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Mythological Creature; The Arkan Sonney, a magical hedgehog from the Isle of Man — ARJung

The Isle of Man is one of the British Isles, located in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of England. The Manx, as the people there are sometimes called, have a rich history, steeped in folklore and myth. The … Continue reading

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Kansas State Sticker and Finally after Five Years… the Giant Ball of Twine — Camper Chronicles

  We have actually driven through some of Kansas before this trip, but because we didn’t stop and do anything Kansas specific we still needed to earn our sticker. I knew we weren’t going to spend a ton of time … Continue reading

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October 20, 1944 – Invasion of Leyte — Subli

Alligators Charge toward the Foe on Leyte. Official U.S. Coast Guard photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Seventy-five years ago today, MacArthur fulfilled his pledge and returned to the Philippines. Even with reports of weak resistance and … Continue reading

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“Violet Lightning” and “Mighty Wind” – Japanese Late War Fighters — Pacific Paratrooper

Two planes fielded by the Japanese late in WWII, the Kawanishi N1K1-J and N1K2-J fighters, became popular with the Japanese military, despite having an unusual development history. In the history of aircraft design, it hasn’t been that unusual for land-based … Continue reading

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4 Shots From 4 Films: Count Yorga Vampire, The Dunwich Horror, House of Dark Shadows, I Drink Your Blood — Through the Shattered Lens

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do … Continue reading

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Indian Wars: Early Nineteenth Century — Weapons and Warfare

Major General Isaac Brock met with Shawnee chief Tecumseh in Amherstburg, Ontario and quickly established a rapport, ensuring that he would cooperate with his movements. “Where today are the Pequot? Where the Narraganset, the Mohican, the Pokanoket and many other … Continue reading

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Great Moments In Television History: Planet of the Apes The TV Series — Through the Shattered Lens

On September 13th, 1974, audiences that tuned into CBS saw the premiere of a new TV show with a familiar premise. The episode opened with a spaceship crashing on an Earth-like planet. One of the astronauts was killed. Two of … Continue reading

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Don’t Speak Too Soon — Proverbial Thought (& More)

Proverbs 14:33 “Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.” Keep Quiet One thing I learned from my father was to keep my mouth shut. No, … Continue reading

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Tips & Resources To Help You Keep Your Blogging Routine While Doing NaNoWriMo 2019 — The Ray Journey

If you’re a blogger who is also a fiction writer, you decided to join NaNoWriMo this year, and you often wait till the last minute to get things done, then yes this last minute post about preparing for NaNoWriMo one … Continue reading

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6 Things To Help You Remain Calm In The Blogosphere — Renard’s World

A step-by-step guide that teaches bloggers how to remain calm in the blogosphere. via 6 Things To Help You Remain Calm In The Blogosphere — Renard’s World. I missed Renard’s post last night, but noticed another blogger had re-blogged it last … Continue reading

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