Animal Myths

Chameleons can change to a color by touching it. Perhaps you have seen the commercial for Valspar Paint where the Chameleons are touching paint chips and turning into the colors they touch. It is a cute commercial, but that is not what Chameleons do.  It is a myth. They do not change  color to match their environment. Rather, Chameleons change color in response…

Human Spontaneous Combustion

 In the 1400’s, Polonus Vorstius was just a regular Italian knight who liked wine, women, and song.  One night, the knight consumed ‘two ladles’ of very strong wine one night. The wine disagreed with him. He turned to vomit. . People say that he immediately vomited flame, and then burst into flames entirely. No one else seemed to have any…

Sea World

My recent vacation took me down  to southern California to San Diego. Can I say how lovely San Diego is? Beautiful weather. It even rained during our trip but we donned cheap plastic rain ponchos and ventured forth anyway. It was still 80 degrees while raining. It was nice. Reminded me of when I live in Hawaii. Rained every afternoon…