Interesting Articles

M1A2 Abrams’ Tank New Upgrades Will Blow You Away

M1A2 Abrams’ Tank New Upgrades Will Blow You Away

It’s great seeing the tank that I spent so much time with in the army get these upgrades! The military now has the 'Trophy' system that intercepts enemy rockets and a brand-new multi-purpose munition? Tank you very much! The M1 A2 Abrams SEP 4 has some huge upgrades...

A compelling video – what we searched for in 2017

A compelling video – what we searched for in 2017

A compelling video - what we searched for in 2017 It was amazing in the first 30 seconds of this video - the way the producers, who were simply recapping some of the most popular searches for 2017, hit such an emotional note so quickly....

Christmas full moon. (Rare)

Christmas full moon. (Rare)

What a special night to be with my sweetheart! Dec 25th 2015... The full moon hasn’t fallen on Christmas Day since 1977, and won’t come back for another 19 years. @paulhelmick on Instagram

Star Wars… Getting excited?

Star Wars… Getting excited?

There was a great article in this edition sharing much of the backstory with Lucas and Abraams perspective on the newest movie.  Incredible the history and legacy of this franchise. from Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Qen1vj

Charlie Brown Christmas :)

Charlie Brown Christmas 🙂

They did an absolutely fantastic job on the movie this year.  Amazing how timeless a great story is! from Instagram: http://bit.ly/1SPcvs6

United States Electricity Map

United States Electricity Map

This is pretty cool (or hot)... the Washington Post mapped power plants in the United States by type and capacity in megawatts. Interesting to see all that it takes to power a nation! Via: FlowingData

23 Languages Rule the World

23 Languages Rule the World

There are 7102 known languages live in the world today. 23 of these languages are the native tongue of 4.1 billion people. How many languages do you speak? Via: Daily Infographic

Too hot to handle

Too hot to handle

I left my iPhone in the dash of the car for about 20 minutes on a sunny day. It was smoking hot!

Woodpecker

Woodpecker

I was amazed at the hundreds of holes in this tree. But then I realized that it was infected by beetles and the woodpeckers we're just having a feast!

Daniel’s Lego Jungle

Daniel’s Lego Jungle

Yesterday Daniel was quiet for almost a half hour. When we looked at what he was doing... Well, it's just amazing to see the places his imagination takes him! He even poured some water around the outside edge to make a moat!

The Soldiers Creed

The Soldiers Creed

I still remember it from my Army days.... inspiring. The Soldiers Creed I am an American Soldier. I am a Warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people of the United States and live the Army Values. I will always place the mission first. I will never accept...

We have eggs! (Reptile or Amphibian?)

We have eggs! (Reptile or Amphibian?)

I don't know if they are from the lizards or toads yet, but I expect this might be the reason why little toad follows big toad around all the time. :)) Daniel was a estatic at the find!!