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On October 6, 1961, President Kennedy advised Americans to build bomb shelters in the event of a nuclear exchange with the Soviet Union. Today's retirees have limited budgets and long life expectancies. Living on the road can be a way to spend less than hanging on to the big house. The author of this article says the 7.8% unemployment figure released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for October, 2012 is downright implausible. Plumley fought in some of the bloodiest battles in three wars, including Normandy, Operation Market Garden, in Korea, and at Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam .
It isn't totally free, but Lifeline allows low income households to receive discounted telephone services, in order to help them make ends meet each month. Print out and pass around the four cards at right, along with a marker, to your friends or family. When you hear one of the words or phrases, or witness a described behavior, cross it off your card. A painkiller as powerful as morphine, but without most of the side-effects, has been found in the deadly venom of the black mamba. From humble beginnings as a one man show in 1937, South Dakota's Reptile Gardens is now a world renowned team of specialists and conservationists.
The British commando raid destroyed a power plant in Norway, stopping aluminum production for the Nazis. Hitler had the captured commandos executed. What's wrong with America now? Check the attitudes expressed in the reader comments for this article. The reason for GMOs was originally pure, to feed starving nations and make them more self reliant. But, are they safe? The U.S. has no laws to regulate them. Some people think that coming into a few million dollars means life on easy street, money that will be around forever, and no need for responsibility or work.
The first signs of the 1938 New England Hurricane can be traced back to a wind shift noted by observers at Bilma Oasis in the Sahara Desert on September 4, 1938. Why would they have a laws like these? The reasons must have been interesting. A quick Google search of ''nursing home'' + ''voter fraud'' will give you hundreds of situations where elderly people voted in elections, and most were unaware they had done so. Some believe the reported ''unemployment rate'' is pure propaganda.
On September 11, 1973, a military coup removed Allende's government from power. Salvador Allende died fighting in the presidential palace in Santiago. The all-too-common phrase ''the butler did it'' is attributed to author Mary Roberts Rinehart.  In her 1930 book ''The Door'' the butler does, indeed, do it. Miguel Guzman, died in 2006. A week later, the Guzman family found the dog sitting by his grave. This is for all those people who find it more convenient to bother you with their question rather than google it for themselves.
People who live with mental illness disorders could be subject to stress induced meltdowns, even in public. TDF offers full watchable documentaries and information on documentaries by quoting reviews from trusted sources. The flowering in Mizoram, India in 1958-59 caused a famine that killed between 10,000 and 15,000 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of livelihoods. Most victims lost their life not during the war but following the ending of the hostilities in the course of expulsion, in forced marches and transports, in captivity or perished by malnutrition, cold or died violently under allied occupation.
When Harry Truman left office, former presidents received no pension. How things have changed. In an attempt to convince taxpayers this was a good idea, the mayor talked about the 10,000 parking spaces within a 5 minute walk. Unfortunately, there was already a car on most of them. The Transportation Security Administration has dreamed up a bizarre new way to waste time and taxpayer dollars – by testing drinks purchased by travelers for explosives inside the airport. Queen Elizabeth demands that Harry must take a DNA test to finally prove whether he’s truly Charles’ son.
Airlines give many reasons for refusing to let you board, but none stir as much debate as this: How you're dressed. Live coverage of Hurricane Isaac in the Biloxi and Gulfport, Mississippi area. Genghis Khan‘s tomb has never been found because of some fascinating historical factors which you can read about on the project’s website. Antipsyscholic drugs are now increasingly prescribed by psychiatrists and primary-care doctors to treat conditions they were never intended or approved for.
18 year old Evan Jensen saw an opportunity, and used an old 53-foot semi-trailer, spending three weeks outfitting it with five private shower stalls. The 1974 film ''Blazing Saddles'' was so politically incorrect that it probably could not be made today. CAUTION: DEFINITELY NOT SAFE FOR WORK. In the movie ''RV'', the GPS named ''Lola'' tried to keep Robin Williams and his motorhome out of trouble. How does Global Positioning System work? Here is the big story of the day for a  California newspaper, reporting on stolen school supplies from poor kids in Maine. Oh, the inhumanity.
Remember when you bought a ticket, and that was it, no additional airport or flight charges? The darkest chapter in Minnesota's past, through the rise and fall of one Dakota leader. Namiq and his older brother, Qais, have rarely spoken publicly about how they helped hide the world's most sought-after fugitive for nearly nine months. More than 21,000 retired federal workers receive lifetime annual pensions of $100,000 or more.
In 1936, the torch made its way from Greece to Berlin through countries in Europe where the Nazis were especially keen to enhance their influence. ABC Wide World of Sports internet poll did vote for Thorpe as the twentieth century's greatest athlete, and the results were announced prior to Super Bowl XXXIV. A contingent of German pilots flying their latest Typhoon fighter have figured out how to shoot down the Lockheed Martin-made F-22 in mock combat.
Carly Simon's 1972 song is a critical profile of a self-absorbed lover. Was it Mick Jagger? Cat Stevens? Warren Beatty? Kris Kristofferson? You, maybe?
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The U.S. Olympic Committee shelled out more than $232 million in 2008 to help American athletes win 110 medals in Beijing, and that wasn't all of of the expense. Local fishermen on Ocracoke Island tell tales of the ghostly appearances of Teach's Light, thought to be the ghost of Blackbeard the pirate, in the channel where he met his ghastly end. One of the most beloved movies of my childhood is now considered ''racist'', because the 19rth century black people on the plantation appear to be ''happy''. Reid would only identify his source as an investor in Romney's former venture capital firm, and he acknowledged, ''I'm not certain it's true''.
Entertainment Weekly's cover to announce the new Batman movie was unfortunate, but how could they have known what was going to happen? You could call it a trend of modern cemeteries: technology that lets us view videos and photos of the departed. How accurate are surveys? Click to learn more than you want to know. My wife and I hit the road in our motorhome.
If you think your parents sent you to college because they care about you - think again... A law professor at Columbia University says cell phones are robots for which we - the proud owners - are merely the hands and feet. After you die and go to vote, and see a bus load of other people arrive, and nobody has identification, you know something fishy is going on. Civil liberty groups have raised concerns with the FAA about the implications of opening up U.S. air space to military and law enforcement spy drones.
'' I want to be remembered for only one thing – my contribution to aviation.'' - Howard Hughes Jr. The website for people homesick for Montana. Coulrophobia, or fear of clowns, is common. Two men flew matching lawn chairs suspended by helium-filled party balloons over Central Oregon, heading for Montana. Then, the thunderstorm started.
The first edition of the Sears catalog published in the mid-1880s included a list of 25 watches. Black and white images show the expanding practice of tin can tourism in the 1920s, after the improvement of roads throughout Florida. Because of the Sedition Act of 1798, twenty-five men, most of them editors of Republican newspapers, were arrested and their newspapers forced to shut down. With over 35 years experience in Etch-A-Sketch Art, Jeff Gagliardi is one of the original, and one of the best known Etch-A-Sketch artists.
Search a sampling of historical collections that can help you trace your family history from the 20th century back to the 13 original colonies. In June, 1912, wilderness activist Ernest Oberholtzer and Billy Magee, his Ojibwe canoeing partner and friend, paddled and portaged over 2,000 miles from The Pas, Manitoba to Hudson Bay and back. It was at the Seymour, Wisconsin Fair of 1885, where Hamburger Charlie , a young lad of 15, first set up his stand selling meat balls that became ''hamburgers.'' This method has been proven to improve Wi-Fi reception from around 2 bars to about 4 on average, varying between 3 and 5.
An interesting reader comment: ''If the military talks about a concept, they already have it.'' The wreckage was spotted soon after the plane vanished in 1952,  but became buried beneath the surface of the glacier before rescuers could reach it. 55,573 died - just under 50% of all who served in Bomber Command in the Second World War. An experienced storm-chaser shows us the structure of storms. Consider ordering his video.
Of all the things that shape who we are, few seem more arbitrary than the sequence in which we and our siblings pop out of the womb. Known by Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass, Custer's Last Stand was a fight between Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho against the 7th Cavalry. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer in the center of his men on top of a hill, pistols in hand while fierce Indian warriors circle them on horse back shooting bows and arrows. Is that what really happened? Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices.
Encouraging fathers to get involved in their kids lives. At least half of all Italian men, age 18 to 30, still live at home with their mother, or at least rely on her for cooking and cleaning, making them hard to marry. For decades, a B-17G bomber sitting atop what was once a gas station has been one of Milwaukie, Oregon's most talked about and visited icons. Presidents dating back to George Washington have claimed a murky power to keep the inner workings of their administrations secret from Congress.
Some amazing photos from the 1940's, shot with professional Kodachrome in the 4x5 inch format.  Jamie Farr's character on TV's ''MASH'' made an obscure military regulation well-known to the public. ''Hey Low Flyer, I'll bet truckers are happy that most cars don't have CB radios, like they did 40 years ago...''  ''That's a big 10-4, Red Ryder.'' News and commentary about fighting wildland fire.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) survived a furious campaign seeking his recall, the victor in a bitter fight over state budgets and collective bargaining rights. A 75-year-old New Jersey woman faces the possibility of eviction for hanging three small American flags from her balcony. For every fly seen, there are an estimated 19 more hidden from view, and one pair of flies can produce more than 1 million offspring in as little as six weeks. The first bug zapper was patented in 1934 by William F. Folmer and Harrison L. Chapin, changing over the years with added safety features.
In 1938, the Salvation Army held the first ''Donut Day'' to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. Originally, Bob was going to be a cartoon about the kind of person who would just stand on the street and scream at people for no reason. Eric Holder, the IRS, and liberal lawyers at the ACLU will advise ministers how to tell their flocks to vote for Obama without losing their tax-exempt status. Over 100,000 elementary school students in American public schools will receive explicit coaching on the scriptural justification for killing unbelievers.
Transporting bodies without coffins in small aircraft used to be common. Portrayed in movies like ''Indiana Jones'' and ''Gunga Din'', the Thuggees killed millions of unsuspecting travelers in India as a tribute to their goddess Kali. Some groups, including the American Legion, hope for a return to the original May 30 observance, to truly set the day apart from just another long weekend off. Tornado warnings, flash flood warnings, and presidential alerts during a national crisis will go automatically to wireless users in an affected area.
Gary Sinise's role as the disabled Lt. Dan in ''Forrest Gump.'' has made him something of a patron saint to real-life amputees, and he takes the role seriously. United States Court of Appeals Judge Learned Hand has the distinction of having been quoted more often than any other lower-court judge by legal scholars and the Supreme Court of the United States.  Willie Nelson knows a lot about marijuana. Mental illness comes in a variety of flavors.
General Joseph Wheeler served with honor in both  the Confederate  Army during the Civil War, and the Union Army in the Spanish American War. Jarvis felt that greedy florists and greeting card sellers were undermining one of the finest celebrations. Newsweek marked Obama's announcement supporting gay marriage with a controversial cover. If you work for the government, your salary details, or that of your neighbor's, may be on a database released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Grilling the perfect steak is really much easier than most people think. The key to a perfect steak is timing. A crazy world we live in, a website devoted to white athletes would be considered ''racist'', but this is ok. Mike Hapgood, who studies solar events, says the world isn't prepared for a truly damaging storm. And one could happen soon. On the air, televangelists Paul and Janice Crouch combine uplifting talk with encouragement to give to the Lord, and so be repaid. The greatest con ever.
1940-1941: After failing to defeat the RAF in the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe turned to night bombing raids against London and other British cities. On May 1st, people world-wide take to the streets to protest a system that they believe no longer works. At the risk of reprimand or even discharge from the Air Force, pilots are turning down the opportunity to fly the world's most expensive fighter jet. Plans to keep residents and dignitaries safe during the NATO Summit include a no-fly zone, with a shoot-to-kill warning for those who break the ban.
From idyllic New England towns to rugged West Coast harbours: Smithsonian names the 20 best small towns in America. After World War II, army brass put an end to the yelling, worried that the mid-air screaming would give away a unit’s position during operations. South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma recently married his fourth wife and the Kulula Airlines deal appears to be playing on that event. In 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt created the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and gave it the responsibility for Air Traffic Control, safety programs and airway development
One day cartoonist David Rees realised that sharpening pencils was the highlight of his day so he decided to concentrate on that full time. This little girl didn't know she couldn't possibly win. Images by famed photographer Ansel Adams show Los Angeles at a less frantic time - before World War II. Imprisonment for unpaid debt has been illegal in the U.S. since 1833, but in many States, it is coming back.
The real time account of the disaster will begin Saturday on Twitter at 11:55 pm Newfoundland Standard (not Daylight) Time ( 11:25 PM Eastern Daylight Time). The photo was taken by the chief steward of the German ocean liner SS Prinz Adalbert, who spotted the red paint, evidence of a recent collision with a ship. There is something very special about old muscle cars – the feel, the look, the sounds, and the pure essence. To view Michelangelo's masterpiece, click and drag your arrow in the direction you wish to see.
From sundown on Friday until the sun sets on Saturday, many observant Jews refrain from certain activities, including pushing elevator buttons. The price of victory in France at Vimy Ridge was high: 10,500 casualties, including 3,598 dead. Most of Israel's Haredim population do not work, relying on donations and Government subsidies. Because of Orthodox men's commitment to full-time Torah study and a fear of assimilation, only a little more than 4 in 10 of them work, less than half the rate of other Jewish men in Israel. The stone in Halifax's Fairview Lawn Cemetery is for Titanic boiler-room worker Joseph Dawson, not Jack Dawson, a fictional character in the movie.
In 1996, worried about the influence of a rock group's new album on her young son, a mother wrote them, saying she had a big mouth, and would spread the bad word about them. The band wrote back. In the wake of the Trayvon Martin death, the national media is avoiding reporting this story. Only the local Oklahoma and British press and television have it. A little-known Social Security option gives early retirees a way to have their cake and eat it, too. Whether it's a cancellation, a long layover, a red eye flight, or sheer stinginess, if you fly a lot  you'll eventually find yourself having to sleep in an airport.
If you want to cheer yourself up, you could do a lot worse than attend church services, according to the findings of a recent poll. A JetBlue flight captain had to be tackled by passengers after he ran up and down a packed flight screaming about "terrorism" and "al Qaeda" in a terrifying mid-air outburst. The First Lady is not elected, has no official duties, and receives no salary. But, as we have learned, they can go on lots of free vacations. When he was shot, Trayvon Martin was not the baby-faced boy in the photo, and the mugshot of George is from a criminal charge 7 years ago, later dropped.
A documentary profiling the life of magician turned skeptic James ''The Amazing'' Randi as he exposes psychics, mentalists, preachers, and faith healers. If your present or prospective employer asks you for your social network login information, walk out. The woman who ran the last brothel in Butte when it closed in 1982 has died at the age of 94. Young surgeons rarely see the kinds of gaping, multiple-penetration wounds caused by automatic and semi-automatic weapon gunfire associated with gang violence in Los Angeles.
Millions of people vote based on opinions formed by false e-mails. Because most people don't check details before forwarding, the lies are effective. Don Ratliff was a veteran ferry pilot, well known to the aviation community. Link is to Google news updates. The book form of Encyclopedia Britannica has been in print since it was first published in 1768, but now will only be available in digital format. To many young and Web-savvy people who are accustomed to connecting digitally, the cards are irrelevant, wasteful — and just plain lame.
Residents of Shalimar, Florida say that a proposed Dollar General store will bring strangers, traffic, crime, garbage odors, and air conditioning noise to town. Once you graduate from college, your incredible earning power will make paying those loans a breeze, right? Yes, if your degree is ''my parents own a bank''. Greg Smith resigned as a Goldman Sachs executive director, with some constructive bridge-burning on the way out the door. before that, Don Johnson took the Borgata for $5 million and Caesars for $4 million.
Coca-Cola will prevent pregnancy, if you use it to wash-down your birth control pill. RFID (Radio Frequency ID) makes it so easy to use your debit or credit cards that some folks are reading them before you even take out your wallet. Discounted gems, fake tourist agencies, accidental friends, card tricks, money exchange - there are lots of ways to trick tourists out of their hard earned cash. More than a decade ago, Daniel Suelo closed his bank account and moved into a desert cave.
Most Americans today think this was terrible, but some World War II veterans say we may never know how many American lives were saved by doing this. The asteroid, known as DA14, will pass by earth in February 2013 as close as 16,700 miles. This is closer than the geosynchronous orbit of some satellites. Irena Sendler, a Catholic, created a network of rescuers in Poland who smuggled about 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto in World War II. Well, for openers, an LED television is an LCD. The big difference is how the screen is backlit, how white is white, how black is black, and power consumption,
In the 1960 movie, thousands of fellow slaves tried to save Kirk Douglas from Roman execution by claiming that they were the rebel Spartacus. For centuries, pilgrims have followed St. James's footsteps across Spain to arrive in Santiago de Compostela. Martin Sheen relied on his walking stick on the El Camino de Santiago in the movie ''The Way''. My wife Hazel traveled to Europe in 2012.
Answer the following questions to see which presidential candidate is most like you. This applicant was, of course, hired immediately. On a secret mission across the Atlantic during WWII, everything that could go wrong did, and the career of the captain went right into the head. Did you ever wish you could get into those exclusive Hollywoood award shows? Well, here's your chance.
Chuck Kelly is retired, lives in a motorhome in Mexico, and has some advice for you. Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present. Since the Sept. 11 attacks, the war on terror has accelerated the trend toward militarization, with Homeland Security handing out anti-terrorism grants. The plot of the 1975 movie was entirely fictional, but the film’s detailed sets and its depiction of life on board the airship was remarkably accurate.
Former White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger was convinced that TWA flight 800 was accidently shot down by the U.S. Navy, because of articles he read on the internet.Salinger took to the news airwaves, including CNN, touting his theory. But as baseless as it sounded, Salinger could not be ignored. His accusations gave conspiracy theorists a voice of distinction and credibility. Why wasn't Emperor Hirohito executed as a war criminal? Because the Japanese people thought he was a God, and all Hell would have broken loose. Dolores Hart left Hollywood at the urging of a mysterious thing called vocation. Most politically ''red'' states are financially in the red when it comes to what they receive from Washington compared with what their residents pay in taxes.
This lengthy video from Stansberry and Associates is either the greatest sales pitch ever, or it really is important information that everyone should know. The fiesta of San Fermin is celebrated in Irunea/Pamplona every year in July, and has become internationally known as the running of the bulls. It is standard operating procedure to have an invisible law enforcement presence at any high-profile event, like the Super Bowl. For some men of privilege, rules are for other people.
In 1996, when the missing girl's distraught father had no idea where his daughter was, Mitt Romney took immediate action to find her. Swiss clockmaker Henri Maillardet’s startlingly lifelike automaton could write complete sentences in both French and English. Despite being healthy, Mary Mallon was a carrier of the typhoid virus  When she died in 1938, a post-mortem revealed live typhoid cultures in her body. The Nobel Committee called, Mr. President, they'd like their Peace Prize back. Targeting civilians is terrorism.

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