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In 536 A.D. volcanic eruption blocked out the sun for 18 months causing crop failures and widespread famine, and was the worst global disaster in history. Will the public still rise to the bait of “cheap tickets” to once more go elbow-to-elbow in planes that, as in the past, are quickly cleaned and turned around? More than 40 percent of seniors regularly experience loneliness. This feeling of separation may result in health problems and even death. Check back regularly for updates as more Good Sam Parks continue to open.
During the day, the South Dakota wind brushes the diamonds in her star quilt, causing blue shades to twinkle in the sunlight. At night, she stands illuminated and strong. She is Dignity. Ask anyone who has ever bearded up, and they'll tell you that life changes once you embrace your inner werewolf.  9,000 Catholic churches received Paycheck Protection Program loans meant for small businesses. Dillinger was an anti-hero, a charismatic sort of Robin Hood figure who captivated the media and captured the public's imagination.
People who want better treatment from the police don’t set fire to retirement homes, try to break into ATM machines, or burn down drug stores. In the Old West, the side-by-side double-barreled shotguns were a mainstay to settlers, miners, ranchers, and just about anyone who needed a weapon. Until the practice was discontinued in 1920, you could take your children down to the post office, slap some stamps on them, and send them to gramma. In 2015, The Washington Post began to log every fatal shooting by an on-duty police officer in the United States.
Are you even self-isolating if you haven’t made banana bread yet? Somehow, it’s become the unofficial baked good of COVID-19. Everyone, it seems, is making it. Thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Minneapolis as buildings burned, and as violent skirmishes with police continued. Pilots need ADS-B if they want to fly in certain U.S. airspace. In case you didn’t get it done, Avweb’s Paul Bertorelli covers the options in a short video. This photo of my son Glenn, my wife Hazel, and me watching a football game reminded me of the famous Norman Rockwell magazine covers.
Running for office in 2008, Da Nang Dick said ''We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam ...'' He never served in Vietnam.
Losing a spouse is one of the most painful experiences one can be put through. Hazel and I were married for 53 years, and I miss her terribly every day.
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Elections are about choices, and 2020 is shaping up to be an imagery choice -- do you like your President with or without a mask? Want him to look presidential, or like one of  Darth Vadar's  offspring? The real Johan George Immelman probably died 100 years ago, but he's still a registered Republican in Florida.
North Dakotan Meredith Mitskog has been to aviation events all over the country, photographing all of them.
At 8:32 AM, May 17, 1980, for the first time in nearly a century, Mount St. Helens erupted.
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Bart Simpson just found a new job for his dad. On March 8, 1971, a group of anonymous activists broke into the small two-man office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Media, Pa. and stole more than 1,000 FBI documents revealing years of wiretapping, infiltration and media manipulation designed to suppress dissent.
On the day he takes office, Biden will be older than any chief executive has ever been on the last day of office, and he is already showing signs of incipient dementia, months before his term would begin. More than 1,500 people on the company’s cruise ships were diagnosed with Covid-19, and dozens died. LIFE Magazine was the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. Running for President back in 1987, Joe Biden got caught doing what he does best, lying his face off.
Some communities are worried they do not have enough supplies or medical facilities for themselves, much less tourists and RVers. Scam artists have used identity theft to illegally take “ownership” of homes, boats, cars, and now, airplanes. The human traffickers who smuggle the Rohingya from internment camps in Myanmar, or refugee camps in Bangladesh, prey on some of the most vulnerable people on earth. ''Ward, don't you think you were a little hard on the Beaver last night?''
In Finland, 'Pantsdrunk’ has been elevated to an official activity.
Roger Stone is a political operative, speaker, pundit, and New York Times Bestselling Author featured in the Netflix documentary ''Get me Roger Stone''.  (This is how the site looked in October, 2018 when we first ran this link.)2020 Update
''Believe All Women'', the rallying cry for Democrats in their bid to derail Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is out the window now. You won’t find ground beef tacos, nachos and frozen margaritas in Mexico on Cinco de Mayo.
Researchers explain why withdrawal from our usual environments—due to social distancing—has left dreamers with a dearth of ''inspiration''. Sherman H. Skolnick established Citizen's Committee to Clean Up the Courts, researching and disclosing instances of judicial bribery and political murders. In 2017, China began to construct a huge network of detention camps in its northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Over a million indigenous Uyghur and Kazakhs are currently detained. This photo has been floating around the internet for decades, just another anonymous victim of the Holocaust.
The Flying Tigers were a group of American fighter pilots that flew for China in the early part of 1942. In 2020 it's déjà vu all over again. In 1918, many felt mask ordinances were ''unconstitutional'', and every police officer who made an arrest was liable. Ok, the actual line from ''Romeo and Juliet'' act II scene II is '' What light through yonder window breaks?'' Nazi war criminal escape to Argentina was assisted hundreds of times by the Catholic Church, and financially supported by the church and unknowing by American Catholics.
As face masks become more urgently needed than ever, you can help—and protect yourself. In 2018, my wife and I spent several days exploring this area, including a visit to Ghost Ranch. In a hospital at the center of the crisis, some pregnant women have fallen extremely ill, but doctors are winning battles for their lives and their babies. In Greek mythology, Icarus, with feathered wings attached with wax, flew too close to the sun, fell into the sea and drowned.
Inbreeding in royal families was viewed as a way to ensure genetic purity. Intermarriage ensured that no "common" blood sullied pure, aristocratic bloodlines. What could go wrong? he Alaska Triangle is a place in the untouched wilderness of the State where mystery lingers and people go missing at a very high rate. Whenever the Queen of England wears green, she becomes the Queen Green Screen of England to photoshop fans. Sherman H. Skolnick established Citizen's Committee to Clean Up the Courts, researching and disclosing instances of judicial bribery and political murders.
India prepares for ''onslaught'' as one of its biggest slums reports coronavirus death. Bonehead Secretary of the Navy tells crew of USS Theodore Roosevelt that the fired commander they liked was too naive or stupid to be captain. He is too young to drive, but pilot TJ Kim wants to make deliveries to all rural hospitals in Virginia defined as having critical access. In response to the shortage of yeast, biologist Sudeep Agarwala tweeted a simple DYI at home recipe for it.
The COVID-19 epidemic is beginning to do just what public health officials said it would. In 1976, Ronald Wayne was a co-founder and 10% shareholder of Apple Computer. He sold his stock for $800 to buy a riding lawnmower. As governors scramble to retrofit convention centers and dormitories into makeshift hospitals to save the living, many in the mortuary industry are trying to figure out what to do with all the bodies. Mao Zedong, founder of the People's Republic of China, qualifies as the greatest mass murderer in world history.
The coronavirus is named after the crownlike spikes that protrude from its surface. The virus is enveloped in a bubble of oily lipid molecules, which falls apart on contact with soap. A monthly newspaper composed of actual articles from 1800’s.  You will swear it was found in your great grandfather’s old trunk. In 2003. Hillary was ''adamantly against illegal immigrants.'' Five years later and running for president, she backed a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. EarthRoamer’s new LTi vehicle has a base price of $590,000, but a well-equipped rig will generally cost close to, if not more than, $700,000.
An imagined pandemic, simulated by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2019, predicted 110 million citizens ill with nearly 600,000 dead. With the Coronavirus now present on every continent except Antarctica, expanded travel restrictions and flight bans are coming thick and fast. With over 6,000 links to interesting articles and websites, the Corona Virus thing will be over before you get done reading. During the 17th-century European plague, physicians wore beaked masks, leather gloves, and long coats in an attempt to fend off the disease.
Until the 1970s, Irish law prohibited pubs opening on March 17th. It was feared that leaving the pubs open would lead to a disrespectful amount of drunkenness on this most solemn day. Johnny Gilbert is known primarily for his work as the announcer and audience host for the quiz show Jeopardy! House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was slammed after she attempted to slip in a Hyde amendment loophole into the coronavirus stimulus package. The author says many Italians were too selfish to follow suggestions to change their behavior, and now they're in lockdown and people are dying needlessly.
Pablo Picasso's 1921 painting ''Nature Morte'' is being raffled off for charity on May 20th for just over $100, a bargain when compared to the millions of dollars the famous Spanish painter's work regularly goes for. Closeness in the Wynn family has reached an all new surround sound snoring level. Ok, who didn't take a Beano? Complaints about our National Parks from people who should have just stayed home. More pilots in fatal accidents have potentially impairing drugs in their systems than ever before..
Around the world people are changing their daily habits at work, at home and in worship to reduce the risk of contracting the coronavirus and prevent it from spreading. For most of the Catholic Church’s history suicide has been considered a grave crime, but there were many in the early church whose deaths sound a lot like suicide ''The Tower'', an advertising stunt with four new moving Volvo trucks on top of each other, with company president Roger Alm standing on the top. What could possibly go wrong?
According to Dr. Hamilton, widowers who do not remarry often become depressed, vulnerable to illness, until at last they feel that there is nothing left to live for, so they simply give up the ghost and die. According to the old Irish tradition, the Leap Year is the perfect chance for a woman to take matters into her own hands and get down on one knee. Test pilot Hanna Reitsch came closer than any other woman to seeing actual combat during World War II, and was one of the last people to see Hitler alive.  It’s reasonable to have some allegiance to the company that employs you, but people get the balance wrong in ways that disproportionately harm themselves while benefiting their companies.
Waste and fraud are par for the course in most bloated government agencies, and the State Department is no exception. Before 1950, the accent used by actors like Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, and politicians like FDR, was a indistinctly-accented way of speaking that actually didn't exist anywhere on earth. Almost every state has a sales tax—45 of them plus the District of Columbia. Rates range from 7.25% in California to just 2.9% in Colorado. The 1935 Zanuck version with Clark Gable became an instant classic, and remains the best known, despite the many others that have come afterwards.
I blame the 16 to 20 years these young people listened to liberal teachers for 8 hours a day, nine months a year.  Hey, I'm 76, get off my lawn, I'm old and cranky. Many presidents told lies, some more outrageous than others. some presidents were dumb, some were terrible people, some had narcissistic personalities. From blood storms to honeycomb lungs, here’s an organ-by-organ look at how COVID-19 harms humans. It was easy for fans to assume this was a Hitchcock film. A thriller with the right stars, a suspenseful plot with music to match, but it was actually directed by Stanley Donen.
The term ''antibiotic'' refers to both natural and synthetic compounds that destroy or inhibit the growth of susceptible bacteria that cause disease in humans or animals. Vladimir Putin is notoriously late to meetings, even with world leaders, a flaw he shares with many colored people. The ''Dyatlov Pass incident'' has become Russia's biggest unsolved mystery.
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Yellowstone isn't the continent's largest volcano, a more ancient one found near the southwestern Utah town of Enterprise, and is about 30 times bigger.
Typosquatting, also called URL hijacking, relies on mistakes made by Internet users when typing a website address into a web browser. The company, which built the app to report results in Iowa counties, also has the Nevada Democratic Party as a client, the next state to hold a caucus. No matter your lifestyle, there’s a way for you to convene with God in America. A guide to prime winter camping in ski resort parking lots across the West.
An old English name, Heywood means ''guardian of the hedged enclosure''. Famous people with this name include Heywood ''Woody'' Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg). California Controller Yee claims that 99.7 percent of all state payments were properly paid even though she can’t find her receipts. Animatronic Lincoln showcases the current state-of-the-art possibilities and it’s the first in a line of super-expressive figures called ''The Living Faces of History''. Media Bias/Fact Check is dedicated to educating the public on media bias and deceptive news practices.
An unnamed Boeing employee wrote: ''This airplane is designed by clowns who in turn are supervised by monkeys.'' My dog Lily was pretty proud of herself after completing a short course at Ocean Springs National Seashore and being named an official ''Bark Ranger''. Actual headline: ''Tokyo 2020 bed makers reassure athletes recycled beds won’t collapse during sex'' Depending upon where you live, and your personal beliefs, the 3rd Monday of January could be honoring Martin Luther King, Jr , Robert E. Lee, or Stonewall Jackson.
It’s time for President Trump to declare an all-out war on waste. If he went on the offensive when it comes to spending, his approval ratings would skyrocket. The millennial slang term, originating in the hood, is used to wake someone up from their complacency and make them aware of the problem of injustice. Toothaches occur from inflammation of the central portion of the tooth called pulp. Tips for getting rid of ants for good whether they’re wreaking havoc in your home or yard.
There is plenty of evidence to justify an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden, using his position to secure employment for his son, and then prevent any investigation of the event. How Joe Biden helped build a financial system great for Delaware banks and terrible for the rest of us. To really cut yourself off, you will need to eliminate contact with other people, even loved ones, and stop using the services provided by contemporary society. Containing more than a million landmines, some laid as long ago as 1953, the DMZ is one of the most heavily-mined areas remaining in the world.
Current laws make racial discrimination illegal. Many of these laws were not in place in 1969 when the Congressional Black Caucus was created. The festival was named for one of the ugliest bottom-dwelling fish, and most delicious, the eelpout. This festival was pure Minnesota fun. Buyers often look to buy used jets, some decades old, that still perform at a high level but cost less up front. Every January 6th, it’s customary in Ireland that the women, who have slaved for weeks getting ready for Christmas and New Year, to have their own day.
According to the author, few in the Democrat Party want Joe Biden as President, and they must get rid of Donald Trump. In order to frame Trump, Biden is the fall-guy and has to be sacrificed. As the impeachment process heats up in Washington, Donald Trump is seeing a boost in support in crucial swing states Son: ''But dad, she's half your age, think of the age difference, it could be fatal !'' Dad: ''Don't worry son, if she dies, she dies.'' A seldom-mentioned topic is the persecution of Christians under the Marxist-Leninist doctrine of State atheism in the former Eastern Bloc countries.
In 2012, a watchdog group released a study of congressional misuse of position to enrich themselves and family during the years 2010 and 2011. A 17-year-old was arrested after the theft of a $2 million King Air, crashing into an airport building. Parents, do you know where your children are? Despite the popular image, studies suggest the stereotype of older men finding younger women more attractive may not reflect reality. Christmas time can be hard when you’re tight on money. But you can still make wonderful memories at Christmas when you’re broke.


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