Illegal Aliens

Florida Lizards Much Prefer
Californians (Roaches, That Is)

Smuggling is one of the oldest forms of illegal trading. Since immemorial times people have been risking their lives and fortunes to transport from one place to another, precious stones, valuable metals, exotic animals, even humans.
As with any other market, demand is what drives traffic and it’s virtually impossible to list all categories of goods that have ever been apprehended by the customs agencies and border patrols of the world.
One thing remains constant, though: the market thrives Continue reading

Fire in the Sky

Official Calls Mysterious Missile-Like
Light Over LA ‘Contrail of an Airplane’

Whatever it was that seemed to be speeding away off the coast of Los Angeles Monday evening it was like an orphan for a while. For neither the Navy nor the Air Force or NORAD or anyone from the Homeland Security wanted to have anything to do with it. Cue the proverbial anonymous official, who finally came forward, sort of, to tell the LA Times that it was just an aircraft. You know, one of those things.
Not a missile. Not a rocket. Not a speeding bullet or the Superman himself. Just a prosaic, probably commercial airplane, leaving its signature condensation trail behind, according to the shy official Continue reading