Tokyo 2020’s Olympic Torch Unveiled →

March 20, 2019

Source: tokyo2020.org

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch is stunning. Bravo. The design is inspired by the cherry blossom, and apparently shares the same “aluminum extrusion technology” that’s used to build Japan’s Shinksansen (bullet trains). Regarding the torch’s physical material, the aluminum was sourced from temporary housing that was built after the Great East Japan Earthquake. I’m getting goosebumps just thinking about this torch – amazing and meaningful design.

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David Paulides’ “Missing 411” →

December 31, 2018

I just discovered David Paulides’ “Missing 411” recently, and I have no clue how that happened. It’s basically a collection of Paulides’ investigations into strange disappearances at national parks all around the USA. This stuff is totally up my alley, and I’ve completely fallen down the rabbit hole listening to his lectures over the past two weeks. I highly recommend watching a few of his videos. If you like them, he also has a series of books on the topic. I’ll be picking up a few of them shortly.

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Remember That Time We Saw Aliens?

September 11, 2016

I was browsing Reddit earlier today, and came across this thread about alien encounters. I’m a firm believer in extraterrestrial life. The universe is mind-numbingly huge, and the idea of intelligent life outside Earth isn’t crazy to me. Anyway, this thread was very interesting to me because I experienced something very similar to a few of the commenters.

Here’s the story.

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