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2016 NYC Trip Photos #27: Queens of the Modern Age

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover:

Every year from 1999 to 2015 my wife Anne and I took a road trip to a different part of the United States and visited attractions, wonders, and events we didn’t have back home in Indianapolis.

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2016 NYC Trip Photos #25: Yesterday's World of Tomorrow

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover:

Every year from 1999 to 2015 my wife Anne and I took a road trip to a different part of the United States and visited attractions, wonders, and events we didn’t have back home in Indianapolis.

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The Unisphere

This is the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York.  It was commissioned for the New York World’s Fair of 1964 – 1965. 91 more words

New York City

Carousel of Progress

I’m going to leave it to other bloggers to write about mainstream Disney World.  I’m focusing on one of the most outdated, tame and overlooked “rides”.   399 more words

Travel

LOUIS, LOUIS, ME GOTTA GO

April 30th in history:

The treaty authorizing the Louisiana Purchase was approved on April 30th, 1803. Exactly nine years later, on this date in 1812, Louisiana became the 18th state in the union. 92 more words

Today In History

New York World’s Fair- Live the Utopian Dream

Taking place in 1939, right after Word War II ended and at the height of depression, the New York World’s fair acted as a cure for people’s despair by offering them a chance to live in “The World of Tomorrow”, the Utopian world, where science and technology can bring freedom and prosperity. 164 more words

2020 Predictions for Driverless Cars

After decades of waiting for the promise of autonomous vehicles (driverless cars) that will let us work or entertain ourselves as we travel, we’re disappointed they aren’t available yet, but still resigned to be patiently hopeful. 1,086 more words

Technical Writing