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I went to National Geographic to see what was new and saw a video of some animal welfare workers releasing an abused lion ‘Koba’ that was kept in a cage as a pet, into a pride of lions on a protected range at “carnivore shelter.”  After seeing that, I thought I’d check out what was on youtube and found the video above.  It has been viewed by more than a million people already, so you may have seen it.  If not enjoy.  The one at National Geographic is pretty cool also, although it does not have lion bait in it.  Thanks to jama2007 for the video.

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I just received this in my e-mail and thought it was worth posting.  Pretty awesome creature!  I would show the polar bear attack I just received also but that would not be for the squeamish.

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Are the Democrats changing their colors as often as they change their positions?

I doubt it!

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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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camille-and-katrina.jpgJust the name alone brings back bad memories.  Growing up in South Louisiana the two Hurricanes that have always stuck out in memory, before Katrina, was Camille and Betsy.  Camille always being spoken of by my older relatives as being the worst Hurricane in memory. Today being the anniversary of Camille, which happened in 1969, I decided to take a look and see how the reality of that storm compared to what little I remember of it.  The first thing I notice is the tract of Katrina is almost identical to Camille as far as landfall.  The picture of the two side by side tells a different story.  Katrina was massive but was not as strong as far as wind speed and barometric pressure goes.  At landfall Katrina was a category 3 with wind speed of 175 mph, barometric pressure of 920 mb., Camille was a category 5 with wind speed of 195 mph and a barometric pressure of 909 mb.  Camille was the second of three category 5 hurricanes in 1969 and it did not only affect the Gulfcamille-1969-track.png coast, it caused flooding and deaths as far north as the Appalachian Mountains and Virginia.  Camille caused $1.42 billion in damage, the equivalent of $9.14 billion in the year 2005.  Camille killed at least 259 people.  While for a lot of people, not all, Camille is just a memory but Katrina is a scar.  The Weather ChannelHurricane Camille Image Gallery 

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Download Wallpaper size Photos of Desert Landscapes at National Geographic