According to UFOlogist Scott Waring, the rock is too perfect to not be regarded as an actual cannonball
. Waring said that the rock is the same size as a softball and that it is made of actual metal.
Our demolitions ranges were an ideal location to dispose of these cannonballs
The roughly 12-inch cannonball
was buried under a sand berm and the state police bomb squad conducted a controlled detonation at about noon Thursday.
Joe was looking forward to seeing the human cannonball
and he absolutely loves stuff like this, so it's brilliant."
"The very compact galaxies here are essentially like little cannonballs
," said Stockton.
The human cannonball
actually stands on a movable platform tucked inside the bottom of the cannon's chamber.
Perhaps Arthur Saltzman's essay, "In Praise of Pointlessness," best sums up this issue, if not the very focus of Lilies and Cannonballs
Constitution, constructed from live oak timbers, made a name for itself during the War of 1812 when British cannonballs
bounced off its sides, earning it the nickname "Old Ironsides." The trees also provided natural "knees," joining the ship's hull to its decking.
An expert from the trust confirmed they were not from Henry VIII's flagship that sank in the Solent in 1545 but probably 18th or 19th century cannonballs
recovered from the shores of the River Hamble in Hampshire.
Even the earliest known examples of the genre were contrived; American Civil War lensmen like Matthew Brady and Alexander Gardner weren't above scattering a few cannonballs
or moving bodies to more dramatic settings.
In this documentary we also meet the Smiths from Missouri, who have made being human cannonballs
AVOID 'EM IF: You like doing cannonballs
off the high dive, need support or have a little brother who likes to pull things ...