The Battle Frozen In Time

Two bull moose entered into combat. Whether it was over territory or a female isn’t all that important. The result is. As their battle for male dominance raged on, their antlers became entangled. The fight eventually led the two moose down into a river. The ice-cold river quickly cooled them off as they remained entangled,…

“And I Will Give You Rest”

“Back in 1839, James Espy claimed that rain could easily be produced by heating the air. But his plan to saturate parched farmland by building great log fires across vast stretches of the American West never materialized — for which Espy’s contemporaries were probably grateful! Later in the 19th century, a new theory emerged: loud…

The Frayed Rope

A tourist wanted to visit a beautiful monastery.  The problem was, it was located 3,000 feet up a cliff.  The only way to reach it was by a terrifying ride in a basket with several men pulling it up with a single rope.  Reluctantly, the tourist and a monk climbed into the basket.  About half…

Bear Sized Problems

A story is told of two hunters that came across a bear so big that they dropped their rifles and ran for cover.  One man climbed a tree while the other hid in a nearby cave.  The bear was in no hurry to eat, so he sat down between the tree and the cave to…

Problems, Problems, Problems

“The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island.  He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.  Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store…