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Interesting Hurricane Andrew Fact

Anyone who experienced Hurricane Andrew firsthand will never forget it. This year (two days from now) is the 19th anniversary of one of the three most powerful hurricanes of the 20th century to hit North America. In all my travels through the internet searching for...

Let’s Enter the 15th Century

Hey everybody, The printing press was invented in the 1440's and revolutionized the world in many ways. Read all about it at the link. Of course, now, we have the luxury of personal semantic publishing with WordPress (used here) as well as many other options. We can...

Jamaican Joke

A Jamaican man lost his house & crops after a hurricane. He was only left with his donkey so he took to the city and put up a sign: BET $10 THIS DONKEY CAN HANSA ANY QUESTION YU HASK. 1 man ask how much numbers in a phone number. The donkey stomped 7 times....

Catcerto by Nora the Cat and Some Humans

Nora the Cat is a cat. She is a unique cat. She is a cat that plays the piano. Her human is a piano teacher. Sometimes during or after her human gives a piano lesson Nora will jump up on the piano stool and start playing her own improvised music. There are several...

Virtual Choir

This is an amazing video of a Virtual Choir directed by composer Eric Whitacre. They are singing his music, Lux Aurumque. The virtual choir is made up of 185 voices, was recorded using 243 tracks, by singers in 12 different countries. Translation of the latin text:...

The Kuroshio Sea

The Kuroshio Sea at Okinawa's Churaumi Aquarium is the largest tank of the aquarium. It holds 7,500 cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world's second largest acrylic glass panel. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept among many other fish...

Be Thou My Vision

Wonderful rendition of SLANE, written by Dennis Janzer for Choir, organ, and bagpipes. Performed by First United Methodist Church of Miami, and Christ the King Lutheran Church, both in Miami. Directed by Robert Gower, one of my former professors at the University of...

The Dirty Beast

When Dan's mother, Lucile, moved to Florida after she was widowed, she had a little house built next door to us. At one time we adopted a large male doberman pinscher, Blitz, that was pretty mean. It was all we could do to control him. When Dan and I were at home we...