Trivia: Strange Origins

This is gonna be a bit of a short one since I’m working a bit on taxes, but sometimes in life we run into some strange connections and origins. Something you think is completely original actually has some fascinating inspiration behind it. One series I greatly enjoy is Boku No Hero Academia and I just … Continue reading Trivia: Strange Origins

Trivia: The Tinderbox

Alright, haven’t done any fairy tale trivia yet. This is a pretty obscure tale from the great Hans Christian Anderson. While he’s known for classics like The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling, he also has some really weird ones. This is definitely a questionable one. Let’s begin with a quick telling of the tale, … Continue reading Trivia: The Tinderbox

Trivia: Hot as Hell

It’s time for some trivia! Since we’ve already had two posts about angels, I felt it was time to look at their spiritual counterpart: Demons. Specifically, I want to look at one of my favorite demons. His name is Adramelech. Why is he one of my favorites? Well lets start with his physical features. Like most … Continue reading Trivia: Hot as Hell

Trivia: Seven for the Data-lords in their halls of code

Here’s something a bit more technological than the other trivia pieces. ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is an organization responsible for assigning numerical internet address to websites and storing said numbers in a massive database to help add another level of security to those websites. If someone were to gain control of … Continue reading Trivia: Seven for the Data-lords in their halls of code

Enemies of the Dragon

What’s that? Could the mightiest beast of myth truly have foes that could best it? Indeed, my friends, while the dragon is a fearsome opponent in any mythology, it has it’s own natural and unnatural enemies. Lets explore some of them. First up on our list is actually a group of animals often shown to combat dragons: … Continue reading Enemies of the Dragon

Trivia: Jacob’s Lucky he Didn’t Have to Wrestle any of These Angels

So, after yesterday’s trivia about the angel Gabriel, I got curious about the expanded angelic lore of Judeo-Christian-Islamic mythology. I’ve skimmed through it a couple of times before and even that experience led to some weird discoveries. This time however, I stumbled across somethings that made my jaw drop several times. I’m sure we’ve all … Continue reading Trivia: Jacob’s Lucky he Didn’t Have to Wrestle any of These Angels

Trivia: A Godly Force Needs a Flaming Horse of Course

In my first post on this site, I mentioned that the Archangel Gabriel possessed a flaming horse. It is hard to find mention of this horse anywhere except Wikipedia, but with a bit of internet elbow grease he can be found. The horse Haizum, according to some Islamic traditions, was given to God’s gift to … Continue reading Trivia: A Godly Force Needs a Flaming Horse of Course

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