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“Dreaming I Die” is LIVE!

I am thrilled to announce that the third and final installment in my Dreaming Trilogy, “Dreaming I Die,” is now live on in paperback or Kindle editions. Took me four years to write these three novels. I wrote them in such a way that they can all be read independently of one another, but they make the most sense when read in order. All three books now have slightly different covers that show off the cover paintings much better. #Fiction #HistoricalThrillers #LucidDreaming

1st book:

2nd book:

The The Slow Mo Guys got a new toy – a probe lens:

“Summer Meadow” by Swedish artist Anna Billing (1849-1927).

Bird whisperer and animal rescuer A Chick Called Albert knew just what to do when a bird hit his window. “I ran outside, a young blackbird had just hit my window. I wasn’t sure if she was going to make it. Here’s what you should you do in case you find a bird like this.”

This Canada lynx in mid-leap was captured by photographer Jeff Wendorff.

YouTuber and NASA scientist Mark Rober says, “Since I was a little kid I always wondered what it would be like to swim in a pool of Jello. Turns out it is really difficult. We heated up the Gelatin in 55 gallon drums and then used gravity to put that jello into the pool.”


Sunrise over the Royal Azalea, South Korea, by photographer Oh Iksoo.

I used to be a fairly advanced figure skater. There’s an unwritten rule on the ice: less-advanced skaters yield to more-advanced skaters. High-level skaters need more room and speed to practice, and you’d better get the hell out of their way if you know what’s good for you. The problem is, when you have half a dozen highly-advanced skaters who are all about the same level sharing the same ice, crashes happen, because none of these skaters are accustomed to yielding to anyone on their home ice. Here are three pretty spectacular crashes that have happened. The first two, the skaters were able to continue after recovering themselves. The third one, though, is pretty brutal – there’s blood and he needed help getting off the ice.

Ice-dancing couples Lynn Kriengkrairut & Logan Gjulietti-Schmitt (USA) crash into Cathy & Chris Reed (JPN) at the 2011 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Sapporo, Japan, during warm-ups. Both went on to perform:

A crash between Japan’s Midori Ito and France’s Laetitia Hubert during warmups for the 1991 World Figure Skating Championships:

And finally, Japanese gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu crashed with Chinese champion Yan Han at the warmup session of International Skating Union’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Shanghai, November 8, 2014:


Another Canada lynx by photographer Les Piccolo. Look at the size of those FEET!

Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, takes a look at spy scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.

Sunrise over a Balinese boat at Karang beach, Bali, Indonesia, by C. Bezerra Photos.

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