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Think you can spell? Take a short test and find out. Fortunately, it happened at night.  Click here to learn more. Most people know about the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, but few know about the terrible loss of life when incendiary bombs were dropped on Tokyo. Personality disorders may affect some people you know.  Or, are they the normal ones?  Click here to take the test.
Many ships have sunk with horrible loss of life, but never have so many lives been lost on a single ship. On January 30th, 1945, the Cruise Liner Wilhelm Gustloff left from the Baltic port of Gotenhafen for the safety of the west, away from the advance of Soviet forces that were converging on the region. Designed to carry 1,865, it was transporting 10,582 refugees, soldiers, sailors, and crew. The influenza epidemic was so severe that the average life span in the US was depressed by 10 years. August 26, 1883 would mark the last 24 hours on earth for over 36,000 people, and the destruction of hundreds of coastal villages and towns. It was the $100 question on ''Millionaire'', and she was very nervous.  How smart are you?  Click to find out.
Of the estimated 1800 American prisoners of war aboard the Arisan Maru, only 8 survived, 3 were recaptured, and 5 were rescued by Chinese fishermen. After Hamburg, only once more, at Dresden in February, 1945, would the British in the Second World War succeed in burning a city to the ground. Immortalized in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five, justly subtitled ''The Children's Crusade'', the Dresden firebombing was the last time in the war that boys of 18, 19, and 20 were sent to pulverize cities that had stood for centuries. According to meticulous German records, of the 40,000 killed, the body count was 13,000 men, 21,000 women and over 8,000 childre
The Wayback Machine has over 30 Billion web pages archived. Click here to learn more. in 1996 on September 11, 2001 in 2002
They paid her that, and she can't even play basketball.
The Globalflyer goes 287 mph at 52,000 feet.  Click Here. Hey Oklahoma, what the heck is going on down there? Flying from horizon to horizon, Steve Fossett completed the first solo, nonstop flight around-the-world without refueling in 2005. In 2007, Fossett disappeared while flying from Nevada to California. Extensive searches proved unsuccessful, and he was declared legally dead. . In September 2008, a hiker found Fossett's identification cards in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, leading shortly thereafter to the discovery of the plane's wreckage. You won't believe the prices! Click Here.
How airlines set ticket prices finally revealed. How many died keeping this secret? Was Colonel Sanders involved? Click below, and find out.
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The guy robs a bank, then calls a radio talk show from his home phone to brag about it. What could go wrong? How about selling airplanes at home? The 100 top gadgets of all time.  Click here for the list.
Sandra Dee - dead at 63.  Click Here for more. Principal of a Rhode Island High School caught smoking on school grounds, in violation of state law.  The kid who took the photos gets suspended. The White House says The president ''needs a more survivable helicopter while the nation engages in the global war on terrorism''. The decision was a blow to Connecticut-based Sikorsky Aircraft, which has built the presidential fleet since 1957, and saw the contract as a point of pride.

National Geographic Remembers Pearl Harbor.  Click Here.

Depending where you work, this might be ''NSFW''. Al Capone had a better and safer car the president of the United States. Click here to learn more. Tuskegee Airmen were the first Black military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps (AAC), a precursor of the U.S. Air Force. Trained at the Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama, they flew more than 15,000 individual sorties in Europe and North Africa during World War II. And they also flew bombers.
The movie ''The Aviator'' did a great job recreating the crash of Howard Hughes' XF11 plane. The XF-11 was shattered into pieces with flaming debris scattered everywhere from backyards to the streets, yet somehow Hughes, bloodied, broken, and burned, was still alive. Young people in broadcasting have picked up some bad habits, not the least of which is using words or phrases on the air they've heard but don't understand. An East Coast man posted on the Internet a short video of himself easily picking a Kryptonite U-lock with the hollow shaft of a Bic pen. Ward Churchill, who claims to be American Indian, but can't prove it, compared victims of  9-11 to ''Nazis''.
Joe Foss, a family friend, was one of more than 3,400 Congressional Medal of Honor recipients. Iowa artist, Ray ''Bubba'' Sorenson II, repaints this rock each year for Memorial Day.  Click here to learn more. Reagan would have been 94 on February 6, 2005. What can be the problem?  Click here to find out.
Ossie Davis 1917 - 2005 Arthur MacArthur changed his name, to avoid the limelight, and lives in NYC under an assumed name. UPDATE: In 2014, he surfaced when his apartment was to be torn down. Puxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter. Golden Palace Casino had the winning bid.  They also bought the ''Virgin Mary'' cheese sandwich last month.
Enquiring minds want to know.  Click Here. Hats fell out of favor in the early 1960's.  President Kennedy did not like hats, and it suddenly became unfashionable to wear one. Time to bring them back! I just can't make this stuff up fast enough. He's the man who has everything.  Except a good hair day.
Fun to play, especially at work. Hemp was the primary crop grown at Mount Vernon by George Washington. The real reasons why marijuana is now illegal will surprise you.  Click here for more. The $1 billion saved would fund the Iraq war for a week. 10 South Pacific countries suddenly have no contact with the outside world.
Hey, we had Jesse Ventura in Minnesota. Kinky Friedman, entertainer, humorist, and best selling author, is running for Governor of Texas in 2006. Click Here to learn more. Hatch said he ''forgot'' to declare winnings. This is one lucky guy! After you read this, you'll be paying them off.
The best fast-food restaurants in the world. Click Here. Telling a few lawyer jokes while standing in line at the courthouse seemed harmless enough, until a lawyer complained and the two men were arrested for disturbing the peace.
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A real heroine. When the little girl saw the water start to bubble, and the tide suddenly rush out, she knew a Tsunami was coming, and warned everyone to evacuate.
Turn up your speakers and dance along. If you know someone with a baby, forward this link to them. Now in Australia, coming to the USA. Those speed cameras can talk to each other.  Click here to learn more. Actor Jerry Orbach has died of prostate cancer
Click here and start thinking. In a three-part series, Nancy Pope shares the captivating history of these pioneering flights. The world's wealthiest pedophile throws a Christmas party at Neverland for 200 kids just a few weeks before his molestation trial begins.
They used to call them ''suspects''.  Click here to learn more. Pass the Pork, Please. The Battle of the Bulge begins. Hitler sends a quarter million troops across an 85-mile stretch of the Allied front, from southern Belgium into Luxembourg. In deadly cold weather, German troops advance 50 miles into the Allied lines, creating a deadly ''bulge'' pushing into Allied defenses. The Battle of the Bulge accounts for 10 percent of all American combat casualties in World War II. Credit card companies can be as slippery as a handful of greased Jell-O. They have all kinds of tricks to gouge your wallet and drive up your bill. While arguably unfair, all these tricks are legal, leaving you no alternative but to stay as informed as possible to protect yourself.
Cab driver almost does what our entire army, navy, and air force couldn't do in the past 4 years.  Click here for story.
You've seen him in dozens of movies.  Who is he? The RED OCTOBER is a real Russian sub, used in the 1990 movie.  When it is gone, Russia will be down to 3 Typhoon class subs, one that still has ICBM's on board. The $2.2 billion, nuclear-powered USS Virginia differs from other submarines because it can not only roam the deep blue ocean but also get close to shore in shallow water.
I guarantee, we are the only aviation web site in the world reporting this story. We could never do this, but, Hitler had an effective way to deal with resistance.  Click here to learn more. According to a recent poll, 66% of Americans believe Kennedy's death involved a government cover-up, and 51% believe there was more than one gunman.  Click here. added a 'virtual barmaid' a few days ago, and their web site traffic is going off the chart.  Click here to see it.  Depending where you work, this might be 'NSFW'.
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One strange dude.  Click here to learn more. The designer of the MacIntosh has died.  Click here for more. Veteran's Day - Click here to learn more.
Our Restaurant of the week.  Click here to see the menu. Denise Richards.  I'd crawl thru 5 miles of barbed wire and busted glass, just to waive at her laundry truck. Howard Keel dies at 85.  Click here to learn more.
Bob might be '' Livin' Large '', but reports say his product doesn't work. Click here to learn more. We all want to help, but what is the best way? It isn't to give money to the Red Cross.
Something you seldom see today, a Nun wearing a habit.  When I was a kid, I was sure they had the patent on the ruler with the metal edge.  Click Here for an interesting site. President Bush won four more years in the White on Wednesday and pledged to ''fight this war on terror with every resource of our national power.'' John Kerry conceded defeat  rather than challenge the vote count in make-or-break Ohio.

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Organization suggests using an actor in a duck suit would be better.  All other world problems already solved. The United Facist Union candidate is Jackson Kirk Grimes, and look out, he's running again! Lyndon LaRouche takes a lot of money from well-meaning people, including my mother-in-law.  Lyndon's fund raiser told her ''Lyndon was Pro-Life'', and out came the checkbook. Finding a sucker, more calls got even more. Queen Elizabeth gives Bill Gates an honorary Knighthood.  Click here for the story.
Sliwa continues to verbally harrass John Gotti, Jr. on his daily radio show.  Gotti is on trial on various charges, including a failed hit on Sliwa.  Click here to learn more.
The owner of the L39-C Jet Trainer listed his plane for sale on eBay, just before he and the plane were reported missing in Washington State.
Aircraft nose art did not begin as an American phenomena during World War II.  The Italians and Germans are credited with initiating this tradition.  During World War II, and again in the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars, colorful images appeared on the nose sections of American military aircraft.
It seems this generation of school children cannot do what older generations would have considered routine tasks. Click here to learn more. Sometimes, perfectly good products fail because they are named poorly.  Can you hear the cashier calling for a price check on these? Click here to learn more. Is nothing sacred? What's next?
Gordo Cooper was the last man to go into space alone.  Click here to learn more.
Kerry tries to scare Seniors in Florida. The only legislation to re-instate the draft is being drafted by two Democratic Senators, and has no chance.  Click here for the story.
Washington evacuates when attacked by a Cessna 150.Washington evacuates when attacked by a Cessna 150.
CBS said documents cited in the 60 Minutes story, which suggested lapses in the president's military record, could not be authenticated. 'George Bush is a son of privilege who has spent his entire life receiving special favors and having strings pulled for him,'' said DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe.
Within minutes after the documents were reported on CBS ''60 Minutes'', questions began to appear on internet sites suggesting they were fake. About to get your 15 minutes of fame?  Call us first! Click here to read the latest Democratic charges against the Republicans, and listen to Air America Radio.

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