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It's an odd country that we live in

My mother-in-law gave my son The United States of Strange for a present one year. I think I read it more than him. It’s filled with lots of odd facts. 328 more words

Nearly century-old plane returns to Ohio

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) – A 1929 tri-motor airplane, part of a pair once flown by Amelia Earhart, landed back in Ohio just in time to take to the skies for Memorial Day weekend. 302 more words

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Moon rock given to Holland by astronauts Armstrong & Aldrin is fake

The Telegraph reports, Aug. 29, 2009, that a “moon rock” given to former Dutch prime minister Willem Drees by the three Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin “Buzz” Adrin during a global tour following their moon mission in 1969, is a fake. 704 more words

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Bringing a New Meaning To "The Moon Walk"

Who did it better…..Neil Armstrong, Michael Jackson, or Dean Potter?

….lets remember Dean with stuff like this. That dude was something else. 

HERE is a bit more info on the location, Cathedral Peak 

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Who was Neil Armstrong?

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a ?giant leap for mankind.? 37 more words

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Vision

“The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.”-Neil Armstrong.

Visiting Purdue University: My Alma Mater

Purdue University, who has heard of this wonderful university located in Indiana?  Hopefully all of you have at least once in your life.  To those of you whom are loyal Genki Readers, you already know I am a Proud Boilermaker.  1,177 more words

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