Recently Extinct Animals

A quagga mare at the London Zoo, 1870.

There have been a number of animals lost to the world over the last few hundred years. In the examples we will look at, human involvement was a major contributing factor to the decline and ultimate extinction of these animals. West Black Rhinoceros (West African Black...

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The WordPress White Screen of Death, Solved


If you have used WordPress (WP) for an extended period of time, there is a chance you have encountered an issue in which attempting to resolve your WordPress site resolves to a white/blank screen; this is commonly referred to as the WordPress White Screen of...

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A Review of the AFVs Employed By ISIS

An ISIS operated T-72 tank.

I have a new article on Tankpedia; this article covers the various Armoured Fighting Vehicles acquired and employed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Among other things this article covers the various pieces of hardware along with approximations on fielded unit...

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Eating At Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, Atlanta

Jalisco Mexican Restaurant Atlanta

Nestled in Peachtree-Battle Shopping Center on the cusp of Buckhead in Atlanta is Jalisco Mexican Restaurant. I’ve been eating here for over 15 years and I haven’t been disappointed yet. If you’re in Buckhead and looking for a great meal that is quick and easy on the...

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Casualties of War, Korean Air Flight 858

Qantas Boeing 707 at Heathrow, circa 1961

On November 29th, 1987, Korean Air Flight 858 exploded in flight. The explosion was caused by a bomb planted by North Korean agents. The flight itself carried 115 souls; all lost. Flight 858 was headed from Iraq to South Korea and almost all of the...

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