Portrait of a sleeping adult New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus leachianus). This endemic species is found in forests and, although still safe so far, is vulnerable to loss of habitat, collection for the pet trade and predation by alien species (Rats, cats and a species of ant).

Portrait of a sleeping adult New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus leachianus). This endemic species is found in forests and, although still safe so far, is vulnerable to loss of habitat, collection for the pet trade and predation by alien… Continue Reading

Granddad’s 1910 S&W ‘lemon squeezer’. Found in safe deposit box, rarely fired. I believe it’s the world’s first hammerless design and grip safety.

Granddad’s 1910 S&W ‘lemon squeezer’. Found in safe deposit box, rarely fired. I believe it’s the world’s first hammerless design and grip safety.

A fairly rare US&S M1911a1. Functions and fires flawlessly, although I only fired it a few times when I first got it. Been in the safe since, except when on loan to a few of my older vet buddies for their War Rooms.

A fairly rare US&S M1911a1. Functions and fires flawlessly, although I only fired it a few times when I first got it. Been in the safe since, except when on loan to a few of my older vet buddies for… Continue Reading

A tin box of marbles that belong to Anne Frank (In 1942, before she went into hiding, Anne gave this box to her friend Toosje Kupers for safe keeping. As we all know, Anne died during the Holocaust, but Toosje kept the marbles and donated them to the Anne Frank House in 2014.) [4547×3410]

A tin box of marbles that belong to Anne Frank (In 1942, before she went into hiding, Anne gave this box to her friend Toosje Kupers for safe keeping. As we all know, Anne died during the Holocaust, but Toosje… Continue Reading

A French sailor lost at sea for weeks with a broken radio and no steering system was rescued this week by the Israeli navy and taken for medical treatment. Wish you a safe journey home!

A French sailor lost at sea for weeks with a broken radio and no steering system was rescued this week by the Israeli navy and taken for medical treatment. Wish you a safe journey home!