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About Gerard LeBlond

My Name is Gerard Leblond. I was born in 1961, and grew up in Maine. I am happily married to a wonderful wife. Have been working construction since my dad put a hammer in my hand when I was five. I have a son, daughter, step daughter, and two step sons. I have many grandchildren Besides writing for redOrbit, I enjoy writing stories in the hopes of one day becoming a published author. I also write computer programs, make graphic designs and build and code computer games. I am a huge sports enthusiast, with racing as my favorite. I grew up in Maine, moved away with my wonderful wife for several years, and now have returned and once again reside in Maine.

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New Car, New Look, 2015 Z06 Corvette Convertible

Apr 16, 14 New Car, New Look, 2015 Z06 Corvette Convertible

Posted by in Automotive

Every once in a while, an automaker will pull out all the stops to unveil a new vehicle design. Chevrolet is doing just that. They are unveiling a 2015 Z06 Corvette at the New York Auto Show, which isn’t new news, but being a Convertible is.

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An Unsolved Mystery Of The Amazon

Apr 15, 14 An Unsolved Mystery Of The Amazon

Posted by in Science, Supernatural Endeavors

My typical Sunday afternoon involves sitting on the couch watching a NASCAR race. However, Sunday, April 6th was a little different. As I looked through the guide to see what other interesting program was on, I came across a rerun of Animal Planet’s River Monsters. Of course I had never seen it before, so I decided to check it out.

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Land Rover’s New Innovation: Transparent Hood

Apr 11, 14 Land Rover’s New Innovation: Transparent Hood

Posted by in Automotive, Technology

It’s not actually see through, but with innovative technology it appears that way. It is called a Transparent Bonnet and by using virtual reality and some cameras placed in certain positions, it looks as if the hood is clear.

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Do Fairies Exist?

Apr 10, 14 Do Fairies Exist?

Posted by in Supernatural Endeavors

Most every child has some belief in supernatural beings, whether it is a monster in the closet or under the bed. Young girls especially, tend to believe in fairies. Although they have never been proven to exist, little girls have a strong conviction that they do.

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The Mythical Chupacabra May Have Finally Been Captured

Apr 09, 14 The Mythical Chupacabra May Have Finally Been Captured

Posted by in Supernatural Endeavors

There is a mythical creature that has never been proven to exist called the chupacabra. According to legend, it inhabits regions of the Americas and is claimed to attack livestock, preferably goats, and drinks its prey’s blood.

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Legendary Monsters Of The Deep

Apr 04, 14 Legendary Monsters Of The Deep

Posted by in Science, Supernatural Endeavors

On every continent, in every country, there is most likely a legendary monster living in one or more lakes within their borders. The most famous and talked about lake-dwelling monster is “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster from Scotland. However, many other not so well known creatures swim below the surface of lakes around the globe.

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Backup Cameras Will Be Required On Vehicles By 2018

Apr 03, 14 Backup Cameras Will Be Required On Vehicles By 2018

Posted by in Automotive, Technology

One new feature that has been installed on many new vehicles over the past few years is the backup camera. Its function is to let the driver see obstacles that are behind the vehicle to prevent backup crashes and, more importantly, reduce injury or death to people that would not be seen otherwise.

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It’s Not King Kong, It’s A Mustang

Apr 02, 14 It’s Not King Kong, It’s A Mustang

Posted by in Automotive

Way back when King Kong climbed the Empire State Building, it was done with cameras and a little bit of movie magic. Ford announced othat their King Kong, a 2015 Mustang, is going to make an historic trip to the top and sit on the rooftop deck.

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Thief Video Game Series (Part 2)

Apr 01, 14 Thief Video Game Series (Part 2)

Posted by in Gaming

In Part 1, I briefly covered the Thief and Thief II games I had purchased back in late 1990 and early 2000. They were a very enjoyable game with good graphics for the time. Here in Part 2, I will go into more detail on the series, covering all four games.

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Thief Video Game Series (Part 1)

Mar 31, 14 Thief Video Game Series (Part 1)

Posted by in Gaming

Back in the late 1990s, while browsing around the local dollar store, I came across a CD-ROM game called Thief. I forget now what the exact cost was, maybe around five or six dollars, so I read the information about the game on the package. Anyway, it sounded interesting, plus it was a good deal, so I decided to buy it.

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