Of the Hand-Made Indonesian Sword Set

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SS: i bought a new set of swords from a friend who had a box of swords hand-made from Indonesia. His friend had just gotten back from indonesia and was letting him sell them. i chose a set of three swords that were a set. why are they a set ?? well i’m not going to say why, either you understand swords well enough to know or you don’t..  i will say that i tend to buy swords that are hand-made with animal heads and mixed elements. the reason is because those kinds of swords tend to have spiritual activity. these swords traveled all the way from indonesia to me.. they are now in my collection.

The Art of the Sword — “Living Soul of the Samurai”  The early japanese “deified” their swords and gave them kami names. It was not difficult to understand “how that a sword that has saved life, destroyed enemies, and performed other marvelous deeds tends to be regarded as a living being, full of strange, protective power, and therefore kami . Kami expressed in a single ideogram a variety of meanings related to tutelar beings or things divine. Thus it is not surprising to find that japanese tradition animistically linked the sword to ‘lightning’ . — Secrets of the Samurai

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    Of the Republic of Singapore Air Force Black Knights

    The Republic of Singapore Air Force Black Knights aerobatics team perform a manoeuvre during an aerial display ahead of Singapore's Golden Jubilee celebrations along the southern coast of Singapore

    The Republic of Singapore Air Force helicopters fly past with the national flag during a Golden Jubilee celebration rehearsal in Singapore

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    The Republic of Singapore Air Force Black Knights aerobatics team perform a manoeuvre during an aerial display ahead of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations along the southern coast of Singapore August 7, 2015. Singapore marks 50 years of independence on Sunday. REUTERS/Edgar Su       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

    The Republic of Singapore Air Force helicopters fly past with the national flag during a Golden Jubilee celebration rehearsal in Singapore August 1, 2015. Singapore marks 50 years of independence on Sunday. Picture taken August 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Edgar Su       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

    SNG03. Singapore (Singapore), 01/08/2015.- Crowd members wave flags as they watch a formation of twenty F-16 fighter jets from the Republic of Singapore Air Force, spelling the number 50, perform a flyby during the National Day Parade preview in Singapore, 01 August 2015. Singapore is commemorating its golden jubilee with a year-long national campaign titled ‘SG50’ in celebration of its 50th anniversary of independence from Malaysia on 09 August 2015. (Malasia, Singapur, Singapur) EFE/EPA/WALLACE WOON

    SNG07. Singapore (Singapore), 01/08/2015.- A spectator waves the Singapore flag, pictured against the City Hall building, during the National Day Parade preview in Singapore, 01 August 2015. Singapore is commemorating its golden jubilee with a year-long national campaign titled ‘SG50’ in celebration of its 50th anniversary of independence from Malaysia on 09 August 2015. (Malasia, Singapur, Singapur) EFE/EPA/WALLACE WOON

    WWO102. Singapore (Singapore), 08/08/2015.- A formation of F-16 Fighting Falcons flies above a crowd gathering on the Marina Barrage to watch an aerobatic show by the ‘Black Knights’ team during the jubilee weekend in Singapore, 08 August 2015. Singapore is celebrating its golden jubilee with a year long national campaign titled ‘SG50’ to commemorate its 50th anniversary of independence when the island nation separated from the Federation of Malaysia on 09 August 1965. (Malasia, Singapur, Singapur) EFE/EPA/WALLACE WOON

    The Republic of Singapore Air Force Black Knights aerobatics team performs a manoeuvre during an aerial display ahead of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations along the southern coast of Singapore August 8, 2015. Singapore marks 50 years of independence on Sunday. REUTERS/Edgar Su TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

    WWO101. Singapore (Singapore), 08/08/2015.- Two F-16 Fighting Falcons fly above a crowd gathering on the Marina Barrage to watch an aerobatic show by the ‘Black Knights’ team during the jubilee weekend in Singapore, 08 August 2015. Singapore is celebrating its golden jubilee with a year long national campaign titled ‘SG50’ to commemorate its 50th anniversary of independence when the island nation separated from the Federation of Malaysia on 09 August 1965. (Malasia, Singapur, Singapur) EFE/EPA/WALLACE WOON

    Marina Bay and the Singapore River are seen along with the Fullerton Hotel (bottom R), which was formerly the General Post Office, the Esplanade theatres (C) and Singapore Flyer (top R) in Singapore May 11, 2015. Singapore holds a Jubilee weekend from 7 to 10 August to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence. Fifty years ago, hundreds of small boats lined the Singapore river in the city centre. Today, most small boats are gone, except a handful of neon-lit tourist ferries. Maritime trade is still the backbone of the city-state but after decades of rapid growth Singapore, which at less than half the size of London is among the world’s most densely populated nations, is also a popular tourist destination and a thriving global financial hub. REUTERS/Edgar Su

    Tourists sit in a capsule on the Singapore flyer observatory wheel overlooking the skyline of the central business district in Singapore July 16, 2015. Singapore marks 50 years of independence in a series of Golden Jubilee celebrations on Sunday. Picture taken July 16, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su

    Singapore’s birth as a nation state came on August 9, 1965, when it was ejected from the Malaysian federation following a stormy two-year union (AFP Photo/Roslan Rahman)

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    Tourists sit in a capsule on the Singapore flyer observatory wheel overlooking the skyline of the central business district in Singapore

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      Of the Five Erupting Indonesian Volcanoes

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      SS: it appears the super-plume under indonesia may be expanding again .. five volanoes is now in eruption in the region .. Sinabung continues to vent the super-volcano Toba .. what is causing the new spout of activity ?? i do not believe mahabharata weapons have been in use lately since the louisiana methane sinkhole catastrophe.. therefore, it must be activity coming from the sun. are we getting a lot of arouras ?? maybe.. seems to been some red auroras seen from the space station recently and red auroras are the strongest. that means our magnetosphere has not been collapsing and instead is allowing the auroras to heat the core of the earth which results in magma expansion.

      Mt. Sinabung, Raung eruptions put business, tourism in jeopardy August 07 2015 The ongoing eruptions of Mount Sinabung in Karo regency, North Sumatra, and Mount Raung in East Java over the past weeks have caused a considerable amount of material and non-material damage, as they have severely disrupted the activities of locals and residents of neighboring regions. On Thursday, volcanic ash from Mt. Sinabung blanketed the city of Berastagi, a popular tourist destination located 30 kilometers from the mountain and the regency’s capital city of Kabanjahe.

      Kabanjahe Gelap Akibat Abu Sinabung Jumat, 7 Agustus 2015 [MEDAN] Erupsi Gunung Sinabung membuat Kota Kabanjahe, Kabupaten Tanah Karo, Sumatera Utara (Sumut), menjadi gelap akibat diselimuti abu vulkanik gunung merapi itu. “Abu vulkanik itu masih dirasakan masyarakat sampai malam ini. Udara di sini sudah tidak sehat lagi,” ujar seorang pengungsi di Kabanjahe, Daniel Sembiring (40), Kamis (6/8). Sembiring mengatakan, erupsi Gunung Sinabung berlangsung sejak pagi hari. Gunung merapi ini kembali erupsi setelah beberapa hari tidak memperlihatkan aktivitasnya.

      Akibat debu Gunung Raung, maskapai Australia batalkan penerbangan ke Bali 7 Agustus 2015 Debu vulkanis Gunung Raung kembali membuat sejumlah maskapai membatalkan penerbangan ke Bali. Kali ini, dua maskapai Australia, Virgin Australia dan Jetstar memutuskan tidak menerbangkan pesawat mereka dari dan ke Bali lantaran debu vulkanis Gunung Raung menutupi jalur penerbangan. Dalam pernyataan resmi, Virgin mengatakan ‘kondisi hari ini tetap tidak cocok untuk beroperasi ke dan dari Bandara Denpasar’.

      Five Volcanoes Erupt In Indonesia, Blanketing Skies In Ash 2015 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eruptions of ash at five volcanoes shrouded the skies over parts of the Indonesian archipelago Wednesday, forcing three airports to close. Mount Raung on Java island blasted ash and debris up to 2,000 meters (6,560 feet) into the air after rumbling for several weeks, government volcanologist Surono said. Ash erupted also from Gamalama and Dukono mountains on the Moluccas islands chain, Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island and Mount Karangetang on Siau island, darkening the skies, Surono said.

      Eruptions of ash from North Sumatra’s Mount Sinabung volcano shrouded the skies over parts of the Indonesian archipelago on Thursday. (July 23)

      FUL58. Banyuwangi (Indonesia), 12/07/2015.- Residents ride motorcycle near the Mount Raung as its spews volcanic ash at Sumber Arum village in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia, 12 July 2015. A volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s Java island has forced the closure of four airports, including those on the popular tourist islands of Bali. Mount Raung, located in East Java province, has been spewing ash and rocks since June, prompting authorities to raise its alert to the second highest level EFE/EPA/FULLY HANDOKO

      FUL60. Banyuwangi (Indonesia), 12/07/2015.- Mount Raung spews volcanic ash seen from Sumber Arum village in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia, 12 July 2015. A volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s Java island has forced the closure of four airports, including those on the popular tourist islands of Bali. Mount Raung, located in East Java province, has been spewing ash and rocks since June, prompting authorities to raise its alert to the second highest level EFE/EPA/FULLY HANDOKO

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        Of the “Winged Comet” Q1 Panstarrs Beehive Galaxy ‘Beehive Crown’

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        SS: Q1 Panstarrs has made it’s Beehive Crown passage as it passed near the Beehive Galaxy. the two skymaps above show the passage as the  “Winged Comet” made it’s passage on the 14 -20 July 2015 .. the moon formed a triangle with the Q1 Panstarrs comet on 17 July 2015 and the Beehive Galaxy before occulting the comet as it aligned with the precession star Regulus on 18 – 19 July 2015.

        Comet PanSTARRS and a Crescent Moon A comet has brightened quickly and unexpectedly. Discovered last year, Comet C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS) is expected to be visible now for a few days to the unaided eye, just after sunset, from some locations. The comet rounded the Sun on July 6 and apparently has shed quite a bit of gas and dust. Today it is now as close as it will ever get to the Earth, which is another factor in its recent great apparent brightness and the large angular extent of its tails. In the featured image taken two days ago, Comet PanSTARRS is seen sporting a short white dust tail fading to the right, and a long blue ion tail pointing away from the recently set Sun. A crescent moon dominates the image center. Tomorrow, Comet PannSTARRS will pass only 7 degrees away from a bright Jupiter, with even brighter Venus nearby. Due to its proximity to the Sun, the comet and its tails may best be seen in the sunset din with binoculars or cameras using long-duration exposures.

        Comet PanSTARRS, Moon, and Venus It is the object to the left of the big tree that’s generating much recent excitement. If you look closely, there you can see Comet PanSTARRS, complete with two tails. During July, this comet has increased markedly in brightness and has just passed its closest approach to Earth. The statuesque tree in the center is a Norfolk Island Pine, and to either side of this tree are New Zealand Pohutukaw trees. Over the trees, far in the distance, are bright Venus and an even brighter crescent Moon. If you look even more closely, you can find Jupiter hidden in the branches of the pine. The featured image was taken a few days ago in Fergusson Park, New Zealand, looking over Tauranga Harbour Inlet. In the coming days and weeks, Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) will slowly move away from the Sun and the Earth, drift deep into southern skies, and fade.

        Mayan Astronomy The Maya made daytime observations of Venus. Venus had a psychological effect upon the Maya and other Mesoamerican cultures, it has been shown that the Maya were timing some of their wars based on the stationary points of Venus and Jupiter.

        PRAESAEPE A cluster of stars better known by the name the “Beehive Cluster”, or the Latin equivalent, Praesepe, which not only means a “hive” but also a “Manger”, or “Crib”. The name Beehive derives from the appearance of a swarm of stars in a dance of activity. In Orphic teaching, souls were symbolized by bees, not only because of the association with honey but also because they migrate from the hive in swarms, since it was held that souls ‘swarm’.

        Ancient Egyptians and the Constellations The Ancient Egyptians’ knowledge of geometry and Precession is clearly demonstrated on the Nermer Plate. The centre point is the tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown. Line One is through the Club. Line Two bisects the Crown. This creates four angles each of 90 degrees. Line Three is the horizontal at the tip of the Crown. Line Four is the vertical through the tip of the Crown. Already the formation of angles of 30 degrees can be observed. The tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown becomes a dot within a circle; the Ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for Ra and the concept of Precession. It is the pinnacle of the Axis Munde around which the heavens appear to revolve. (See Part 5) A revolution through the heavens of twelve 30-degree segments can take one year or, in the case of Precession of the Ages of the Zodiac, 25920 years. The division of the heavens into twelve 30-degree segments gives the appearance of a starburst. A further division into 15-degree segments creates the 24-hour day.

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        SS: Q1 Panstarrs was not alone.. the Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 ‘Vanguard Comet’ went into OUTBURST on 14 July 2015 in the Mayan Hunab Ku near Pluto and the stars of the stars Shaula and Sargas in Scorpio. .the star Shaula is also known as the ‘Sting of the Scorpion’. the SW1 comet will remain in OUTBURST for about two weeks during the entire Q1 Panstarrs perihelion passage. 

        Serqet /ˈsɜrˌkɛt/, also known as Selket, Serket or Selcis /ˈsɛlsɨs/, is the goddess of healing venomous stings and bites in Egyptian mythology, originally the deification of the scorpion.[2] Scorpion stings lead to paralysis and Serket’s name describes this, as it means (she who) tightens the throat, however, Serket’s name also can be read as meaning (she who) causes the throat to breathe, and so, as well as being seen as stinging the unrighteous, Serket was seen as one who could cure scorpion stings and the effects of other venoms such as snake bites. In Ancient Egyptian art, Serket was shown as a scorpion (a symbol found on the earliest artifacts of the culture, such as the protodynastic period), or as a woman with a scorpion on her head. Although Serket does not appear to have had any temples, she had a sizable number of priests in many communities.

        Theta Scorpii (θ Sco, θ Scorpii) is a star in the southern zodiac constellation of Scorpius. It has the traditional name Sargas, of Sumerian origin.[10] In Chinese, it is referred to as 尾宿五 (Mandarin: wěi xiù wǔ), the Fifth Star of the Tail.[citation needed] The apparent visual magnitude of this star is +1.87,[2] making it readily visible to the naked eye and one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It is sufficiently near that the distance can be measured directly using the parallax technique, which yields an estimate of roughly 300 light years (90 parsecs).[1]

        Lambda Scorpii (λ Sco, λ Scorpii) is a blue star and the second brightest star system in the constellation Scorpius, and one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky. It has the Bayer designation λ despite being the second brightest in its constellation. It has the traditional name Shaula, which comes from the Arabic الشولاء al-šawlā´ meaning the raised [tail], as it is found in the tail of the scorpion (Scorpius). It is known as Wei Xiu Ba 尾宿八 (the Eighth Star of the Tail) in Chinese.

        Shaula: The Sting of Scorpius November 25, 2013 Shaula, also known as Lambda Scorpii, is the second-brightest star in the southern constellation Scorpius (which is visible in much of the Northern Hemisphere). Like many of the bright stars close to Earth, Shaula is actually more than one star. Astronomers have confirmed it is made up of two stars, and there could be a third one given that the star system is producing more X-rays than expected, according to astronomer David Darling. The star’s name is an Arabic word that means “the stinger.” Indeed, it forms the end of the hook-shaped stinger in the Zodiac constellation.

        Vanguard (military formation) The vanguard is the leading part of an advancing military formation. It has a number of functions, including seeking out the enemy and securing ground in advance of the main force. The vanguard derives from the traditional division of a medieval army into three battles or wards; the Van, the Main (or Middle), and Rear.[1] The term Vanguard originates with the medieval French avant-garde, i.e. the ward in front. The vanguard would lead the line of march and would deploy first on the field of battle, either in front of the other wards or to the right if they stood in line..

        MAYAN BEE GOD There is still another point which should be considered. It is in the Maya Puuc area, that a bee god becomes very important, more important than God L. In the Mississippi area, also, there are references to a “bee” god, but the Inca have no such designation for this “god.” Ophiuchus has a square frame with a pointed roof-like top and two side flanges (where the radish images seem to reside). On the left side, the wider flange (as the North of the Equator view) connects at the top with the Milky Way, where there is a break in the star trail. With this version, or artistic representation, the constellation has the appearance of bees coming into or leaving a hive. In spite of the lack, the Inca version of a god is shown as a serpent holder with a pointed hat which appears to fit into top of the Ophiuchus constellation. Also, the coat of arms of the Inca shows a serpent that is attached to each side of the royal headband (almost as earrings)

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          Of the Pakistani Rangers

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          LHR04. Lahore (Pakistan), 29/06/2015.- A Pakistani security official stands guard near the site of a suicide bomb blast during an operation against militants, in Lahore, Pakistan, 29 June 2015. According to media reports a suicide bomber blew up himself and three others were killed in a joint operation carried out by Pakistani police and intelligence agencies in Rachna Town and Khan Colony near GT road, Lahore on the early hours of 29 June. EFE/EPA/RAHAT DAR

          Pakistan’s Brigadier Waseem, Sector Commander, salutes Indian Border Security Force soldiers as they meet at the India Pakistan border during an annual fair at Chamliyal, 46 kilometers (29 miles) south of Jammu, India, Thursday, June 25, 2015. On the fourth Thursday of every June, a festival dedicated to Saint Baba Dalip Singh is celebrated on two places on either sides of the border, one at Chamliyal in Indian territory and the other at Saidanwali in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

          Pakistan Rangers stand before taking their positions during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the Rangers Shooting & Saddle Club (RSSC) on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan, February 24, 2015. Pakistan’s main opposition party on Thursday accused the powerful army of trying to usurp the powers of a provincial government, intensifying a showdown between the military and politicians in Pakistan’s biggest and richest city. Picture taken February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

          Pakistan Rangers walk with their weapons during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the Rangers Shooting & Saddle Club (RSSC) on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan, February 24, 2015. Pakistan’s main opposition party on Thursday accused the powerful army of trying to usurp the powers of a provincial government, intensifying a showdown between the military and politicians in Pakistan’s biggest and richest city. Picture taken February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

          Pakistan Rangers take their positions during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the Rangers Shooting & Saddle Club (RSSC) on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan, February 24, 2015. Pakistan’s main opposition party on Thursday accused the powerful army of trying to usurp the powers of a provincial government, intensifying a showdown between the military and politicians in Pakistan’s biggest and richest city. Picture taken February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

          Pakistan Rangers soldiers stand before taking their positions during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the RSSC on the outskirts of Karachi

          Pakistan Rangers walk with their weapons during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the Rangers Shooting & Saddle Club (RSSC) on the outskirts of Karachi

          Pakistan Rangers take their positions during a counter-terrorism training demonstration at the Rangers Shooting & Saddle Club (RSSC) on the outskirts of Karachi

            Of the Turkish Frontlines

            A Turkish soldier stands guard while smoke rises in the Syrian town of Kobani as it is seen from the Turkish border town of Suruc

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            Turkish soldiers stand guard near the Mursitpinar border gate in Suruc in Sanliurfa province as smoke rises in the Syrian town of Kobani in the background

            A Turkish soldier stands guard while smoke rises in the Syrian town of Kobani as it is seen from the Turkish border town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, June 26, 2015. An attack by Islamic State fighters on the Syrian town of Kobani and a nearby village has so far killed at least 146 civilians, the second-biggest massacre by the hardline group in the country, a conflict monitor said on Friday. Islamic State entered Kobani at the Turkish border on Thursday and clashes have continued with Kurdish YPG forces in the town, also known as Ayn al-Arab, said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.REUTERS/Murad Sezer

            Turkish soldiers stand guard in the border town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, June 26, 2015. An attack by Islamic State fighters on the Syrian town of Kobani and a nearby village has so far killed at least 146 civilians, the second-biggest massacre by the hardline group in the country, a conflict monitor said on Friday. Islamic State entered Kobani at the Turkish border on Thursday and clashes have continued with Kurdish YPG forces in the town, also known as Ayn al-Arab, said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.REUTERS/Murad Sezer

            Turkish soldiers stand guard near the Mursitpinar border gate in Suruc in Sanliurfa province as smoke rises in the Syrian town of Kobani in the background June 27, 2015. An explosion hit the Syrian town of Kobani on Saturday, a witness said, sending plumes of smoke into the air days after the town suffered an attack by Islamic State militants that killed at least 145 people. The cause of the explosion, which appeared to come from the centre of the town, was not immediately clear, said a Reuters cameraman who was near the town at the Turkish border. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

            A Turkish Army military vehicle leaves its base in Suruc, bordering the Syrian town of Suruc, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, June 26, 2015. An attack by Islamic State fighters on the Syrian town of Kobani and a nearby village has so far killed at least 146 civilians, the second-biggest massacre by the hardline group in the country, a conflict monitor said on Friday. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

            A Turkish Army military vehicle leaves its base in Suruc, bordering the Syrian town of Suruc, in Sanliurfa province

              Of the Malibu Mermaid

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              SS: the following is a true story that happened during my trip to Southern California on the 19, 20, 21 June 2015. I was visiting Malibu, which happens to be my favorite place in all of California, visiting the beach. I visited three different beaches: Malibu, Zuma, and Paradise Cove. I had already visited Malibu and Zuma on 19th of June that are the same two beaches I had visited in my prior Southern California beach run. I decided that on 20th June 2015, that Saturday morning I would explore Paradise Cove. That is when my trip became a little more interesting.

              SS: i arrived at Paradise Cove early. At around 8am when the fog was just starting to lift. Istarted walking the beach. There was only a few people there. I am a slow walker because i stop a lot and mess around and explore and stuff. I was walking the beach northwards towards Zuma beach which lies about five mile north of Paradise Cove. I walked about half a mile when I ran into a beautiful mermaid. I couldn’t believe my eyes. Right before my eyes was a beautiful blonde haired mermaid. I was in shock at first. I couldn’t believe it. Of all the things for me to run into……i ran into a real live mermaid.

              SS: I talk to her for a moment. I watched her crawl into the water and disappear into the ocean. i kept walking northwards along the beach and she happen to be swimming northwards when I decided to capture some video of her. I am not that great of a video person yet. I caught a couple good shots of her.

              SS: the turht is… she is a mermaid. Her name is Heather and she is the malibue Mermaid. She happen to be there for a little girls birthday. she slips in at one part of the paradise cove beach and then swims northward and waits for the birthday girl to show up. she then swims onto shore and gives the little girl a mermaid tail for her birthday. It was a birthday party that i happen to stumble upon while walking the paradise cove…which btw might be my new favorite beach. it is beautiful there.

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                Of the Conquest of Constantinople Turkish Stars

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                Turkish Stars, the aerobatic team of the Turkish Air Force, perform during a ceremony to mark the 562nd anniversary of the conquest of the city by Ottoman Turks, in Istanbul

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                Turkish Navy frigate TCG GEDIZ docked at a port upon arrival in Manila

                Turkish warship visits Manila June 17, 2015 She said the visit of frigate Gediz will not only contribute to the strengthening of bilateral relations, “it will also foster the ties between the armed forces of the two friendly countries. She said she is lucky that during her posting here one-and-a-half years ago, she saw Turkish Airlines have started operating out of Manila. She announced that a Turkish officer has been appointed to Manila last August 2013, to speed up efforts of military cooperation between the two countries. “And now a Turkish frigate is here, who knows we will start a maritime ships coming and going from Turkey to the Philippines in the next few years.”

                The Turkish forces’ aerobatic demonstration team perform during a rally to commemorate the anniversary of the city’s conquest by the Ottoman Turks, Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 30, 2015. The AKP party, which has been ruling Turkey since 2002, is running in the upcoming general elections which are to be held on June 7, 2015, where approximately 56 million Turkish voters are eligible to cast their ballots to elect the 550 members of the Grand National Assembly. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

                Turkish Stars, the aerobatic team of the Turkish Air Force, perform over a member of Turkish police counter attack team guarding President Tayyip Erdogan, as he stands guards during a ceremony to mark the 562nd anniversary of the conquest of the city by Ottoman Turks, in Istanbul, Turkey, May 30, 2015.  REUTERS/Murad Sezer

                BUC09. Bucharest (Romania), 20/06/2015.- Turkish Stars aerobatic team participate on NF-5 supersonic aircrafts at the Bucharest International Air Show at Baneasa airport, northern Bucharest, Romania, 20 June 2015. (Rumanía, Bucarest) EFE/EPA/BOGDAN CRISTEL

                Turkish Navy frigate TCG GEDIZ docks at the south harbor pier for a 4-day port call upon arrival in Manila June 15, 2015. The goodwill visit of the TCG GEDIZ is part of the Turkish government’s effort to strengthen their bilateral ties with the Philippines, a statement from the embassy of Turkey in Manila said. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

                BUC05. Bucharest (Romania), 20/06/2015.- Turkish Stars aerobatic team participate on NF-5 supersonic aircrafts at the Bucharest International Air Show at Baneasa airport, northern Bucharest, Romania, 20 June 2015. (Rumanía, Bucarest) EFE/EPA/BOGDAN CRISTEL

                BUC01. Bucharest (Romania), 20/06/2015.- Turkish Stars aerobatic team participate on NF-5 supersonic aircrafts at the Bucharest International Air Show at Baneasa airport, northern Bucharest, Romania, 20 June 2015. (Rumanía, Bucarest) EFE/EPA/BOGDAN CRISTEL

                People wave Turkish flags as they watch the Turkish forces’ aerobatic demonstration team perform during a rally to commemorate the anniversary of the city’s conquest by the Ottoman Turks, Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 30, 2015. The AKP party, which has been ruling Turkey since 2002, is running in the upcoming general elections which are to be held on June 7, 2015, where approximately 56 million Turkish voters are eligible to cast their ballots to elect the 550 members of the Grand National Assembly. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

                Turkish soldiers wearing Ottoman-era uniforms perform in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 30, 2015 during a rally to commemorate the anniversary of city’s conquest by the Ottoman Turks. Istanbul, once known with the name Constantinople as the capital of the Byzantine Empire was conquered by Ottoman Turks in 1453. AKP, first with Erdogan as a leader and currently with Davutoglu had been ruling Turkey since 2002, and it is running for election in the upcoming June 7, 2015 general election, where approximately 56 million Turkish voters are eligible to cast their ballots to elect the 550 members of the Grand National Assembly. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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                  Of the Mount Sinabung Eruption

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                  Mt. Sinabung, Raung eruptions put business, tourism in jeopardy August 07 2015 The ongoing eruptions of Mount Sinabung in Karo regency, North Sumatra, and Mount Raung in East Java over the past weeks have caused a considerable amount of material and non-material damage, as they have severely disrupted the activities of locals and residents of neighboring regions. On Thursday, volcanic ash from Mt. Sinabung blanketed the city of Berastagi, a popular tourist destination located 30 kilometers from the mountain and the regency’s capital city of Kabanjahe.

                  Kabanjahe Gelap Akibat Abu Sinabung Jumat, 7 Agustus 2015 [MEDAN] Erupsi Gunung Sinabung membuat Kota Kabanjahe, Kabupaten Tanah Karo, Sumatera Utara (Sumut), menjadi gelap akibat diselimuti abu vulkanik gunung merapi itu. “Abu vulkanik itu masih dirasakan masyarakat sampai malam ini. Udara di sini sudah tidak sehat lagi,” ujar seorang pengungsi di Kabanjahe, Daniel Sembiring (40), Kamis (6/8). Sembiring mengatakan, erupsi Gunung Sinabung berlangsung sejak pagi hari. Gunung merapi ini kembali erupsi setelah beberapa hari tidak memperlihatkan aktivitasnya.

                  DEN26. Karo (Indonesia), 13/06/2015.- Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic ash as seen from Tiga Pancur village, in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 13 June 2015. Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano spewed searing ash and gas, a week after authorities told residents to evacuate a 7-kilometre danger zone. The alert in North Sumatra province was raised to the highest level last week as authorities fear its growing lava dome could collapse any time. More than 2,700 people have been evacuated to safer areas in Karo district, where the volcano is located. EFE/EPA/DEDI SAHPUTRA

                  DEN25. Karo (Indonesia), 13/06/2015.- Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic ash as seen from Jeraya village, in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 13 June 2015. Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano spewed searing ash and gas, a week after authorities told residents to evacuate a 7-kilometre danger zone. The alert in North Sumatra province was raised to the highest level last week as authorities fear its growing lava dome could collapse any time. More than 2,700 people have been evacuated to safer areas in Karo district, where the volcano is located. EFE/EPA/DEDI SAHPUTRA

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                    Of the Galapagos Wolf Volcano Eruption

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                    The wolf volcano in the Galapagos erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening the fragile ecosystem of rare species on which Darwin based his theory of evolution. (ABC7 News Screen Capture)

                    The Wolf volcano spews smoke and lava on Isabela Island, in this May 25, 2015 handout photograph provided by the Galapagos National Park. A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands erupted in the early hours of Monday, the local authorities said, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas. The roughly 1.7-kilometer (1.1-mile) high Wolf volcano is located on Isabela Island, home to a rich variety of flora and fauna typical of the archipelago that helped inspire Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution following his 1835 visit. REUTERS/Galapagos National Park/Diego Paredes/Handout via Reuters

                    The Wolf volcano spews smoke and lava on Isabela Island, in this May 25, 2015 handout photograph provided by the Galapagos National Park

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