Nature’s Knives: Spitting Snakes

Some snakes produce venom. Some do not. Of the ones that do, a small portion have the ability to “project” their venom at a distance. Venom so powerful that it can kill an elephant does a snake little good if it dies in the encounter as well. Nature has a solution: “spit”. “Spitting” is a […]

What Would Adrian Paul Do?

For those of you who do not know, there is a famous film and TV franchise named “The Highlander“. It revolves around “immortals” who do not age and who take each other’s heads in the hope of becoming “The One”. The first movie was great, the rest generally sucked. However, the TV series is where […]

Nature’s Knives part 3: Spotted Hyena

When I was a kid, I sometimes overheard older guys talk about cars. Most of those conversations went in one ear and out the other. I mean they are all cars right? I did notice some differences like size, color, 2-door vs. 4-door etc. but I did not really care. When people look at a […]

The Weapons Of Stranger Things

*Warning spoilers for Stranger Things Seasons 1 & 2. The Netflix show Stranger Things is all the rage these days. It is fairly original while borrowing from several 80’s movie classics. What it surprisingly manages to be is very pro-empowerment and pro-weapon. Let me count the ways . . . Likable jock Steve Harrington wields […]