Category Archives: history

Wow!

I saw this and had to pass it along: Meet Jarno Smeets, a mechanical engineer who has invented a device that allows him to takoff, fly and land like a bird with what he calls a “semi human powered flying device”. He … Continue reading

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Badass of the week- Nikola Tesla

Image courtesy of Wikipedia If there was one man who could have been a real life super villan, he had all the tools to do it. Tesla was an undisputed super genius (possibly to the point of insanity) and had the … Continue reading

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Badass of the week- Abram Heller

Coasties get a lot of ribbing by the regular services, but these are the guys that are patrolling our shores and putting their lives on the line to save anyone who gets in harms’ way. From drug interdiction operations to … Continue reading

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Badass of the week – Cloelia (yeah, I’ve never heard of her either)

The next time your teenage daughter talks back to you, think of this woman. Sometime around 509 B.C., before it became the world dominating powerhouse we’ve all heard that it was, Rome was getting its’ ass handed to it on … Continue reading

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Badass of the week- Muhammad Ali

This week, I give you “The Greatest”- a man who rocked the boxing world with his fists and his mouth. No one could promote Ali better than Ali and he had the skills to back up his boasts. He is … Continue reading

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Badass of the week- Andrew Jackson

That is right – this week’s selection is one of our past presidents: Monday is President’s Day after all and what better way to kill two birds with one stone than to honor one! This guy is so money – literally! … Continue reading

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Badass of the Week- Ben Nyaumbe

Having another boring day at work? Well, you will appreciate that mundane job where nothing exciting happens when you read about this week’s selection. Ben is just an ordinary guy trying to make a living when something montsrous grabs him. Instead … Continue reading

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