Monthly Archives: May 2015

Full Rainbow by Martinez

Tom strikes again with a gorgeous photograph of a full rainbow plus the double echo or shadow one. Rainbow by Tom J. Martinez Absolutely beautiful. Advertisements

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How Chess Has Changed Over The Last 150 Years

http://io9.com/how-chess-has-changed-over-the-last-150-years-1707692642 Chess is one of those games I know how to play but have no desire to play. As noted in this article, the rise of the machine has made human play almost an afterthought. I like computers but I … Continue reading

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Ceres Keeps Her Mystery

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
NASA Image NASA has released the most detailed photographs yet of the mysterious spots on the dwarf planet Ceres, and they are … mysterious. Some years ago (2008) I wrote a science…

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Traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial in KC this Weekend

https://theworldwar.org/memorialday2015 Free to the public.  Opens this Friday at 2:30 pm staying through Memorial Day. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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12 (or 13) Hilarious Reasons NOT to Get a Rottweiler

Great blog posting over at Rottweiler Life: “13 Reasons Not to Get a Rottweiler” I can confirm that #1, #2, #4, #5, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12 and #13 are all true with respect to the Rottweilers we’ve rescued … Continue reading

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How The Sinking Of The Lusitania Heralded An Entirely New Kind Of War

http://io9.com/how-the-sinking-of-the-lusitania-heralded-an-entirely-n-1702800197 A less gentlemanly kind of war.  Interesting short history on this 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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