Daily Archives: 21 February 21, 2008

Shooting Down Our Own Spy Satellite

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RIP – The Joshua Tree

The pictures that follow are of the famous tree featured on the sleeve of U2’s Joshua Tree album. I first visited the Tree in May 1999, and returned several times once I moved to California. In October 2000 it was … Continue reading

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Asthma/Allergy Doctor Visit

Two weeks ago I had my first ever asthma attack which resulted in today’s doctors visit.  I am now battling a case of bronchitis and that skewed the results of some of my breathing tests. The waiting room had a … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair’s Hitchcock Classics Photo Spreads

The latest issue of Vanity Fair includes a set of photo spreads featuring today’s Hollywood actors recreating classic Hitchcock scenes in an article titled The 2008 Hollywood Portfolio: Hitchcock Classics. These photos are as good as anything Annie Leibovitz has … Continue reading

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Lion Love

People in Cali, Colombia, are shocked to see the bond between a large African lion and a woman who saved it from abuse, involving long, affectionate kisses and hugs between the pair. Ana Julia Torres, who runs the Villa Lorena … Continue reading

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How to mount a camel by a 3 year old

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Life Saving Handshake

It was nothing more than a warm handshake between two people meeting for the first time – but it was a gesture that saved Mark Gurrieri’s life. The hand that clasped his belonged to a GP, Dr Chris Britt, who … Continue reading

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Not your typical day at the beach

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