Germany: WWII bomb uncovered in Frankfurt

Truth Troubles

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE PAKISTANI NEWS AGENCY ‘DAWN’)

A policeman walks past a blue tent covering a British World War II bomb that was found during construction works on August 30, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. —AFPBlock
A policeman walks past a blue tent covering a British World War II bomb that was found during construction works on August 30, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. —AFP

Some 70,000 people in Frankfurt will have to leave their homes this weekend in one of the biggest such evacuations in post-war Germany, police said on Wednesday, after an unexploded World War-II bomb nicknamed “blockbuster” was uncovered.

The operation on Sunday will allow for the safe defusal of the 1,400-tonne British bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster) during the war for its ability to wipe out whole streets or buildings.

The unexploded bomb was discovered on Tuesday during building work a stone’s throw from the Westend Campus of the…

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Weekly Astro Update 

Rubys Readings

Weekly Update by Ruby

End of August

Rubys Astro Readings

For all the Signs of the Zodiac:

Today is day the planet Saturn gears up to enter its last months in the sign of Sagittarius, so just like all planets it’s going through a huge shift,

This energy can feel more heavy and harsh with Saturn in its last months of being in a sign, because it will shift into the sign of Capricorn starting on December 20th of this year, and remember this affects every one of us no matter what your sign.

You might feel more aggravated or pushed to get moving in the right direction during this time. Saturn is the planet of reality and Karma! It shows us the cold, harsh truth about our lives. But it can also show us the amazing possibilities we have in store if we are willing to do the work…

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Dawn #midnighthaiku

Hue Tombs: Opulence for Eternity

What an Amazing World!

A Glimpse of Sung An Palace at Minh Mang’s Tomb

Beginning in the early 19th century, much of present-day Vietnam was once again unified after being divided by rivaling feudal lords for centuries. The Nguyen dynasty, the last dynasty in the history of Imperial Vietnam, ruled the country for more than one hundred years, a period of time marked by increasingly assertive French colonial might in the region. The palace in Hue witnessed changing tones of successive emperors toward the European power’s influence, from hostility in the early decades of the Nguyen dynasty’s rule to outright subjugation toward its final years. However, regardless of their different stances, all Nguyen emperors made sure their final resting places around the capital were showered in opulence.

Minh Mang

In 1820, Minh Mang, the fourth son of the first emperor of the Nguyen dynasty, ascended the throne at the age of 29. His 21…

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The beauty of the mountains:….. Lushan, China

Art and beauty Images for you The beauty of the mountains Lushan, China The Lushan is south of Jiujiang City in Shanxi Province, between the Yangtze River in the north and Poyang Lake in the east. …

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A Preview of Photos taken in Iceland

This is the first of a series of photos which I will post here. This is a photo of the Skogafoss waterfall taken by my wife Linda using a smartphone. I like waterfalls, more than that, this one has…

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Gullfoss Waterfall in Iceland

Those who read my blog know I have a couple of favorite subjects; namely, bridges and waterfalls. You will find plenty of them if you search for these keywords. I can assure you I like waterfalls b…

Source: Gullfoss Waterfall in Iceland

Sunset in Iceland

The Summer days in Iceland are long; maybe only two hours without daylight. The sun finally set and this is a picture gazing towards the sea. While the scene is not as orange or vivid as the ones w…

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Each Step Away 

Falling Apples

When you take a single step

from where you are

with all one’s heart,

you go to the edge of things.

Taking another step,

there is nothing left but heart

in each step

away.

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