November 1st, 2007

The Lost Treasure of the Knights Templar

The Oak Island Mystery


A small island off the fog-shrouded coast of Nova Scotia may conceal the world's greatest treasure, that of the order of the Knights Templar. 


Missing since the fourteenth century, the treasure of the Templars is reputed to contain massive amounts of gold and silver bullion, the crown jewels of royal European families, religious artifacts sacred to both Judaism and Christianity and documents that may be as explosive now as when they were buried. The current owner of what has been dubbed "the Money Pit" estimates the value of the potential treasure to be over one billion dollars.

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Secret Societies

The Black Dragon Society 

A secret society may be described as a society known or thought to exist that strives to conceal its membership, meetings, laws, organization and rituals…


In Japan, descendents of the Samurai warrior class formed the Black Ocean and later the Black Dragon Society to protect the emperor and traditional Japanese culture. 

The Black Dragon Society was always at odds with the secular government and suffered numerous crackdowns before the start of World War II. These societies saw Western influence and expansionism as the main culprit eroding traditional
Japan and continually aimed at curbing this influence.

When the Black Dragon Society condemned
Japan's ally Italy for invading Ethiopia, the government nearly crushed the organization.

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Remembering Beatrice

Beatrice Xu Wei Lun
Beatrice Xu Wei Lun was a beautiful Taiwanese actress and one of my favorite Asian fantasies. She passed away on January 27th, 2007 after a deadly "accident." Even after 2 hours of trying to revive her, it was no use in the end…
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The Ananda Temple

The Ananda Pahto, or Phaya, was the first of Bagan’s great temples, and remains one of the finest, most beautiful of all of Bagan’s architectural complexes. It is a symmetrical masterpiece of Mon architectural style and, with some North Indian influence, reflects the transition from the Early to the Middle period of Bagan architecture. 

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