Category Archives: Esoteric Studies
What would happen if people disappeared off the earth? The New Scientist investigates… All things considered, it will only take a few tens of thousands of years at most before almost every trace of our present dominance has vanished completely. … Continue reading
I recalled from some net research that there was supposed to be another Harbie The Harbor Gasoline Seal on Harbor Blvd. in either Garden Grove or Anaheim and a short drive revealed not just one, but TWO new Harbies – … Continue reading
Boing Boing posts about a run-down kiddie amusement park in Egypt and I was reminded about Rock-A-Hoola. Rock-A-Hoola is (was?) a mostly closed-but-not-quite-totally-abandoned water park out in the Mojave Desert in Newberry Springs, CA. The park has been kicking around … Continue reading
Everyone is talking about the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, but I had no idea that it was also the 50th birthday of the lowly and omnipresent Shipping Container… It may not be printed in red on your calendar, … Continue reading
This week’s squid story is about the firefly squid, but I’m still trying to get my head around this picture: I think I’ll need to visit the firefly squid museum in Namerikawa.
Squid blog. Giant squid grabs London. Giant squid in Chile. The Loch Ness Imposter. CephBase.
1. The Flying Mobulas of the Sea of Cortez 2. Project UFO. There are three competing alien invasion television shows on television this season and pretty much all of them are interchangeably bland with extraneous drama and sub-plots sucking the … Continue reading
1. The television series Fortier. Gritty police crime dramas are a dime-a-dozen, but this one is superior than most anything else that’s airing right now. Reminds me a lot of Prime Suspect only with grouchy French-Canadians. 2. I’m not a … Continue reading
Your weekend crank literature reading is F.W. Alden’s 1924 pamphlet “Jocko Homo-Heavenbound” a antecedent to Akron’s favorite spud boys. Read the annotated version on the web or download a PDF.