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That Hawai’ian trip, 82 million years ago

By Jeffrey the Barak. Let’s say you are hanging out near Hilo on the big island of Hawai’i and wondering what was going on in the neighborhood, oh let’s say, 82 million years ago. Well if you had a time machine and went back 82 million years or so, you might find yourself in a […]

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The Pali Notches formed naturally.

By Jeffrey the Barak. Look Ma’uka from Kailua and you will see upon the shoulder of Konahuinui, two very square looking notches in the ridge line. Approaching Kailua on the highest part of Pali Highway from Honolulu they appear huge and close up on the right, just before you dive down through the tunnels. It […]

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The hazards of imagining countries

By Jeffrey the Barak. Nomadic tribes move independently of each other and occasionally come together to interact through trade, war, sport, cultural exchange, intermarriage, murder etc. In the dense jungles of South America and Africa and Asia, the boundaries formed by geographical features such as ridges and valleys are all it takes to keep two […]

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Errol Flynn’s Barnes Period

By Ajax Bardrick BARNES` LOST HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION UNCOVERED A handful of sparkling stardust from the glamour of old Hollywood fell on an obscure corner of South West London this week with the solution of an enduring mystery of the film actor Errol Flynn`s early life in the district. Flynn was the biggest star in Hollywood […]