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If your spouse announced the end of mating season, you are not alone. High up in the Wolf Mountains fifteen miles away, the 7th Cavalry's Crow and Arikara scouts could clearly see the Indian village and the herd of 20,000 ponies. Historians estimate the village numbered 8,000, with a warrior force of 1,500-1,800 men, most of whom owned several ponies. Air Commodore Peter Cribb flew more than 100 wartime operations, including one when he made an unauthorized raid on Hitler’s retreat at Berchtesgaden.  The Far West, a sternwheeler specifically designed for the shallow waters of the Upper Missouri and the Yellowstone, was contracted by the Army to bring supplies to troops operating in Montana in 1876.
A great film to watch on Fathers Day. It may come as a surprise that the Constitution of the United States does not specifically protect your right to privacy. In fact, state and federal laws can limit some individual privacy rights when there is a compelling government interest to do so. How is it possible that Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack can identify 94,000 ‘victims’ of USDA discrimination against black farmers from a total universe of only 18,000 black farmers? lThe modern legend of Nessie begins in 1934 with Dr. Robert Kenneth Wilson, a London physician, who allegedly photographed a plesiosaur-like beast with a long neck emerging out of the murky waters.
The Goodyear blimp burned and fell to the ground after an incident in Friedberg, Germany . Holiday and Events – Google style! The riots in Los Angeles continued for several days, as soldiers and sailors roamed the streets grabbing anyone dressed in a zoot suit and beating them. Police stood by and let it happen, often arresting the victims. My daughter Annie's cabin on beautiful Briggs Lake is available for summer vacations. Click to learn more.
When the story, started by makers of stainless steel pots and pans, came out about aluminum causing Alzheimer's, millions of people threw away perfectly good cookware. The Army Corps of Engineers dam construction and  lake reservoirs, and production of hydroelectric power also open up these river and lakeside areas to the public and provide recreation opportunities for fishing, boating and camping. Commodore Esek Hopkins had participated in the torture of captured British sailors. The Liberty Belle often stopped at the Aurora Airport to give paid flights to people interested in vintage aircraft, and provide free flights to WWII veterans.
Though the vigilante, string-’em-up response to cattle rustling has faded into the sepia-toned past, livestock theft still carries the whiff of the low-down cur. The U.S. Department of Education issued the search and called in S.W.A.T for the homeowner's ex-wife's defaulted student loans. The 2011 annual meeting for the shadowy group known as Bilderberg Group is June 9-12 at the resort city of St. Moritz, in southeastern Switzerland. Carl Muggli is said to have killed wife Linda by dropping a 2900 pound totem pole on her as they carved it together at their home in International Falls, Minnesota.
Mark Whitacre was convinced he would be recognized as a hero and made company president for exposing fraud at ADM, even though he'd personally stolen at least $9 million. Getting a stolen passport replacement begins with a trip to the local police station to report the theft. Parents don't frame pictures of their children playing video games and people don't reminisce about the unforgettable evenings they spent sitting in front of the television. Adrian, left, and Julian Riester, identical twins and brothers in the Order of Friars Minor, outside the St. Bonaventure Friary in St. Bonaventure, N.Y.
Clark Gable and Carol Lombard honeymooned at the remote Oatman Hotel in the Arizona desert, and it was the happiest of times for them. Are they still there in the bridal suite? Constructed of granite with a clock bigger than London's ''Big Ben'', the building was completed in 1909 at a cost of $3.5 million. Looking as it does, it just has to be haunted. The Memorial Day Concert on PBS from the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Sunday, May 28th, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm ET. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day to remember those who have died in our nation's service.
The Labor Day hurricane of 1935 cleared every tree and building off Matecumbe Key, and destroyed the railroad that connected the Florida Keys to the mainland. Somewhere in that book it says ''beware of false prophets.'' Camping has made several predictions about the end of the world over the years. He claimed the end was nigh in 1994, then again in May of this year. When that didn't happen, he said it would be October 21st. During the Second World War, you couldn't just buy as much sugar or butter or meat as you wanted, nor could you fill up your car with gas whenever you liked. The College of DuPage, Illinois has been taking students out storm chasing since 1989. Sounds like an exciting 10-day summer adventure, and there may be room for you.
On August 26, 1978, Cardinal Albino Luciani was elected Pope, taking the name John Paul I. 33 days later he was dead. Was the murder plot in ''Godfather Part III'' true? The daughter wasn't too embarrassed to go on television talk shows and tell how embarrassing it was to be told by the airline that she and her mom were too fat to fly. Some psychiatrists argue that ADHD is little more than a marketing gimmick. It takes you some time to look up specific stories, but as Google adds newspapers it should become easier.
The connection between the Friday the 13th superstition and the Knights Templar was popularized in the 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code. Retired Robert Fitzpatrick spent $140,000 for ads on bus kiosks and subway cars to tell you the end is coming. The 60-year-old Staten Island resident, a retired MTA employee, says he’s spent at least that sum — his life savings — on 1,000 subway-car placards, and even more ads on bus kiosks and subway cars. They say: ''Global Earthquake: The Greatest Ever! Judgment Day May 21, 2011.'' Of those preparing to leave New York, 62% cite economic reasons like cost of living, taxes - and a lack of jobs. Whether religious or secular, doomers see the end of the world as a solution to overwhelming problems.
The creator, host and Executive Producer of KSTP TV’s On the Road with Jason Davis is a journalist and a true citizen of the world who has brought the world to Minnesota viewers. U.S. banks make about $40 billion a year in OD fees. Check the weather at airports all over the USA. I am not picking on the President, all politicians do this. Political speech is the art of saying a whole bunch without actually saying anything.
I went to the American Airlines website and checked, you can save a bundle by just getting off the plane at a stop. Between 1939 and 1945, the German U-boat fleet suffered heavy casualties, losing 793 U-boats and about 28,000 crew members, a 75% casualty rate.
Conspiracy theorists are having a field day with the changing details and lack of photographic evidence.
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825 newspaper front pages from 71 countries. Click on the map for severe weather warnings in your area. Japanese soldiers, infuriated with the Chinese for helping Doolittle's B-25 Raiders escape, retaliated by murdering an estimated 250,000 Chinese civilians. Conspiracy theorists are loving the recent release of President Obama's birth certificate.
Investigators have located and recovered the missing memory unit of the flight data recorder of the 2009 Air France flight . Star Wars fans everywhere celebrate on May 4th. Could your daily routine be ruining your health?
Read the lyrics here. ''The City of New Orleans'' was written in 1970 by Steve Goodman while riding the train, and its popularity may have helped save the railroads from extinction. Many performers have recorded this song, but Willie Nelson's 1985 Grammy-winning version may be the favorite.
If you know of an interestng aviation website, let us know. Believing that the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has gone too far, a national bipartisan legislative caucus is emerging to take action. No wonder people in other countries and cultures hate us. who is dumber here, the kids or the parents? By capturing the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Allies hoped to threaten the Ottoman capital, Constantinople (now Istanbul) and knock the Turks out of the World War.
Some of those most vocal about making the rich pay their fair share actually pay little or no tax themselves. In fact, many get a refund even if they didn't pay anything in. The 141st and 143rd Infantry regiments suffered 2,128 casualties in 48 hours, including 155 killed, 1,052 wounded and 921 missing or captured. Your obituary is either your final whimper or your last hurrah. Write it the way you want to be remembered. The gigantic underground plume of partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano might be bigger than previously thought.
The mistake was discovered by stamp collectors. All other crimes solved, the Department of Justice seized five Internet poker domains and issued restraining orders against approximately 76 bank accounts in 14 countries. The Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, the Sand Man, free money from the government, we all want to believe. Nearly a century of discord between North and South finally exploded on April 12, 1861 with the attack on Fort Sumter. Astoundingly, despite an estimated 3,000 cannon shots fired at and from the fort, not a single soldier was killed on either side.
To commemorate the  150th anniversary of the Civil War in 2011, the Charleston, South Carolina ''Post and Courier'' presented a 20 part series. In the case of Mr. Robbins' obituary, the photo was probably chosen because fans would more easily recognize him. For others, newer photos may not be available. or family members want to remember a younger image. A huge commercial success from the day it hit bookstands, ''Travels With Charley in Search of America'' was touted and marketed as the true account of Steinbeck’s solo journey. Smoke in the cockpit and the loss of primary flight instruments forced a United Airlines jet to return to Louis Armstrong International Airport for an emergency landing.
You'll probably be dead before you hit the ground. You can't beat a great Denny's Grand Slam breakfast, especially if it is free. Every winter, millions of aging ''snowbirds'' flock to Florida in search of the Fountain of Youth, and to find warm weather. Violent weather, including a possible tornado, hit Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Florida, damaging or destroying dozens of airplanes and causing minor injuries.
Earthquakes happen around the world on a daily basis, but every so often a big one will wreak havoc, killing hundreds of thousands of people and trigger deadly tsunamis. The Japanese culture is not one of ''entitlement'', and their crime rate is among the lowest in the world. John D. Rockefeller III inherited a fortune, but when he was a kid in 1920 his allowance was a buck and a half a week, about $16 in today's money. Will the dissent shown in Egypt and Libya spread?
Darwin Awards commemorate those who yield to natural selection and ''remove'' themselves from the gene pool, so the next generation is smarter by one. A legend in aviation, Pancho Barnes was one of the first female pilots to be licensed in the United States, and one of the most respected pilots of the Golden Age of Flight. Oh sure, you know what wind is, but can you explain it? With its blunt nose and stubby wings, the unmanned X-37B spacecraft resembles a miniature NASA space shuttle.
As shown in the movie ''The Eagle'', Emperor Hadrian ordered the construction of 73 miles of wall to protect Roman territory from  Scottish tribal clans. Members of the Family radio group are sure the end of the world is coming on May 21, 2011. The molten iron core of the earth makes it a giant magnet, and the field is moving, throwing your compass off. Kabul Bank needs a bailout that may top $900 million because of bad loans made to friends and relatives of high-ranking Afghan government officials.
When it happened to this fellow in the movie ''Office Space'', at least the guy was showing up for work. When it was discovered that the woman had been getting paid for 12 years after being fired, she then applied for unemployment benefits. Some people think there is something seriously wrong with Denver International Airport. A tragic end to a wonderful life. Re-mastered and restored vintage images from the past.
Commonly used borders are the Rappahannock River, the Potomac River, the Ohio River, the Mason-Dixon Line, and U.S. Route 40. Or, where ''pen'' is pronounced ''pin''. Those stories about how money isn't everything, and you can't buy true happiness were started by rich people to make the rest of us feel better. Taken with a robotic 1474 megapixel camera (295 times the standard 5 megapixel camera). Every one there could be scanned after the event, if something had gone wrong. The Department of Homeland Security is concerned that terrorism can happen anywhere people congregate.
When they announced at the airport the Homeland Security alert was at ''orange'', was that good or bad? About to get your 15 minutes of fame?  Call us first! If your grandmother used AOL and she passed away, maybe you should check to see if her checking account is still being charged. The grandest canyon, the hottest desert, the tallest forest. They're all in our national parks—and they're like nowhere else on Earth.
Military officials say it is likely the Chinese were able to develop the stealth technology from parts of an American F-117 Nighthawk that was shot down over Serbia in 1999. Musicians, women and the worry-prone, are more susceptible to earworm. It may be psychological or physical, tied to sound frequencies that resonate in the body. Starting at 350 pounds, Hardy's body could not tolerate the abuse of losing 150 pounds so quickly, and he suffered a stroke and died in 1957. Discovered by one of Napoleon's soldiers in 1799 durning a French expedition to Egypt, the stone provided the key to translating previously unreadable Egyptian hieroglyphs.
The short answer is, generally yes. Click to learn more. A 7- Minute Test That May Save Your Life.
John Wayne took some artistic license with his 1970 movie, but it does a good job of telling the story of the cattle war. The 1878 war between two New Mexico cattle barons is a great true story, and has all the ingredients to make a good movie, with characters like ''Billie the Kid'' and legendary Sheriff Pat Garrett.
$100 million sounds like a lot of money, until you look at it as percentage of the total.
Conspiracy theorists have speculated on the internet that secret government experiments could be behind them, with some even claiming it is a sign of a looming Armageddon at the end of the Mayan calendar. Since 2008, some 15,000 attorney and legal-staff jobs at large firms have vanished, Associates have been laid off, partners nudged out the door and recruitment programs have been scaled back or eliminated.  The Cyclops disappearance is the largest loss of life on a U.S. navy ship not involved in combat. There are theories, but no answers, and wreckage has never been found. The artist had given the mobile to the owner's aunt as a thank you for making him a needle-point pillow.
This elderly woman could be considered a terrorist if one person says so. Thanks to a strong union, stagehands at the Lincoln Center in New York average $290,000 a year. And, they make even more at Carnegie Hall. In 46 B.C. Julius Caesar introduced a new calendar that decreed the new year would start on January 1. Live video link from the ROV monitoring the damaged riser.
There are few things more wonderful than a happy kid. People who say ''just don't speed'' are naive, according to many, who maintain It is all about the money, not getting drivers to slow down. Weather delays might cause anarchy to break out among throngs of stranded air travelers. When you help your children and babysit the grandkids, suddenly having to care for your parents isn't what you anticipated when you are a senior citizen yourself.
Many buses now have power and internet connections for your laptop, and they don't feel you up before you get on board. At least, not yet. Emmanuel Leutze, who painted this picture in 1851, could not have known how the crossing of the Delaware actually looked.  So, how accurate is the painting? The celestial eccentricity holds special significance for spiritualities that tap into the energy of the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and a time that is associated with the rebirth of the sun. John McCain is only one of a number of Senators who fail to see the conflict of interest they've created.
Paul Tibbets stands in front of the Enola Gay, the B29 bomber that delivered the atomic bomb to Hiroshima in Japan on August 6, 1945. Tibbets lived for decades with the memory of dropping the atomic bomb.
We need to kill the lame duck.
Ladies, if your mother's comment on your outfit was that you look like you're asking for it, then you're dressed exactly right. Banks, insurance companies and other businesses that owe money to customers and cannot find them are required to turn the funds over to the state government. Click here to see if your state has missing money that belongs to you.
In his essay ''An affront to the eyes of God'', Ebert brings back memories of women going to Catholic church services with kleenex pinned on their heads. Returning to the Philippines delayed the more important invasion of Okinawa and extended the war by several months, but it gave General MacArthur the chance to wade ashore at Leyte Gulf to proclaim that he had returned. Vague laws on women's dress and behaviour are implemented inconsistently.  Lubna Hussein, a Sudanese UN official, invited journalists to her public flogging. Photos, footage, firsthand accounts, and narration bring the attack on Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, to life - moment by moment, target by target.
 Manning is accused of releasing classified documents about America’s wars and foreign policies, including the collateral murder video showing American troops killing two Reuters employees and civilians who offered aid to the wounded. Most readers seem to feel that Bill and Hillary have enough money to pay these campaign obligations themselves. The Purple cipher carried the highest-level diplomatic messages of the Japanese Empire, and was of such remarkable value that it was given the code name ''magic''. Having a cold and continually having to blow your nose can be a miserable experience, especially when it gets to the great green gobs of greasy grimy gopher guts stage.
About to get your 15 minutes of fame?  Call us first! How did we get to this? Menstruating women beware. If you intend to travel, your panty-liners are now considered suspicious objects, after all, you could be hiding a bomb. Underwear sporting the 4th Amendment, with metallic ink is designed to show up on the computer screen of your friendly TSA full-body scan evaluator. If you haven't seen your feet in years, your wardrobe choices are limited. But, this company has underpants in your size.
Are you texting with an Apple iPhone? You might want to be careful when using the ''Auto-Correct'' feature, sometimes the automatic spelling changes can spell disaster. CAUTION: Some of the results shown might be NSFW. The TSA pizza box ad campaign was developed last year in an effort to reach a broader applicant pool. If proctological examinations ever become part of airport security, that's where Roger Ebert draws the line. In March, 1942 LIFE Magazine published maps showing how the Germans and Japanese intended to invade America.
Ahh, sir ... Did you know you have a hernia? When the prosecuting attorney asks you where you were on the night of November 21st, if you drove by a cop car that night, he'll already know. Before the agent started the pat down, the passenger looked him straight in the eye and said, ''if you touch my junk, I'll have you arrested''. Some of the best plans are the simplest.
Bill Mauldin, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and creator of World War II dogfaces Willie and Joe earned a special place in the chronicles of war and in the hearts of Americans. The restaurants in this article are in airports that are hubs of major airlines. So, these are places where you’d most likely have a layover between connecting flights. Lake Superior the largest of the Great Lakes, and contains 10% of the world's supply of fresh water. It also has the biggest surface area of any freshwater lake in the world. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is catching heat over use of full body scanners and the feeling-up of anyone who refuses to be scanned.
Studies have shown that bear spray is better than a gun in deterring bear attacks. Getting shot with a gun often just pisses them off more than they already are. Not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous Roman Emperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and expensive grandeur as the President of the United States of America. Hey, it wouldn't hurt to try, unless you're the goat. Contrary to what you hear from do-gooders, no child has ever died from poison candy 'trick or treating' on Halloween.
The layoffs and business closings in Newton, Iowa is a textbook example of what is going on in America today. Even the local chapter of the Optimists Club disbanded. CouchSurfing is a worldwide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit. The goal of a baseball team is to win more games than any other team, and sabermetrics helps measure individual player contribution toward that goal. Harry Houdini died on Halloween, adding to the interest in his death, and seances to contact him on that night continue to this day.
The grizzly bear population in Yellowstone Park has grown tremendously, and rangers recommend you carry a can of bear repellent and spare underpants when hiking. The Original Internet Political Quiz. Take the Quiz now and find out where you fit on the political map! Having an affair with a midget?  Was the best man at your wedding really the ''best man''? Jerry Springer needs you. The exit access problem was no doubt a shock to the investors in this project. The workaround is a winding service road from a public exit a few miles west.
Number of days: 32,  Number of miles flown: 6,906,  Number of photos taken: 5,599. Consumer Reports awarded the infamous title to the First Premier Bank MasterCard, which charges up to $175 in fees for a low credit limit at obscene interest rates. Most of the bloggers on the Fark website agree with the pilot. Caution: some comments may be ''not safe for work''. Mormons regard the King James Version of the Bible as Scripture, but they add three books that were ''translated'' by their founder, Joseph Smith.
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox live in Minnesota. Proposition 19 would legalize marijuana usage in California. What happened to ''We don't make the law, we just enforce the law, whether we agree with it or not''? Polka Days was held annually in New Ulm, Minnesota from 1955 until 1972, attracting thousands of fans. So, what happened to bring this celebration to an end? Ancient scholars unleashed an anxiety the Facebook generation can relate to: worry about how the new technology might upend their culture.
Those unemployed in states with the highest percentage of laid-off workers can get up to 99 weeks of benefits, but other states pay for fewer weeks. Best remembered for the defeat of the Roman army at the the battle of Teutoburg Forest, Arminius is honored with two huge statues, one at the scene of the battle, the other in New Ulm, Minnesota. Want a bag? Run to the grocery store now. The noise is due to an unusual molecular structure, and has been compared to everything from lawnmowers to jet engines. A new book on columnist Jack Anderson investigates this historical whodunit and tracks the rise of Washington's spin and scandal culture.
In the memoir ''Operaton Dark Heart'', Lt. Colonel Anthony Shaffer recalls his time in Afghanistan leading a black-ops team during the Bush administration. Some of these plane crashes were unremarkable and would have soon been forgotten if not for the people who died onboard the plane. Many kids today never learn to do ordinary household tasks. They have no chores, don't know how to use a can opener, an ice cube tray, and can't address an envelope. A University of Toronto engineering graduate student just made aviation history, successfully flying the first ever human-powered flapping-wing aircraft.

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