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James Bond 007 Spy Car

Displayed near the front door of the International Spy museum in Washington D.C. is a James Bond 007 car. This sweet little sports car shows off the technology to help Bond evade some bad guys.

Happy 4th of July American Independence Day

This year in recognition of the 4th of July, the day Americans celebrate when America got its independence from the British in 1776, I decided to simply post an image of the American flag that was displayed and waving so proudly at the United States Capitol Building.  Happy 4th of July fellow Americans.  Be safe, …

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Gay Pride Bumper Sticker

Protesting and Rioting Aftermath

Yesterday I was walking around Washington D.C. doing some sightseeing and I got to see firsthand the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter, ANTIFA, No justice for George Floyd protests and riots. There were still people holding signs that said Black Lives Matter and they had all sorts of different statements. It made me think …

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In Honor of Memorial Day 2020

  In honor of Memorial Day 2020, during these trying times of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and social distancing, I took the opportunity to visit the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

Peanuts Celebrate 4/20

German Spy Pigeon

During World War I (1914-1918) Germany had equipped pigeons with small camera equipment for the benefit of gaining intelligence.

Oleg Penkovsky: The Spy Who Saved the World

Oleg Penkovsky is best known for being declared as the “single most valuable agent in CIA history.”  Penkovsky was a Soviet intelligence officer who volunteered to for the United States and the United Kingdom during the 1960’s.  He would pass military intelligence secrets that shed light on Soviet intentions and weapon capabilities.  This information proved …

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Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona is the home to a gigantic hole in the earth called Meteor Crater. This hole is so big it could fit downtown San Francisco in it.  Here are a couple photos that I took with different camera equipment.  The second photo I had to stitch multiple photos together to fit the whole crater …

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Doc Holliday’s Room in Tombstone

Doc Holliday, friend of Wyatt Earp, room here in Fly’s Boarding House and Photography Gallery.  Big Nose Kate, Doc’s girlfriend, had come for a visit.  On October 26, 1881 five cowboys gathered outside of Doc’s room in the vacant lot next door, probably waiting to confront Doc.  Wyatt Earp and his brothers, Virgil and Morgan …

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Waterworld Attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood

While at Universal Studios Hollywood I was able to attend the Waterworld show.  This was fun and exciting with lots of action.  It is definitely a fun thing to do.

Back to the Future Movie Set and Memorabilia

While taking the Universal Studios movie set tour we passed by the Back to the Future clock tower that was struck by lightening. At the conclusion of the tour there were some items from the Back to the Future II movie that was autographed by Michael J. Fox for sale.

Smithsonian D-Day Normandy IMAX

Watched an IMAX movie about D-Day Normandy at the Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space.

Funny Sign Slogan

SIGN IN A SHOE REPAIR STORE: “We will heel you, We will save your sole, We will even dye for you.” A SIGN ON A BLINDS AND CURTAIN TRUCK: ” Blind man driving.” Sign over a Gynecologist’s Office: “Dr. Jones, at your cervix.” In a Podiatrist’s office: “Time wounds all heels.” At an Optometrist’s Office …

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Photo Inside Google’s Data Center Mechanical Room

Inside one of Google’s data center Mechanical Systems.

Happy Halloween 2019

Happy Halloween 2019!

Building Trust

Beluga Feeding Time

Shark Tunnel Video

Video of SeaWorld Show: Atlantis Ignites

Eugene Shoemaker’s Sketch of Meteor Crater

Video of Meteor Crater

Here is a video of the meteor crater located near Winslow, Arizona.  The land was flat around the area, but near the crater it was very windy.

Holsinger Meteorite

This is the largest piece of the Holsinger Meteorite that created the meteor crater. It was believed to be 150 foot meteor that came from the east and created the crater in about 10 seconds.  The pressure from the impact left tiny diamonds in the area.

Velociraptor Skull

While visiting the meteor crater in Winslow, Arizona they had a velociraptor skull on display.  This was definitely something very cool and unexpected to find.

Prehistoric Fossils

While visiting the Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona they had these fossils both on display and for sale.  Some of them are quite pricey, so I just took some photos.  It was certainly very cool to see what types of creatures were alive so long ago.

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Tombstone, Arizona was the site of one of the most famous gunfights in American history between Wyatt Earp, Virgil Earp, Morgan Earp, Doc Holliday, Tom McLaury, Frank McLaury, Ike Clanton, and 19 year old Billy Clanton.  There was tensions that arose between the cowboys and the Earp’s leading up to the shootout.  The cowboys were …

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Welcome to Tombstone

Welcome to Tombstone, Arizona. During the 1880’s Tombstone was bigger than Los Angeles, California. This bustling town had a lot going on in the old west. There was gambling, prostitutes, cowboys, mining, shootouts, rattlesnakes, and many other ways people could die in the west. Here are some sights you can see around Tombstone.

Perfectly Timed Photographs

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember those who are no longer with us, but are not forgotten.  This year I went to Tombstone, Arizona to see a bit of American history that is being preserved at Tombstone.  One of the most famous gun battles of the old west was the shootout at …

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