Operation Cassowary: Eating Live Worms That Taste Like Raw Eggs

The Kings Creek Station (no apostrophe) is a wide open space in the middle of the desert where several of us had a chance to throw our wooden boomerangs from the Cairns Night Markets. It was good fun throwing them around the field in our campsites, and although we broke most of them, we had … Continue reading Operation Cassowary: Eating Live Worms That Taste Like Raw Eggs

Indianapolis Side Trip: Indianapolis Children’s Museum

The outside of this museum literally has a dinosaur with a long neck sticking its head through the ceiling; the interiors are equally great. In the main atrium of the Indianapolis Children's Museum, the largest one in the world, is a massive multistory glass statue named "Fireworks of Glass." Four stories tall, it brims with … Continue reading Indianapolis Side Trip: Indianapolis Children’s Museum

A Historical Analysis of Disney- Intro

It's hard to imagine a company with a more profound impact on popular culture than Disney. Since its conception in the early twentieth century, Disney has taken over all sorts of media and given birth to movies (live and animated), TV shows, video games, theme parks in four countries on three continents, a travel agency, … Continue reading A Historical Analysis of Disney- Intro

Indianapolis Side Trip: Indiana State Museum

Indiana was admitted to the Union on December 11, 1816, as the nineteenth state. Here in Indianapolis, the state's historical and natural heritage is on display at the Indiana State Museum. There are several interesting exhibits here, including a pendulum clock, potential explanations of the Indianan nickname "Hoosier," and the 13,500 year old skeleton of … Continue reading Indianapolis Side Trip: Indiana State Museum