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Little Known Political Figures Who Have Literally Vanished Into Thin Air!

September 25, 2016 7:03 pm

Given that arguably the biggest circus-style election in the history of western civilisation is about to play out in November 2016, combined with the political posturing and jockeying for positioning throughout Europe recently, not to mention some of political vacuums that exist in unstable areas throughout the world, it is easy to see why people say that…

9/11 Anniversary: 15 Years Of Hurt

September 9, 2016 1:51 pm 2 comments

Whose memory, if you’re old enough, wasn’t scorched by the 9/11 attacks? Mine certainly was. I remember witnessing the horror unfold on live TV. The Twin Towers coming down made me shake — literally — and I spent the rest of the day and evening in a daze, glued to the channel-to-channel coverage, such was my disbelief:…

The History of Gas Powered Appliances for Homes

April 19, 2016 3:43 pm

Take a look around your home, and have a quick calculation of all the different products and systems that you make use of. How many appliances do you have in your home? How many of them need some form of electrical power to make them run? You will find that, without the use of electricity, your home…

The Roswell UFO Incident: A Case Study

December 9, 2014 4:37 pm 1 comment

In the summer of 1947, either late June or the first week of July, a New Mexico ranch foreman named Mac Brazel reported finding strange debris in an open field near the town of Roswell. An intriguing narrative developed rapidly: The material may be from a crashed alien craft, called a “flying disk” or “flying saucer,” now…

5 Most Likely Ways the World Will End in 2012

September 24, 2012 9:48 pm 22 comments

Look around you. Of the next ten people you see, it’s likely one of them believes the world is coming to an end on Dec 21, 2012 (Reuters). And there is a good chance they are right. Why Dec 21, 2012? That’s the day the Mayan “long calendar” returns to zero. The last time it did that…

How Facebook Causes Problems in Social Groups

May 21, 2012 1:26 pm

Online social network sites such as Facebook have revolutionized the way people interact with each other. However, these sites pose problems to society, and raise questions around family interactions, social skills and privacy. Good Luck with School, Son – I Have to Milk This Cow Kyle wants to talk to his Mom about his homework. But Mom…