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Legendary arms of Tomyris, Queen of Scythia

From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586) p221

Blazon: Azure a thunderbolt or shafted and winged argent


Aircraft: Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

The A-10 Thunderbolt II, commonly known as the “Warthog”, is an American ground-attack aircraft specifically designed to give close air support (CAS) to troops on the ground. 358 more words


Photos of the Day: Brooklyn's Eiffel Tower Lit at Sunset in France's Tricolor

On Sunday we happened to be on the Boardwalk in Coney Island at the very moment the lights on the Parachute Jump were switched on. Known as Brooklyn’s Eiffel Tower, the Jump is being lit in France’s tricolor to show solidarity after the Paris attacks. 142 more words


Bateson, Spears, and Ebbs in the Probate Records

Thomas Bateson died young in the 1870s. His brother Christopher Henry Bateson had preceded him in death.

Thomas and Martha Mann Bateson had 3 children: Alice, Georgia Agnes, and Thomas Remington. 75 more words

Historical Issues

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Key Visual Revealed, Hinting At A New Gundam Anime

The Official Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt’s website has released a key visual, hinting at the series getting a serialization soon. The tagline translates to “ 180 more words


Heirlooms of a different kind

I come from a long line of people living on the edge of poverty, from factory workers in the “dark Satanic mills” of Paisley, displaced agricultutal labourers trying to scrape by in the big city, to Highlanders cleared from their fertile traditional holding to tiny barren plots, to convicts arriving in a foreign land with nothing but the rotting, filthy clothes on their backs. 571 more words