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Semi-automatic Pistols of the 1800s

An interesting bit of history, with some great photos of the early attempts to build auto-loading pistols. (The photos are worth your time.) American Rifleman | In The Beginning: Semi-Automatic Pistols of the 19th Century… 131 more words

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Dr. Anita Borg

Dr. Anita Borg (January 17, 1949 – April 6, 2003) is one of the women in Tech, that people should know, but mostly don’t. About Anita Borg… 194 more words

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I don’t know why, but tonight felt right to start writing down personal aspects of my life for everyone on the internet to read. 2,004 more words

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Day 6: Cuchi Tunnels

We met our new tour guide after filling up at another breakfast buffet for a tour of the Cuchi Tunnels outside Saigon.

After a brief history lesson, we learned that the tunnels we’re created by resistant North Vietnamese soldiers to hide from Southern and American forces. 107 more words

Day 3: Goodbye city, hello Ninh Bihn

Refueled after a breakfast buffet (a habit I would love to have stateside), we headed out with our guide to the Nihn Bihn province to see the ancient capital of Vietnam. 106 more words

Pagodas, Pagodas, Pagodas

From my ‘not expected’ list, we learned that Vietnam has many beautiful Pagodas.

Prior to French rule and even before feudal rule, Vietnam was ruled by it’s Chinese neighbor. 82 more words

Day 2: Hanoi Hilton

Our history lesson continued at the infamous Hanoi Hilton where we learned about the imprisonment of Vietnamese rebels under French colonial rule and the repurposing to house downed US pilots during the ‘Anerican War’. 163 more words