Media gives us lots of crazy misconception. Dolphins are portrayed as cute, fun, smart, and friendly. Sharks are portrayed as ugly, cunning, and dangerous. I think the opposite to be true. Most sharks will frenzy when they smell blood and might attack humans. Otherwise they attack humans when mistaking arms or legs for fish.
Dolphins are not so civilized and will molest a human target. They will more likely attack a female human then a male human. Groups of dolphins will torture, and often killing, other species and other dolphin. http://www.aardvarknyc.com/about/dolphins-rape-people/
The fan art site Worth1000 continues to surprise me. Artist don’t thrive on unrestricted and unbounded, they push limits and develop techniques. The site rotates through contest to challenge digital artist. The one I link to is one good example of the web site bring out some good stuff.
The object Brook has seen in her dreams was a metal box, about the size of a person, propped up the middle of the room. It was covered with letters in a pictorial language. It supposed to return to it’s origins, but didn’t. Twenty or more cameras monitored it from multiple directions while a dozen technicians examines computer stations. The room had a welcome smell over the quarter mile of stale corridors to get here. Aaron, her brother, had the same dreams and had already known about the device and would not be so reckless to just show up and negotiate to examine the thing. She noticed a wrist watch that was the same as the one Aaron wore and briefly wondered if he wasn’t already here.
“Miss Brooklyn König.” A distinguished man in his 40s Issac Baxter wore a white lab coat, white dress slacks, and dress shoes strolled up to her while motioning the door behind her closed and secured. “Thank you for accepting my invitation to join this important research product. We don’t have many opportunities to show this device, and we are digging up more questions then answers. Your blog holds some markings seen on this object, and no where else.” He hands her a folder containing her blog post. She takes it and holds it in front of her.Continue reading “Quantum Hack, I’m going to write a navel a little bit at a time.”
When the Montclair fire house opened for business 30 years ago, Hoseman Nate Glaser was on duty.
We found him on duty there again last week, spry as ever, and with a rich storehouse of memories of the annals of Engine company 24.
Nate Glaser can remember when the little pond in Montclair playground was a swamp used for commercial frog raising, when the site of Montclair firehouse was a county school, when he could have bought his choice of lots in the Montclair business section for $800 or less, when the highlight of the week in the hills was the Sunday visitation by bus of prospective real estate buyers who were treated to a festive picnic in Shepherd canyon, then asked to sign on the dotted line.Continue reading “Nate Glaser, fire fighter”
This is a recent video of the new Assassin’s Creed game. This version explores an area in history that is seldom done. As with any highly detailed period games I will be interested in seeing the trade-offs between historical accuracy and game play.