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Ten 'N.Koreans' drift into Japanese waters: coastguard

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Dozens of North Korean boats wash up in Japan every year

Japan will investigate 10 people who have signalled they are from North Korea after their dilapidated boat drifted into waters off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, officials said Thursday. 223 more words

Current Affairs

USS PORTLAND (LPD 27) Commissioning - April 2018, Get Your Tickets Now!

At our brunch on 11 November, Companion CAPT David Todd (USN-Ret) gave us a great heads-up for the commissioning ceremonies of the USS PORTLAND (LPD 27), which will take place on 21 April 2018 in Portland, Oregon, the city for which it is named. 203 more words


Starset Premiere "Satellite" Video

Starset have premiered a new video for their song “Satellite.” This song is from the band’s latest album “Vessels.”


1770 Roman Find in Blantyre

A newspaper article from nearly 250 years ago! From the Middlesex Journal London, May 17th – 19th 1770.

“A few days ago, while some labourers were employed in sinking a well at Blantyre in Scotland, they dug up a couple of copper vessels full of antique Roman silver coins, struck in the reign of Augustus.” 141 more words

Blantyre Oddities

Singapore navy commissions 2 new littoral mission vessels

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Two more littoral mission vessels (LMV) from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) have become fully operational, with a commissioning ceremony held at Changi Naval Base on Tuesday (Nov 14).  314 more words

Current Affairs

Fire and Clay

By: William Lycholaj

Clay has a history reaching back thousands of years, and up until recently all of that clay was fired in the heat of a flame. 139 more words