…And it wears many faces. Some of them are more familiar than we may initially realize. Learn more about Audrey Hepburn’s wartime activities through the link below, readers! When Audrey Hepburn Danced To Help The Dutch Resistance May 12, 2021 Steve Palace Audrey Hepburn lived a secret life as an asset of the Dutch Resistance … Continue reading Courage Comes in Many Forms….
Not quite, but the title caught your interest, did it not? Click the link to learn more, readers! Scientists Turn Spider Webs Into Spider Music Apr 27, 2021 Steve Palace Spider fans are making music…using the webs of their eight-legged friends! Not actual webs, but virtual ones. Prof Markus J. Buehler of the Massachusetts Institute … Continue reading The Itsy, Bitsy Spider – Joins An Orchestra?!
Click the link to learn more about this satellite graveyard, readers! Point Nemo: A Spacecraft Cemetery That’s Two Miles Under the Pacific Ocean Jan 6, 2021 Steve Palace Named after Jules Verne’s sea-going Captain and less catchily known as the Oceanic Point of Inaccessibility – is way out in the Pacific. 1,400 miles from a … Continue reading Splashdown!
If stealing from Pompeii may be considered ill-advised, then what can be said for those who would make off with the sole relic belonging to a deceased queen? Some uncultured vandals recently absconded with Mary Queen of Scots’ golden rosary in a night raid on the museum where it was kept. The museum had only … Continue reading Theft Most Savage….
It is the Seventh Commandment, and yet no one pays attention to it. Not even when they are in Pompeii, a city of tragedy and loss. To paraphrase my story in Tuscany Bay Books’ Sol Anthology*: “Let the dead bury their dead”! When you visit Pompeii, just take pictures home with you. It will be … Continue reading Thou Shalt Not Steal
Yet another alcoholic discovery has been made, readers! Click the link to learn more: New York: Bootleggers Whiskey Trove Found In Old House Jan 8, 2021 Ian Harvey When Nick Drummond and Patrick Bakker bought a home in Ames, New York in September of 2019 they had heard rumors of bootleggers but considered it a … Continue reading Booze in the Mud Room?!
Those who have read Andre Norton’s Witch World novels* may well recognize the parallels between some of the ruins described below and the “places of the Old Ones” in the Dales of High Hallack. A land to the west of Estcarp, High Hallack was based on the United States, albeit with plenty of Medieval culture … Continue reading Odd American Ruins
Click the link to learn more, readers: Remains of Medieval Soldier Found With Sword & Knives in Lake Jan 13, 2021 Ian Harvey Medieval crime? Lakes and rivers sometimes act as more than fun places to pass a hot day, dipping in and out of cool water to ease the discomfort of a blazing summer … Continue reading A Morbid Discovery
Click the link to learn more, readers! Mount Padang Has Many Secrets: What’s Beneath Its Surface Astounds Scientists Jan 21, 2021 Ian Harvey Mount Padang: Indonesia is a country famous for its white sand beaches, blazing hot sun, and crystal blue waters that lure millions of tourists every year, from continents as close as Australia … Continue reading Hidden Temple
Click the link below to learn more, readers! Ancient Rome Brought Back to Life in 3D – Amazing Work Jan 22, 2021 Ian Harvey Rome is one of Europe’s most intriguing places, famous as the “Eternal City” because of its ancient history and profound role in shaping not only Italian history but because it was … Continue reading A New Look at the Eternal City