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calendar.jpgThis day didn’t exist, at least  in England in 1752.  The next 10 days did not exist either.  When England changed to the Gregorian calendar (named for Pope Gregory XIII) on September 2, 1752.   It was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar (introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC), that was in use up until that time.  The people in a riot said the government stole 11 days of their lives.  You can look it up yourself if you would like to learn more about it.  This fact and because there isn’t much that happened on this day in history and just because I’m feeling lazy gives me a good excuse for not doing too many posts today.  Plus it’s labor day today, so enjoy yourselves.

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I was surfing the net and ran into my Grandfather, no actually I ran into this article at LiveScience about Time travel and the new concepts and theoretical forms of matter, ect, ect. I’m rambling, but the article was interesting and at the bottom there is a link to a short movie.  Worth a look.

“We know that bending does happen all the time, but we want the bending to be strong enough and to take a special form where the lines of time make closed loops,”

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If you want to check out some really awesome Aurora Photos here is a link to the December 2006 Gallery

Very freaky, this will blow your mind. It was on “Americas got Talent” show.  This one is hard to figure out.  Thanks to cockneychamer for the video.

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They are tamer, smaller and they have a mild temperament compared to other Asian elephants.  DNA tests confirm they are a new species, the Borneo “Pygmy Elephants.”  The Borneo pygmy elephant is slightly smaller than mainland Asian elephants, that stand 6.6 to 9.8 feet at the shoulder and weigh 2.25 to 5.5 tons, and African elephants stand 8.2 to 13 feet tall and weigh 2.5 to 7 tons.  September 3, 2003 WWF-Malaysia chairman Tengku Zainal Adlin congratulated the Sabah Wildlife Department on the discovery of the new variety.  Tengku Zainal said in a statement that the elephants were a distinct subspecies and had different characteristics from their cousins found on mainland Asia and Sumatra.  Read the rest of this entry »

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“Instead of the deep blue of the open ocean, the waters surrounding the Maiken were lagoon green.  Then as the vessel continued westward, the suface of the ocean inexplicably turned to stone.”

I remember receiving an e-mail recently about this very incident it had a couple photos but it did not have a link to the complete Article at Discover.