I’ve always wondered if this sort of thing still happened in today’s modern world of high-level weapons and global surveillance. Well, it turns out some 200-300 pirate attacks are reported each year to the Piracy Reporting Center in Kuala Lumpur.
Long gone are the days of rope-swinging, eye-patched, parrot-adorned raiders, plundering the riches of the seven seas, but still survives the spirit of boarding thieves armed with grappling hooks and a slightly more advanced of rocket-powered grenades and automatic rifles.
Check out this truly wonderful and incredibly in-depth look at The Pirate Hunters and those they pursue. load testing website
This is one sweet video. This group used long exposures to paint each frame with multicolored lights and then ran them together to make a minute-long Spring commercial.Take a look at the sky over time and recognize how long these guys were out there…Hit up this Link for more about the artists.]
So I heard about this a long time ago and liked it then and I recognize it’s nothing new to most. But everytime I come back to it, the idea behind it hits me a little bit harder.
Simply the thought of a complete stranger in this hateful and isolating world, knowing nothing about my life or who I am, wanting nevertheless to reach out and make my day a little better…wow. And it’s not exactly a selfless act on their part either. You know the little-school sayings like “love grows when it’s shared” – however cheesy, this is the physical manifestation of that lesson.
What is the purpose in life? How about making everyone’s just a little bit better. Someday I’ll find myself a sign like that and a street corner all my own.
If you haven’t checked it out yet, give it a look.
This article includes simple instructions for making homemade ice cream without all of the churning and such of a regular ice cream maker. I just want to say that, though it’s targeted towards kids, I fully planning on making good use of this recipe as soon as I can find some rock salt.
Link to Homemade Ice Cream article