Mighty Small

You’ve heard it before. BIGger is better. Go BIG or go home. Speak softly and carry a BIG stick. Oh yea? I disagree. Although BIG is good sometimes it is the little things in life that make it all worth while. Here are some mighty awesome small things.. (Special Thanks to my friend Martin) Worlds Smallest Movie: A Boy and…

Mirror Shines Sun On Norwegian Town

Rjukan is a small town in Norway. It has 3,386 year round residents. Sam Eyde, the founder of Hydro (Norsk Hydro) company, a fertilizer company, founded the town. The town site was chosen because of the 341 foot waterfall provided a source of electricity. The town is located in an area with great skiing, hiking and ice climbing. The waterfall…

The California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is not only among the world’s  largest  natural history museum, it is a pretty awesome place to visit.  The Academy has a long and varied history that includes helping out during World War 11 (they repaired and fixed the US Navy’ optics). It houses a rainforest dome, Steinhart Aquarium, Africa hall, Planetarium. There is Foulcault…

News You May Have Missed

School Closed Three Times Due to Spiders Montgomery Elementary School in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania has closed not once, not twice but three times due to venomous spiders being found.  The spider, a Brown Recluse, was found on Tuesday and the Tuscarora School District decided to close the school after meeting with their pest control people  Last year , the spiders were found in…

News You May Have Missed 5/18- 5/22

LOST WWI PURPLE HEART FOUND Daniel W. Quinlan  was one of 138 World War I veterans to receive the first Purple Heart medals  ever issued. He enlisted when he was just 20 and served in the medical corps (actually the sanitary corp which was the precursor to the medical corps), injured in a poison gas attack and then braved heavy fire…