How to Prevent Getting Lost & What To Do If You Are Lost

How to Prevent Getting Lost & What To Do If You Are Lost

Daniel Boone Lost We can get lost in a variety of ways. I work under Daniel Boone’s precept: “I’ve never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.” While I’ve done a lot of land navigation, both day and night, and spent considerable time working...
OPERATION PAPERCLIP: A Dark Chapter in our History

OPERATION PAPERCLIP: A Dark Chapter in our History

Operation Paperclip Operation Paperclip was an OSS, Office of Strategic Services, program which brought over 1,500 Germans to the United States after World War II. The OSS was in a race with the Russians at the end of the world to reap the cream of the Nazi scientific...
Who Was Sir Richard Francis Burton?

Who Was Sir Richard Francis Burton?

Sir Richard Francis Burton Explorer, soldier, poet, translator, diplomat, spy, linguist, writer, cartographer, fencer, and more. A great and enigmatic person in history. Burton traveled the world, going to places that few westerners had ever been. Most importantly, he...
Your First Reaction Will Probably Kill You If . . .

Your First Reaction Will Probably Kill You If . . .

Chemical A gas leak in Bhopal India is considered the worst industrial accident with a death toll that has never been fixed, but was definitely over 5,000. Many died because they tried to escape. Running is the WRONG thing to do. Disasters at plants like the one in...