Category Archives: Science and Mathematics

It’s One Small Step for Man

Fusion! (December 5, 2022) The news was touted on all the news channels recently. I thought to myself, someone, somewhere will give us the exact details, eventually: I never expected it would be the New York Times. The Cosmic Cross … Continue reading

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Was This a Wartime Secret or Just a Hoax?

The Philadelphia Experiment The YouTube video of Al Bielek’s discussion of this ‘event’ is attached to yesterday’s post. Warning! Everything about this ‘event’ chart may be speculative, including the date and definitely the time. But what does it tell us? … Continue reading

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Since We Don’t Have Photographic Evidence…

Did Adam and Eve have Belly Buttons? Obviously, when artists depicted the first Man and Woman, they showed them to be human, with everything that we’ve come to know and love about humanity, including their navels. They were not trying … Continue reading

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It’s a Very Thin Line Between Genius and Insanity

A Beautiful Mind (2001) Bless. We watched this film last night, for the first time. Up until now I had always managed to avoid it. It’s not hard to work out why… Yes, the film is based on (and inspired … Continue reading

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Climate Change is NOT New, Folks

Icelandic Volcano Erupts (February 1, 536 AD) This one came up as a suggested video on YouTube. There is enough vagueness in the event description to allow me some latitude in terms of date and timing. “Early 536 AD” let … Continue reading

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The Stars “Fell” on That Fateful Morning

November 12, 1833 We know now that it was a meteor shower, but at the time they presumed it was the end of the world. The time was ‘just before dawn’. So, I have chosen 6:30 am local time in … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History XV

Golden Gate Bridge Opened (May 27, 1937) On this day in history: The Golden Gate Bridge opens in San Francisco. To those of us who have been around for a great number of years, this bridge is iconic. Ask anyone. … Continue reading

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After the Fifteenth Million “Tin Lizzie” was Assembled…

Ford Stopped Production of the Model-T (May 26, 1927) At the time, it seemed like a nonsense thing to do: sending the factory workers home with no promise of a future, but Henry Ford had a secret plan to start … Continue reading

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“What Hath God Wrought?”

Morse Code Demonstration (May 24, 1844) Sometimes, you just have to use your intuition and reasoning powers together to get the timing right… The U.S. Congress sits at night, to my understanding. Even if they sat during the day, a … Continue reading

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Is There a Thirteenth Sign of the Zodiac?

Ophiuchus (November 29 – December 17) This one has been bouncing around the internet for many years now, and was on Kate’s radar many years before that. It would seem to be a hidden zodiacal sign because it’s not exactly … Continue reading

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