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Our Semmingly Nearby Moon

Posted February 10th, 2018 at 01:18 PM by Radrook

The moon seems nearby when viewed on a clear night. Yet at its closest it is 225,623 miles away and 252,088 miles at its farthest giving it an average distance of 238,855 miles. So the difference between being farthest and nearest is 13,233 miles or approx a little more than four times the distance from the USA East Coast to its West coast.

Which means that when the moon is farthest away, at 252,088 miles, you can almost fit 32 Earths within that distance. When it's closest...
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Liam Lynch, Ernie O'Malley and the politics of the Civil War, 1922

Posted February 10th, 2018 at 08:18 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on the working relationship between Liam Lynch and Ernie O'Malley during the Civil War, and their efforts towards victory in the face of the Free State's might, the IRA's mishaps and their own frequent disagreements.

The Treachery of Peace: Liam Lynch, Ernie O’Malley and the Politics of the Civil War, 1922 (Part V)

When O'Malley returned to Dublin in July 1922, after helping to cut a swathe through the countryside, he had been tasked by his Chief of Staff, Lynch,...
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UFO

Posted February 10th, 2018 at 07:31 AM by Radrook

Before my encounter with this freakish UFO, I had only read about them and was rather skeptical. I was also cautious since I had read about humans being harmed. You know, such as getting burned when these UFO’s had focused lights on them. To make a short story shorter, I was living in Miami Florida at the time, around 1975 and working as a tele marketer in the suburbs.

It was a part-time job and I got off late evenings when it was dark. I used the public transportation system...
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