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Tea Time: Organic Black Chai Tea

I can recall almost in perfect detail the moment I had my first chai tea. My friend Kris had started working at Starbucks, and he made me a Chai Tea Latte. 779 more words


History Lesson - Formula One at Indianapolis

Fernando Alonso shocked the racing world this morning by announcing that he would be doing the nearly unthinkable, abandoning entering F1’s most prestigious race, Monaco, and instead entering in the only race west of the Atlantic that can hold a candle to it, Indianapolis.   779 more words

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First Man in Space - April 12, 1961

Certainly a milestone in human exploration worth noting. Yuri Gagarin: First Man in Space

Yuri Gagarin was a 27-year-old fighter pilot in the USSR Air Force, when he made a 108 minute orbital flight in the Vostok 1 spacecraft. 73 more words

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The Bureaucratic Failures that Lead to the Attack on a German Christmas Market

The 19th of December, 2016 was for Germany, a bit like 9/11 was for the USA. Before that date, they were mostly in an “It can’t happen here,” state of denial. 186 more words


History Lesson - Hollywood Behind the Wheel

With the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach coming up this weekend, I’ve been spending a lot of time explaining to my friends in Los Angeles why their commute to the beach will be messed up for the next several days.   1,101 more words

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A Wonderful History Lesson

88 year old Charles Fosterling was cleaning out some of his things. Maybe his wife passed away, or maybe he was getting ready to move into a retirement center or assisted living. 815 more words

History Lesson - Pay Drivers

Let’s face it, pay drivers are nothing new.  Since Colin Chapman first slapped ‘Gold Leaf’ onto the side of his Lotus 49, money entered the sport of motor racing in a way that no one could have ever predicted.   1,215 more words

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