Friday, March 5, 2021

Sugar Plum Fairy by Tchaikovsky Glass duo Live (glass harp)


 

 

 

 

 

Today's click through is to a well known Musical piece

but it is performed in a most unusual way.

What do you mean 'in an unusual way' ? you ask.

Well instead of an Orchestra

this is performed on custom made glasses called a Glass Harp.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Sugar Plum Fairy by Tchaikovsky Glass duo Live (glass harp)

 

 

 

 

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Most difficult landing in the world


 There are several airports in the world that are really difficult

The one we will see today is located in Chagual Peru.

It's Elevation is 3967.0 feet

and the runway is short and narrow
measuring 3937 x 59 feet  ( 1200 x 18 meters)

Check out this landing.

HERE'S THE LINK TO THE Most difficult landing in the world (Peru)

 

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Christ our Redeemer

 

 

“For I know that my redeemer liveth,
and that He shall stand at the latter day
upon the earth”

        Job 19:25 kjv

 

This passage from Job, the oldest book in the Bible, speaks about Jesus Christ, The Redeemer.

Today's brief devotional thought will explain this passage.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Christ our Redeemer

 

 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Oldest known living Sentinel visits tomb of Unknown Soldier

You have surely watched with awe the precision of the Guards of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery, USA.

Today's click through shows the visit of the oldest still living Guard as he returns for a visit.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Oldest known living Sentinel visits tomb of Unknown Soldier

 

 
 

Monday, March 1, 2021

How do Solar Panels Work

 

There is a lot of talk these days about other forms of energy.

One of the most often mentioned alternative energy source is Solar.

So today our click through will tell us How Solar panels work.

This is really interesting.

HERE'S THE LINK TO How do Solar Panels Work

 

 

Tiny baby Stoat

I had never heard of a stoat before

but this is a really cute critter.

The link today tells about a baby stoat who somehow was abandoned by its mother but was found by Robert who cared for her and … … ...

well that is enough of the story --

To see this cute cute critter and hear what happened

HERE'S THE LINK TO Tiny baby stoat has the best reaction when she meets something like her

 

 
 

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Hear the other worldly sounds of skating on thin ice

Who would skate on thin ice? you ask.

Well, I wondered about that also.

But apparently is a popular thing to do.

Today's click through will explain and show you.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Hear the other worldly sounds of skating on thin ice

 

 
 

Friday, February 26, 2021

Greenland and Iceland Compared


 

 

 

 

 

 

Several DIT'ers have been to both places and will find today's DIT very interesting.

But, even if you have not been to these rather remote locations

you will find this short video very interesting.

It is definitely a Must Watch !!!

HERE'S THE LINK TO Greenland and Iceland Compared

 

 

 

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Teaching Universe

“The heavens declare the glory of God;
and the firmament sheweth His handywork.
Day unto day uttereth speech,
and night unto night sheweth knowledge”

               (Psalm 19:1,2).

For a brief explanation of this verse from the Book of Psalms

HERE'S THE LINK TO The Teaching Universe

 

 
 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Inside the Svalbard Seed Vault

Seed Vault?

What is that?

Where is it?

And why is there a seed vault anyway?

Today's Click Through has these answers and more.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Inside the Svalbard Seed Vault

 

 
 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Why do electric plugs have holes?

You might not have noticed until today's DIT called your attention to it

but have you noticed that electric plugs have holes?

I hadn't paid any attention to them either.

But now that we have mentioned them -- the next question is

WHY do electric plugs have holes?

The answer will probably surprise you.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Why do electric plugs have holes?

 

 

 
 

Monday, February 22, 2021

Tower imploded with smoke monster created

Wow!   This is amazing.

The implosion is enough to be worth the viewing

but the smoke monster that was created is really something else.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Tower imploded with smoke monster created

 

 
 

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Riding to the top of the Gateway Arch in the Tram Car

It's Saturday and since most of us are still locked down because of the virus and can't go anywhere

let's take a vicarious vacation to St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

And specifically let's go to the top of the big famous Arch

And see what we can see of St. Louis.

In the past few years the old tram car to the top has been updated and replaced.

We will be riding in the new car.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Riding to the top of the Gateway Arch in the Tram Car: What it's like and what you can see of St. Louis

 

 
 

Friday, February 19, 2021

White as Snow

Since The groundhog saw his shadow in the location in which this DIT'er lives

We are still having 6 more weeks of winter.

And in many places that mean SNOW.

But did you know that there are many places in the Bible where Snow is mentioned?

Yes, thought you did.

Today let's look at one of those places in our brief devotional thought.

HERE"S THE LINK TO White as snow

 

 
 

Thursday, February 18, 2021

What's the Northernmost town in the World?

Well, yesterday we saw a really really cold area producing an ice volcano.

Today let's go to another cold location.

I think you will find this interesting

And several DIT'ers have actually been there -- so I know they will find this interesting.

HERE'S THE LINK TO What's the Northernmost town in the World?

 

 
 

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Ice volcano is growing in Letchworth State Park

 

A friend of DIT (Daily Interesting Things) found this link and told us about it.

What is it? You ask.

Well as the article accompanying the video states:

There is a fountain in the middle of a pond in Letchworth State park.

This park is located in NY state, near Rochester.

In the winter time the water freezes and

Well Check this out

HERE'S THE LINK TO The Ice volcano is growing in Letchworth State Park

 

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

What's it like to ride in the world's fastest zip line!

Well since you are probably not going to buy a private Jet after seeing yesterday's DIT

but

you probably still want to fly through the air --

so today's DIT will give you a chance.

So without further ado

HERE'S THE LINK TO What's it like to ride in the world's fastest zip line!

 

 
 

Monday, February 15, 2021

The Real cost of Owning a Private Jet


 

 

 

 

Hmmm

Have you been thinking about having a private Jet to whisk you here and there?

Well before you get out your check book

Check out this link.

You might want to put the checkbook back in the drawer.

HERE'S THE LINK TO The Real cost of Owning a Private Jet

 

 

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Sunday Hymn: Love lifted me

Here are the words:  Sing or hum along   

And HERE'S THE LINK to the music

 

I was sinking deep in sin, Far from the peaceful shore,
Very deeply stained within, Sinking to rise no more;
But the Master of the sea Heard my despairing cry,
From the waters lifted me, Now safe am I.
Love lifted me! Love lifted me!
When nothing else could help, Love lifted me.
Love lifted me! Love lifted me!
When nothing else could help, Love lifted me.

2 All my heart to Him I give,
Ever to Him I'll cling,
In His blessed presence live,
Ever His praises sing.
Love so mighty and so true
Merits my soul's best songs;
Faithful, loving service, too,
To Him belongs. [Refrain]


3 Souls in danger, look above,
Jesus completely saves;
He will lift you by His love
Out of the angry waves.
He's the Master of the sea,
Billows His will obey;
He your Savior wants to be–
Be saved today. [Refrain]

HERE'S THE LINK TO Love Lifted me

 

 

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate

Now this is a house! 

Or maybe a mansion -- or maybe a Castle.

It has 43 bathrooms and took 6 years to build.

Today's click through will give you some amazing views and details.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate: 6 years to build, 43 bathrooms

 

 

 

 
 

Friday, February 12, 2021

The Unknown Creator

 

“He was in the world,
and the world was made by Him,
and the world knew Him not”

         John 1: 10 kjv

This verse is even more profound than on first reading.

For a brief explanation as to Why it is such an important verse

HERE'S THE LINK to The Unknown Creator

 

 

 

 
 

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Inside the other Channel Tunnel you don't normally see

Well, it is time for another vicarious trip.

And actually, this is a trip you probably would not be able to do even if you were able to travel.

What is it? you ask.

Well, as you know, there is an underwater tunnel that goes from England (Britain) to France.

You can ride in it using the high speed Train.

Actually there are 3 tunnels, 

two which you might ride in using the train

but the third one is the one we will visit today.

It is the tunnel you don't normally see but it is absolutely essential.

It's purpose is to provide access to the two train tunnels for maintenance, evacuations, and more.

Fascinating.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Inside the other Channel Tunnel you don't normally see

 

 
 

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The Amazing Triple Spiral (15,000 Dominoes)

 

Folks are usually fascinated by the various domino falling antics.

And today's is one of the most colorful and involved.

I am always amazed at how much time it takes to create the structure

and then the short time it takes to demolish it.

But it is still fascinating.

So check this one out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO The Amazing triple spiral 15,000 dominoes

 

 

Monday, February 8, 2021

Fultondale Family finds five of seven pets after tornado destroys home

 

About a week ago (Monday Night/Tuesday Morning Jan 25-26/2021)

a big big big tornado went through Fultondale Alabama.

It caused a LOT of destruction.

But for one family, the one which we will see today,

One good thing happened

which is that they found 5 of their 7 pets.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Fultondale Family finds five of seven pets after tornado destroys home

 

 

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Helicopter Tour of Mt. Everest stunning views of Himalayas in Nepal

 

You are probably not doing a lot of traveling because of the many areas in lockdown.

 

And even if you weren't in lockdown you probably had no plans to climb Mt. Everest.

But today we can do a virtual trip to the mountain

in a helicopter.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Helicopter Tour of Mt. Everest

 

 

 
 

Friday, February 5, 2021

How to cook bacon so it's crispy, tender, and the most perfect ever

 

 

 

 

 

Cooking bacon so it is crispy and tender and perfect has never been the result of my various attempts to cook bacon.

So I had basically stopped trying

until

I found today's click through.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO How to cook bacon so it's crispy, tender, and the most perfect ever

 

 
 

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Entire Illinois Neighborhood built from Sears Homes

Many things are 'no longer'

and the famous Sears Catalog

and even the Sears stores are in that category.

But did you know that you used to be able to order a house from the Sears Catalog?

No kidding.

In fact my mother would often comment, every time I bought a new car,

that in her day you could buy an entire house from the Sears Catalog for less than what I was paying for the car.

Well,

those days are gone.

But many of those houses remain.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Entire Illinois Neighborhood built from Sears Homes

 

 
 

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Vin Scully calls Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run

 

As you probably know

The famous Baseball star, Hank Aaron, passed away a few days ago.

He is remembered for many things

but perhaps the most famous thing for which most people remember him

was when he hit home run 715 on April 8, 1974 in the Braves v. Dodgers game.

Today's click through shows that momentous event.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Vin Scully calls Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run

 

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Today is Groundhog day

Yes, today is the day -- when we find out if winter continues or Spring comes soon.

According to Wikipedia: "Groundhog Day is a popular tradition celebrated in Canada and the United States on 2 February.
It derives from the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day sees its shadow due to clear weather, it will retreat to its den and winter will persist for six more weeks,
and if it does not see its shadow because of cloudiness, spring will arrive early."


Surely you have seen the famous movie (pictured here) that depicts this event in a Hilarious way --- If you haven't, you really need to see it asap.

There are several Groundhogs in the US who predict this event for us, the most famous being the Punxsutawney Groundhog.

So what happens on Groundhog day at the Punxsutawney location?

HERE'S THE LINK TO tell you what happens on Groundhog day at the Punxsutawney location

 

 
 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Hole in One without touching the ground

OK all you golfers out there

and even you wanna be golfers

you are going to love today's click through.

Yes it really was / is a hole in one and it never touched the ground.

How can this be?

To find out

HERE'S THE LINK TO Hole in one without touching the ground and winning Porsche

 

 
 

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Back in Black with Maple on the drums

Well, as is often the case, the dog pictured here is not the one you will see in the video.

But both dogs are really smart.

Maple, is the dog you will see playing the drum in the video.

No kidding.

So with that by way of introduction

HERE'S THE LINK TO Back in Black with Maple on the drums  acoustic  touch

 

 
 

Friday, January 29, 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Singapore to Paris Timelapse

Today's click through is truly amazing.

 

Yesterday we saw the earth and more from the Space Station.

Today let's board a plane and sit next to the copilot so we can look out the cockpit windows

and fly from Singapore to Paris.

This is awesome.

Nuff said.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Singapore to Paris timelapse

 

 
 

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Rocket launch as seen from space station

Today's click through is really unusual.

Picture yourself looking out a window of the International Space station -- which is what you are doing.

You are enjoying and fascinated by the view of earth and the atmosphere around it

and then you see a fast moving small dot that goes up and up and up and then gets brighter as a booster rocket fires.

This is really interesting and amazing.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Rocket launch as seen from space station

 

 
 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

MAF Twin Otter Landing Maramuni, Papua New Guinea

MAF is Missionary Aviation Fellowship.

A Twin Otter is a type of airplane.

Papua New Guinea, as you will see in today's click through, is a rough and rugged area which is not a place in which you would want to casually fly an airplane.

The location of the landing we will see today is Maramuni in Papua New Guinea.

The length of the landing strip is 450 meters by 15 meters.

The altitude is 4800 feet.

As you can see -- if you can't use an airplane, getting in and out of this area for emergencies, sickness, supplies, etc. is almost impossible.

That is why MAF provides such an awesome service to remote areas such as this and to remote areas elsewhere in the world.  WOW.  This is not for the faint of heart.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO MAF Twin Otter Landing Maramuni, Papua New Guinea

 

 


 

Monday, January 25, 2021

Can you survive quicksand ?

You have surely heard about people getting stuck in quicksand

and you have been told you can't get out -- so be careful.

Well, today's click through will show you why you hear such things.

Quicksand is not to be taken lightly.

It is a serious thing.

When you launch the video be sure to look in the bottom right hand corner of the video and turn on the sound.

And now with that by way of explanation

HERE'S THE LINK TO Can you survive quicksand

 

 
 

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Enjoying the Bath


 The dog pictured here is NOT the one you will see in the video today.

What do you mean?

Well, the dog pictured here loved to be beautiful but getting her to take a bath was NOT fun.

However, the dog you will see in today's click through has a totally different outlook on baths.

This is a hoot.

Check it out. it's unbelievable.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Enjoying the bath

 

 

Friday, January 22, 2021

When the roll is called up Yonder


 Today's DIT is unusual in that it is a familiar tune to many

but it is sung in the Russian Language.

Check it out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO When the roll is called up yonder

 

 

 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Cyclists chased by an ostrich

We know a DIT'er who loves to get on his bicycle and ride in all kinds of interesting locations.

But I doubt he has encountered what we will see some riders encounter in today's click through.

What is it you ask?

Well, apparently an Ostrich -- yes you read that right -- an Ostrich gives them a run for the money.

Check this out.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Cyclists chased by an ostrich.  The funniest thing you will see today.

 

 
 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Amtrak Snow-mo collision

 It's winter

so in many parts of the world there is snow snow snow.

Today's click through is a warning to watch out for the snow.

Why?

Well, check out this Amtrak train and watch what happens.

It is a hoot UNLESS you are there in person.

HERE'S THE LINK TO Amtrak Snow-mo collision



Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Today is National Popcorn day

Wow!  Everyone loves popcorn.

But did you know there is a special holiday for it?

Well you do now.

To find out more about this wonderful event

HERE'S THE LINK TO Today is National Popcorn Day

 

 
 

Monday, January 18, 2021

Mr. Bean Live performance at the Olympics Games

Yes, yes, we know that the Olympics are not happening now.

But a few years ago they were producing fun, excitement, and entertainment.

And the entertainment we are going to see today occurred at the London Olympics  of 2012.

It was fun then and is still fun.

So with that by way of introduction

This is an oldie but a goody by Mr. Bean as he performed in an Olympics entertainment program.

HERE'S THE LINK TO  Mr. Bean Live performance at the Olympics Games

 

 
 

Sunday, January 17, 2021