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18 years ago the
USA had Steve Jobs, Bob Hope and
Johnny Cash ….

Now they have no
Jobs, no Hope and no Cash.

 

 

 

 

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Jake – From a Distance

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From a distance ships should see the light at night or in fog because it was not called Cape of Storms for nothing.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Urban

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The Urban electrical and telephone lines can spoil the beauty.

Good advice for Monday

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Story challenge – G for Giant Python

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Story Challenge – G

 

Why you should not acquire exotic pets

A monstrous Burmese python measuring 17 feet, 7 inches and carrying a record-breaking 87 eggs has been captured in Florida.

Weighing in at a colossal 164.5 pounds, the giant female is the largest snake of its kind found in the state and serves as further evidence of how the foreign predator is threatening local wildlife, say researchers.

‘This thing is monstrous, it’s about a foot wide,’ said Kenneth Krysko, from the Florida Museum of Natural History. ‘It means these snakes are surviving a long time in the wild, there’s nothing stopping them and the native wildlife are in trouble.’

Scientists tracked the snake’s movements to learn about how the species are invading the area – using the bugged reptile to locate other snakes as they congregated for mating.

Burmese pythons, native to southern Asia, arrived in the U.S. three decades ago as part of the exotic pet industry. Although the species are not poisonous they are powerful enough to kill humans by suffocating them.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrong

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrong

 

 

 

 

These street names are in South Africa right?

 

No.

Wrong!

They are in Berlin. The Germans showed solidarity with the Boers at the beginning of 1900  when the  Boers  were involved in a war with England over gold and diamonds.

Story Challenge – F

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Story challenge F

F is for FANTASTIC

Curiosity lands on Mars.

The pictures tell the story.

 

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