• Recently Extinct Animals

    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 Rhinoceros) A subspecies of the black rhinoceros. It’s habitat included the savanna of sub-Saharan Africa; … Keep reading
  • 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 Death. Troubleshooting this problem can be simple, or frustrating depending on the cause. In this … Keep reading
  • A Review of the AFVs Employed By ISIS

    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 strengths. You can read it now, here. … Keep reading
  • Creating a Basic Cryptocurrency Mining Rig and Mining Dogecoins

    In this article we will build a simple Cryptocurrency mining rig and use it to mine Dogecoins. The primary focus of the article is the process of building the actual mining computer (or rig as it is called). Normally considerations of efficiency take precedence however this is not the case in this article; with this in mind, this article is aimed … Keep reading
  • Eating At 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 wallet, then you should definitely stop by. The staff are great and the environment is … Keep reading
  • Remembering the McDonnell FH Phantom Jet Fighter

    The McDonnell FH Phantom was a jet fighter designed for the United States Navy. Despite a short service life, the Phantom was first in many areas. The Phantom was the first jet aircraft to land on a US aircraft carrier, and both the first to serve with the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. Additionally, the Phantom was the first successful fighter for … Keep reading
  • Casualties of War, Korean Air Flight 858

    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 passengers were South Korean. The culprits, two North Korean agents, would fail in their bid … Keep reading
  • Eating At Taqueria Las Palmas, Alpharetta GA

    Off Highway 9 in north Alpharetta is Taqueria Las Palmas, serving Mexican food. I had an opportunity to eat here with a friend recently. The restaurant itself is easy to find. Upon entering, the layout is spacious, with plenty of room; if you dine here with friends you won’t be on top of other parties. The staff is friendly and we were … Keep reading
  • Article on the Yokudan in the Elder Scrolls

    Following up on my last article on Tamriel Foundry, I have another that has been published now. This new article is on the mythos of the Elder Scrolls Online related to the Yokudan; the article looks at the Yokudan and their ancestors the Redguard as portrayed in ESO and juxtaposed again’st how they are mentioned in prior Elder Scrolls games. You can read … Keep reading
  • The Life of South African Author Nadine Gordimer

    This past week saw the death of South African author and political activist Nadine Gordimer. Over her long life she wrote many novels and short-stories; her works had an international appeal, being translated into many foreign languages. Her works included the novels My Son’s Story, Burger’s Daughter and July’s People. In 1974 she jointly won the Man Booker Prize for her … Keep reading
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