Looking out over the rugged, peacefully beautiful landscape surrounding the former Jewish fortress of Masada in Israel, it is difficult to imagine the violence and tragedy that occurred here in the first century.
A trip to Israel takes a little more nerve than one to a less exotic place. I had signed up for one called “In the Footsteps of Christ,” and when I told others the news, I was met with frowns and disbelief from some — and envy and wonder by others.
You can shoot zombies in the head with a real machine gun at central Florida's "first automatic adrenaline attraction," Machine Gun America. An Army veteran is the attraction's safety director, and many staffers are military vets.