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Arthur C. Clarke (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008)

Some fun facts about Sir Arthur Charles Clarke…. He is probably most well known as the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey. (He is credited on the screenplay with Kubrick as well as on the novel. 239 more words

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Put Your Hands Together For...

Spring Break is right around the corner.  And by right around the corner, I mean a break from classes and anticipation of a long car ride is just a short twenty-four hours away.   212 more words


Castle Bravo

On March 1, 1954 in the Marshall Islands, on the Bikini Atoll, the US fired the Castle Bravo thermonuclear weapon. Less than 2 years after the Ivy Mike Shot proved that a hydrogen bomb was possible, the Castle Bravo device was the first thermonuclear weapon small enough to be carried by an aircraft. 288 more words

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Bumped into Past...

A while ago, while talking to family friend, she told me a story about the Polish volunteer soldiers that came from USA and Canada to Niagara on the Lake’s training camp (or whatever that prep place was called) to go and fight “For our freedom and yours” – in the WWI. 352 more words


Make Your Own Memorial Days and Seven Lessons Learn From My Father-In-Law For Furious Fathers

Today it has been one year since my father-in-law (FIL) made his transition to eternity. My wife wanted to spend the day at the city zoo because that was one of the places he would meet her and the kids during the day for outings. 2,806 more words


Sherman Sacks Columbia

Sherman captured Savannah, Georgia shortly before Christmas of 1864, after cutting a swath of destruction across that state. After spending some time Savannah, Sherman moved his army into South Carolina. 160 more words