The family Phylliidae or walking leaves are insects that have camouflage that takes on the appearance of leaves. In some species, the edge of the insect’s body has the appearance of bite marks to further confuse predators. When leaf insects walk they rocks back and forth like leaves moving in the wind.
The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany is an eight-story-high aquarium, housed in the Radisson Blu. It was opened in 2004. It has a diameter of about 11 m (36 ft). It weighs more than 2,000 tons when filled to the top (with 260,000 gallons of water), and it holds approximately 1,500 fish. It’s located in the middle […]
“The China Syndrome” is a 1979 nuclear power plant disaster film released on March 16, 1979. 12 Days Later on March 28, 1979, the “Three Mile Island” nuclear power plant disaster occurred. After an investigation, a “partial meltdown” story was released to the press on the same day that the Russian Nuclear disaster “Chernobyl” was discovered by surveillance […]
The village is “Nagoro” located in Japan. Native, Tsukimi Ayano, has been replacing the people who have died or left the village with life-size handcrafted dolls. About 350 life-size dolls currently reside in the village posed in positions as she remembered the real people before they moved on. She first started making the strange straw filled […]
This is painfully clear, we Christians like to have as many churches as possible but for really bad reasons. When I first became a believer the very next step (in my mind) was to find a church to attend. The first place you start is with your friends but you soon find out that they […]
The song is the “1812 Overture” Written in 1880 by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to commemorate Russia’s defense of the Motherland against Napoleon’s invading Grande Armée in 1812. I get really bad stares from people when I don’t stand for this song when it’s playing (and I’m a vet). Let’s Recap: The 4th of […]