes see what they expect to see, instead of what’s actually there, at least … Continue reading A Case of Mistaken Identity
No, I have not begun watching the Demon Slayer anime. While I have nothing against it, my schedule only permits me to have a set number of anime to watch. At the moment, there is no room for Demon Slayer. There is, however, enough room to marvel at the beautiful blade pictured below. One of … Continue reading A REAL Demon Slayer!
While it seems insane now, watching atomic bomb tests was once big business –especially in Las Vegas. Sin City saw a massive influx of tourists who turned up not only to try their luck at the tables, but to watch the government test its newest ordinance. Of course, this is not something people can do … Continue reading Atomic Sightseeing
Take a look at these fantastic photos of Mongolia’s remaining eagle hunters, readers: Stunning Lifestyle Photos of the Remote Mongolians who Hunt with Eagles Ian Harvey Jan 25, 2020 Mongolians have a special relationship with golden eagles. Ancient cultures often have traditions that are visually stunning to outsiders, and none may be more so than … Continue reading The Eagle Hunters of Mongolia