Monthly Archives: August 2015

Happy Birthday, Van Morrison

Van Morrison

Van Morrison, (born August 31, 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter and musician. His live performances at their best are regarded as transcendental and inspired; while some of his recordings, such as the studio albums Astral Weeks and Moondance, and the live album It’s Too Late to Stop Now, are widely viewed as among the greatest ever made.

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RIP Princess Diana

Princess Diana

Diana, Princess of Wales (July 1, 1961 – August 31, 1997)

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How to Measure a Rough Day




Energy Time


RIP Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stephen (“Stevie”) Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist, known as one of the most influential electric blues musicians in history. He is often referred to by his initials, SRV.

Accidental death
Vaughan’s comeback was cut short when, in the early morning of August 27, 1990, he died in a helicopter crash near East Troy, Wisconsin. After a concert at the Alpine Valley Music Theater, where earlier in the evening he appeared with Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and his older brother Jimmie Vaughan, the musicians expected a long bus ride back to Chicago. Stevie was informed that three seats were open on one of the helicopters returning to Chicago with Clapton and his crew, enough for Stevie, Jimmie, and Jimmie’s wife Connie. It turned out there was only one seat left, which Stevie requested from his brother; Jimmie obliged. Taking off into deep fog, the helicopter crashed moments later into a ski slope on the side of a hill within the Alpine Valley Resort. Vaughan, the pilot, and members of Clapton’s crew (his agent, assistant tour manager, and a bodyguard) died on impact. No one realized that the crash had occurred until the helicopter failed to arrive in Chicago, and the wreckage was only found with the help of its locator beacon.

Stevie Ray Vaughan is interred in the Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas.

The drive-able Radio Flyer

The Story Behind the Car-Sized Drive-able Radio Flyer Wagon

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John Davis was a good family man, and involved his family and grand-kids in his enthusiasm for collecting automobiles. At car events around the Pacific Northwest, you could usually count on Davis—who started a successful trucking business in Cornelius, Ore.—to bring a few examples from his stable.

Once, while at a show in California, John spotted a large, though basic, street version of a Radio Flyer. Fascinated, he returned to Oregon with thoughts of taking the concept to a much higher level: a car-sized drive-able Radio Flyer wagon.



The story behind the drive-able Radio Flyer

The Element of Surprise


Happy Birthday, Mr. Bond

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930) is an Oscar-winning Scottish film and stage actor who is best known as the original cinematic James Bond. His character’s catch phrase “Bond, James Bond” has become considerably famous.

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Square Root


Avoid Injury


Ants build chains to drag millipede away

The Biggest Difference Between Wasps & Bees

Soft Dalek


Iron Droid


Star Trex


Planthopper Nymphs

Star Wars family day


Baby miniature horse chasing a person