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Topic: Angel Falls
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 1:16:23 PM
Really spectacular sight. It was only several years ago that I learned that the waterfall was named after an American pilot. I thought the name was Spanish, meaning something like "waterfall of an angel".
Topic: Kamehameha V (1830)
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 6:40:30 AM
Mark Twain respectfully described him, showing reverence and appreciation.
Topic: Last Manned Lunar Landing (1972)
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 6:30:33 AM
I am not in for any weird conspiracy theories, but I find it strange that NASA aborted the Lunar Program so suddenly and seemingly unexpectedly.
Topic: The Brown Dog Affair: Rioting Peaks in London (1907)
Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:50:32 AM
Vivisection is absolutely immoral.
Topic: The Freedom Rides
Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:29:03 AM
But they campaigned peacefully -- no smashed windows, no burnt cars, no stone-throwing or pepper sprays.
Topic: Potatoes Save the USS O'Bannon
Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 7:23:01 AM
Bizarre story. On the other head, when you reasonably expect to be attacked with hand grenades, potatoes may frighten you too.
Topic: Eradication of Smallpox Is Certified (1979)
Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 6:57:10 AM
Nasty disease with high rate of fatality. We are lucky that vaccination virtually eradicated it.
Topic: The Inscription of Behistun
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017 11:14:03 AM
Its decipherment was indeed a remarkable achievement.
Topic: Pearl Harbor Day
Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 5:49:02 AM
Tragic anniversary indeed.
Topic: US Federal Judge Rules James Joyce's Ulysses Not Obscene (1933)
Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 2:21:00 AM
BTW, Ulysses is not obscene. Some passages of the novel may be termed as risqué at most.

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