Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Survival When the River Takes Your Backpack
Story. To summarize for those who don't wish to click the link, he tried to cross a river, lost his backpack doing so, and had no back...
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Opening Line of the Next Great American Novel, Take 2
"One might, if one was a homely North Carolina girl, boast proudly of being from Boogertown."
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Neighborhood At War: Hawks Vs. Crows
Had a bit of avian warfare going on when I stepped outside to take my walk - - on one side, a family of red-shouldered hawks that nest acros...
Saturday, June 10, 2017
He got in through the back door: That's a Ringneck Snake, by the way. Poor weatherstripping on the back door of our rental home all...
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Revealing the Interior of CSS Hunley
Via Stars and Stripes. A two-person team outfitted in safety uniforms have been inside the sub since early last year, using stainless stee...
The Story of Texas Pete Hot Sauce
Via Our State Magazine. Two things: It was originally called "Mexican Joe" informally when it was first made, but the name was c...
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Unsung D-Day Hero: Andrew Higgins and His Boats
The man who invented the landing craft that allowed the D-Day invasions, as well as many others.
Even Gun Rights Allies Get Gun Details Wrong
Prager University, which is a website sponsored by conservative commentator/radio host Dennis Prager, features 5-minute videos on a variety ...
I Guess It Wasn't An Unemployed Bell-Ringer Looking For Work
"Notre Dame: Man shot by French police after attacking them with hammer."
The Return of Count Spirochete*
"Syphilis cases in England reach highest level since 1949." *bonus points for getting the reference in the blog post title.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Sounds Like How A Horror Movie Starts
US company to start trials 'reawakening the dead' in Latin America 'in a few months' - and this is how they'll do it.&qu...
Hemp In North Carolina
Take the place of tobacco some day, maybe? Video story here.
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