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StraddleMyNose

The Ides of March
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0 comments | 0 kudos | posted Mar 15, 2014 5:25PM

RonaldRaygun

I did what????
So, a lot of people ask me if I regret anything I did during my eight years in office. And the answer is, just one thing.

Now, I know some of you are thinking I'm going to say Iran Contra. And ...More...
0 comments | 1 kudo | posted Feb 9, 2014 10:34AM

StraddleMyNose

Infamous Bonnie’s pistol to be auctioned

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A pistol retrieved from the skirt of Bonnie Parker of the

Depression-era outlaw duo of Bonnie and Clyde as her bullet-riddled body was stripped for embalming in 1934 will go up...More...
1 comment | 0 kudos | posted Dec 30, 2013 7:46PM

StraddleMyNose

25 years ago today: Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland


December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland

The crash and how it happened

Hard to believe it's been...More...
1 comment | 0 kudos | posted Dec 21, 2013 3:20PM

StraddleMyNose

What are your favorite inspiring presidential quotes?
Here are some of mine.

Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem.”

Ronald Reagan

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Freedom is never ...More...
6 comments | 0 kudos | posted Mar 14, 2013 3:32PM

StraddleMyNose

Mount Rushmore
Some interesting facts and history behind Mount Rushmore that I thought was pretty interesting.

It’s still Crazy after 65 years

Sculptor’s family fixated on carving of Sioux warrior....More...
1 comment | 0 kudos | posted Mar 21, 2012 6:22PM

StraddleMyNose

Bone fragment may solve the mystery of what happened to Ameilia Earhart
I don't mean to come off as a "blog hog", but this is something that I thought was interesting enough to share on here about Amelia Earhart.

A tiny bone found on a tropical island could fin...More...
6 comments | 0 kudos | posted Mar 21, 2012 7:28AM

StraddleMyNose

Sweet 16
We're down to the final 16 teams in college basketball. We have 4 Ohio teams still left in it. Cincinnati, Ohio State, Xavier, and Ohio U. This is the first time that 4 teams from any state has made t...More...
7 comments | 1 kudo | posted Mar 19, 2012 10:29PM

StraddleMyNose

Anyone know what today is?
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3 comments | 1 kudo | posted Mar 15, 2012 10:12PM

ShadowMale

The world changes... time marches on.
Things change, inevitably, and the world moves on. I was recently thinking of the past, reminiscing in my own head, about how different things were only 3 or 4 years ago. I thought about the person I ...More...
8 comments | 7 kudos | posted Apr 17, 2011 2:31AM

StraddleMyNose

The Jan. 28, 1986 Challenger Disaster: 25 years later
It was 25 years ago today that this disaster occured. In memory, I thought that we could take some time today and mourne those who lost their lives on Challenger, and to keep their families and loved ...More...
9 comments | 3 kudos | posted Jan 28, 2011 12:05AM

StraddleMyNose

Bones from island tested for Amelia Earhart's DNA

NORMAN, Okla. — Three bone fragments found on a deserted South Pacific island are being analyzed to determine whether they belong to Amelia Earhart — tests that could finally prove she died as a cas...More...
5 comments | 2 kudos | posted Dec 18, 2010 5:05PM

StraddleMyNose

Which historical person would you bring back to deal with today's issues?
Yesterday I asked in a blog if you were to go back in time, which historical person would you choose to meet, and spend time with, and why you would pick that person.

Today, I'm puting a different...More...
6 comments | 3 kudos | posted Oct 15, 2010 5:34PM

StraddleMyNose

If you could go back in time...
If you could go back in time to be with an historical person, who would it be, and why?

For me, I would have to say Albert Einstein, because of his geniusness to where I would have fun picking his ...More...
14 comments | 2 kudos | posted Oct 14, 2010 9:40PM

StraddleMyNose

Killer Ted Bundy's bug a museum display

Serial killer Ted Bundy lured women to his 1968 Volkswagen Beetle. In some cases, he killed them inside.
The car, which has spots of rust, missing trim, a cracked windshield and a...More...
4 comments | 1 kudo | posted Feb 23, 2010 8:10PM

StraddleMyNose

Sickly - pharaoh boy Tut likely used a cane, latest tests find
DNA from the mummies of King Tutankhamun and his family showed that his parents were brother and sister.

CAIRO -- Egypt's famed King Tutankhamun suffered from a cleft palate and club foot, l...More...
9 comments | 0 kudos | posted Feb 17, 2010 6:23PM

StraddleMyNose

Jan. 28, 1986: The Challenger Disaster
It was 24 years ago today that this disaster occured. In memory, I thought that we could take some time today and mourne those who lost their lives on Challenger, and to keep their families and loved ...More...
15 comments | 2 kudos | posted Jan 28, 2010 7:12AM

StraddleMyNose

Who is your favorite all time President?
I thought that this would be interesting to see who each of us liked as our favorite all time president of our country, whether it's the current president or someone from the past in recent years. I w...More...
24 comments | 3 kudos | posted Jun 2, 2009 4:41AM

straightup_9

A History Lesson
How good are you at History?

Do you know what happened back in 1850, 158 years ago?

California became a state.

The State had no electricity.

The State had no money.

Almost everyone spok...More...
4 comments | 1 kudo | posted Nov 17, 2008 1:05PM

bvatl

Have to wonder....
We live in an era of information being hyper-accessible.
You can validate a claim to pretty much anything within minutes by usingSnopes - Urban legend and chain mail debunk...More...
4 comments | 2 kudos | posted May 17, 2007 1:04PM

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