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Post by Doodoo » May 20, 2020, 12:42 pm

1) For the kids
Remember Hitchhiking
No car? No problem! Just stick out your thumb and wait for a kind stranger to pull over and offer you a ride. It seems unthinkable today, but for a '70s free spirit who didn't have the bread to buy their own car (or was too young for a license), hitchhiking seemed like the best option when your own two feet couldn't get you there.

2) Sammy Davis Was Ashamed to Sign Autographs Because He Never Learned to Write
The only way that anyone could tell Sammy Davis Jr. wasn’t an educated man was because he never learned how to write. This was something he tried to hide and was pretty successful because he had strong reading skills.
According to Sy Marsh, Davis’ business partner and a former agent at William Morris, Davis was ashamed to personalize autographs because he couldn’t write. “Till the day he died he could sign his name, but he couldn’t write,” he said. “He never personalized autographs to anyone, because he couldn’t spell people’s names and he was embarrassed.”

3)
Living with the world’s longest fingernails
By then, Lee and her fingernails had received worldwide fame and any plans to cut off her claws had been firmly set aside.

"It’s strange how they become part of you," she told us.

Lee spent hours treating her nails with warm olive oil and applied a bottle-and-a-half of nail hardener to each fingernail every single day. She then covered them in a striking gold paint, which many will remember from her iconic Guinness World Records photoshoots.

In a 2007 interview with ABC, Lee said her nails grew an impressive inch-and-a-half every year.

According to Lee’s doctor, if she had been trapped in a bunker during a nuclear strike she could have eaten her nails - because they contained enough nutrients for her to survive for three months.

One thing Lee used her Guinness World Records title holder status for was to give motivational speeches: "One of the greatest things that I have done with them is going around to the junior high schools and talking about self-esteem. I go to self-esteem classes and tell the kids, 'It's OK to be different, as long as you are not hurting anyone.' And because, heaven knows, they need self-esteem."



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Post by Doodoo » May 21, 2020, 7:33 am

1)
First father and daughter to summit Everest
Years ago, Chhamji Sherpa would have never been able to be the Youngest female to summit Everest (South Side) if it wasn’t for her dad who accompanied her.
Being a mountain guide himself, Dendi Sherpa decided to escort his then 16-year-old daughter up the deathly peak to protect her from any harm that might come as a result of their journey.
Facing altitude sickness among many other struggles, Dendi continued until his daughter achieved her goal of reaching the summit; making him an incredible father and record holder as the First father and daughter to summit Everest.

2)
Largest tire track image
In 2015, the Largest tire track image was achieved by Hyundai Motor Company, who used eleven vehicles to create a 5,556,411.86 m² (59,808,480.26 ft²) message a 12-year-old girl wished to send to her astronaut father.

Spelling out the words 'Steph ♥'s You', Genesis cars creating lines 30 metres wide on the desert floor so that Steph could communicate with her dad who had been at the International Space Station for the past seven months.

Luckily Steph’s dad received her loving message, making for a very touching record.

3)
Oldest man to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Robert Wheeler is quite the ambitious parent, and decided to climb Mount Kilimanjaro at the age of 85.
When he completed the record, he did so with his son Jack, who he trained and trusted with in preparation for the record-breaking hike. After days of climbing the enormous African mountain, both father and son made it to the very top, accomplishing a feat no other dad had done at Robert’s age.

While he enjoyed the adrenaline of this achievement, he and his son Jack plan to better the record for Robert’s 90th birthday.

4)
1862 US President Abraham Lincoln signs into law the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for the settlement of the American West (80 million acres by 1900)

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Re: Yes it really happened

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Doodoo wrote:
May 21, 2020, 7:33 am
2)
Largest tire track image
In 2015, the Largest tire track image was achieved by Hyundai Motor Company, who used eleven vehicles to create a 5,556,411.86 m² (59,808,480.26 ft²) message a 12-year-old girl wished to send to her astronaut father.

Spelling out the words 'Steph ♥'s You', Genesis cars creating lines 30 metres wide on the desert floor so that Steph could communicate with her dad who had been at the International Space Station for the past seven months.

Luckily Steph’s dad received her loving message, making for a very touching record.
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1)
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London. It began in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register, adopting its current name on 1 January 1788. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times (founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers, since 1981 a subsidiary of News UK, in turn wholly owned by News Corp. The Times and The Sunday Times do not share editorial staff, were founded independently, and have only had common ownership since 1966.
The Times is the first newspaper to have borne that name, lending it to numerous other papers around the world, such as The Times of India and The New York Times. In countries where these other titles are popular, the newspaper is often referred to as The London Times[5][6][7][8][9] or The Times of London,[10] although the newspaper is of national scope and distribution.
The Times had an average daily circulation of 417,298 in January 2019;[11] in the same period, The Sunday Times had an average weekly circulation of 712,291.[11] An American edition of The Times has been published since 6 June 2006.[12] The Times has been heavily used by scholars and researchers because of its widespread availability in libraries and its detailed index. A complete historical file of the digitised paper, up to 2010, is online from Gale Cengage Learning.

2)
During presidential election campaigns in the United States, it has become customary for the main candidates (almost always the candidates of the two largest parties, currently the Democratic Party and the Republican Party) to engage in a debate. The topics discussed in the debate are often the most controversial issues of the time, and arguably elections have been nearly decided by these debates. Candidate debates are not constitutionally mandated, but they are now considered an intrinsic part of the election process.[1] The debates are targeted mainly at undecided voters; those who tend not to be partial to any political ideology or party.[
Presidential debates are held late in the election cycle, after the political parties have nominated their candidates. The candidates meet in a large hall, often at a university, before an audience of citizens. The formats of the debates have varied, with questions sometimes posed from one or more journalist moderators and in other cases members of the audience. The debate formats established during the 1988 though 2000 campaigns were governed in detail by secret memoranda of understanding (MOU) between the two major candidates; the MOU for the 2004 debates was, unlike the earlier agreements, jointly released to the public by the participants.

Debates have been broadcast live on television, radio, and in recent years, the web. The first debate for the 1960 election drew over 66 million viewers out of a population of 179 million, making it one of the most-watched broadcasts in U.S. television history. The 1980 debates drew 80 million viewers out of a population of 226 million. Recent debates have drawn decidedly smaller audiences, ranging from 46 million for the first 2000 debate to a high of over 67 million for the first debate in 2012.[3] A record-breaking audience of over 84 million people watched the first 2016 presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, a number that does not reflect online streaming.

3) Television Broadcasting1920s
1925: No events for this year.
1926: John Logie Baird demonstrates the world's first television system.
1927: The BBC begins broadcasting as the British Broadcasting Corporation under the Royal Charter.
1928: John Logie Baird's Television Development Company demonstrates their model A, B, and C 'televisors' to the general public.
1929: John Logie Baird begins broadcasting 30-minute-long programmes for his mechanically scanned televisions.
1930s
1930: Baird installs a television at 10 Downing Street, London, the British Prime Minister's residence. On July 14, Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald and his family use it to watch the first ever television drama, The Man with the Flower in His Mouth.
1931: Allen B. DuMont perfects long-lasting reliable cathode ray tubes later used for television reception. TV reaches the Soviet Union and France.
1932: The BBC starts a regular public television broadcasting service in the UK.
1933: The first television revue, Looking In, is broadcast on the BBC. The musical revue featured the Paramount Astoria dancing girls. Broadcast live by the BBC using John Logie Baird's 30-line mechanical television system, part of this performance was recorded onto a 7" aluminum disc using a primitive home recording process called Silvatone. This footage, which runs to just under four minutes, is the oldest surviving recording of broadcast television.
1934: Philo Farnsworth demonstrates a non-mechanical television system. The agreement for joint experimental transmissions by the BBC and John Logie Baird's company comes to an end. First 30 Line Mechanical Television Test Transmissions commence in April in Brisbane Australia conducted by Thomas Elliott and Dr Val McDowall.
1935: First regular scheduled TV broadcasts in Germany by the TV Station Paul Nipkow. The final transmissions of John Logie Baird's 30-line television system are broadcast by the BBC. First TV broadcasts in France on February 13 on Paris PTT Vision.
1936: The 1936 Summer Olympics becomes the first Olympic Games to be broadcast on television.
1937: The BBC Television Service broadcasts the world's first televised Shakespeare play, a thirty-minute version of Twelfth Night, and the first football match, Arsenal F.C. vs. Arsenal reserves.
1938: DuMont Laboratories manufactures and sells the first all-electronic television sets to the public. Baird gives the first public demonstration of color projection television. The BBC broadcasts the world's first ever television science fiction (R.U.R.), and television crime series (Telecrime); in one of the lengthiest experimental television broadcasts, the BBC broadcasts a 90-minute version of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Leslie Banks, Constance Cummings, and James Mason.
1939: The BBC suspends its television service owing to the outbreak of the Second World War. The 1939 New York World's Fair was broadcast. Japan is the first Asian country to air television

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Post by Doodoo » May 23, 2020, 3:17 pm

1) Restaurant signs
"We dont have WIFI so you will have to talk to each other, Pretend its 1995 "

"Look down If you're wearing socks withsandals, WE ARE CLOSED"

2)
Mike Tyson: Bengal Tigers
At one point, the world’s most feared boxer bought three of the world’s most feared cats. Mike Tyson’s three Royal Bengal tigers cost $70,000 each upfront, and required $4,000 a month to house and maintain. He eventually was forced to give the majestic predators away, but not before one knocked out Iron Mike’s gold tooth with a head butt, The Telegraph reported.

3)
Lionel Messi: Peace and Quiet
Lionel Messi is the world’s highest-paid athlete — with $127 million in earnings in 2019 alone, according to Forbes — so he can really buy anything he wants. But Messi went to extremes to ensure peace and quiet for himself and his family. The soccer star thought his neighbors in the Castelldefels municipality of Barcelona were too noisy, so he bought their house to add to his estate for an unknown amount, Sports Illustrated reported.

4) https://wealthygorilla.com/cheapest-countries/

Cheapest place to reside
Cost: $679/Month
Thailand is the ninth cheapest country to live in worldwide.

Officially called The Kingdom of Thailand, and previously called Siam, Thailand is a country located in the centre of South-East Asia and has 76 provinces.

Cost: $340/Month
The cheapest place to live in, worldwide, is Indonesia. In the Republic of Indonesia, is located between the Indian and Pacific oceans, in South-East Asia.

Home to approximately 17,000 islands, it’s the worlds largest island country and has a total population of 264 million people, which also makes it the worlds 4th most populated country.

There are certain places in Indonesia, like Bali and Jakarta that are more comparable on price to other major western cities around the world.

However, places like Senggigi in Lombok can provide you with accommodation and living expenses for as little as $340 a month.

You’re looking at paying approximately $142 a month for a one-bedroom studio apartment, or $12 a night for a hotel.

The luxury essentials like beer, coffee and coconuts cost as little as $0.89 for a beer, $0.10 for a coconut, $0.71 for coffee and $1.77 for a meal out.

Indonesia is the cheapest country to live in worldwide.

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Post by Doodoo » May 24, 2020, 8:27 am

1) Its Shadow's birthday!!!!!!! Happy Birthday number 3

2) Changes after Covid at Airports
Carry-on bags
Brian Altomare of Lugless has seen the banning of carry-on bags in the cabins to create less baggage in the overhead bins. Travelers may also be carrying less while going through increased security when it comes to sanitizing luggage during the check-in process.
EmiratesAir has already announce that Carry Ons will no longer be allowed.

Security bins
Steve Deane of Stratos Jets says that airports will completely remove the bins at security as they can be handled by hundreds of travelers every day without ever being cleaned. When going through security, travelers will place their items directly on the conveyor belt

2) Places to get the VIRUS

Swimming pools
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) itself reassures swimmers that "there is no evidence that the virus that causes COVID-19 can be spread to people through the water in pools, hot tubs, spas, or water play areas." But while you aren't likely to catch the virus just by taking a dip where someone infected has been swimming—especially if it's well-chlorinated—that does not mean a trip to the local pool is a good idea.

"Much about swimming at a beach or in a swimming pool makes social distancing difficult," according to twin brothers Jamil Abdurrahman, MD, and Idries Abdurrahman, MD. "And anytime social distancing is not being maintained, there is a risk of transmitting the COVID-19 virus."

The Abdurrahmans also point to a 2009 study published in the journal Water Research that found that coronaviruses in general can remain in water for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. "Now, it is important to note that, just because virus particles are found in water, this doesn't necessarily mean that they will be active and able to cause an active infection," the Abdurrahmans clarify. "But just the fact that a coronavirus may be able to survive in water means that it is at least possible that transmission of the virus could occur from contacting contaminated water."

Grocery stores
This is one of the few places most of us have visited in the past few months. Even with strict maximum capacity rules and floor markers noting six fit of distance, these sources of sustenance can be risky places to visit.

"Grocers are doing their best to keep the aisles clean, but it is the patrons that are being careless," says Abe Malkin, MD, founder and medical director of Concierge MD LA. "We all know that to get the best produce, you must use your senses of touch and smell with a lot of these items. That means that perfectly ripe avocado you brought home might not have passed the test for about four others before you."

Malkin recommends immediately wiping down any grocery store purchases before putting them away in your cabinet or fridge, and to wash your fruits and vegetables under cold running water, even if the packaging claims it is "pre-washed."


3) The 10 most stressful jobs and their median salaries
Enlisted military personnel of three or four years: $26,802
Firefighter: $49,080
Airline pilot: $111,930
Police officer: $62,960
Broadcaster: $62,960
Event coordinator: $48,290
News Reporter: $39,370
Public relations executive: $111,280
Senior corporate executive: $104,700
Taxi driver: $24,880

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Post by Doodoo » May 25, 2020, 11:37 am

1)
In Washington, D.C., humanitarians Clara Barton and Adolphus Solomons found the American National Red Cross, an organization established to provide humanitarian aid to victims of wars and natural disasters in congruence with the International Red Cross
Barton, born in Massachusetts in 1821, worked with the sick and wounded during the American Civil War and became known as the “Angel of the Battlefield” for her tireless dedication. In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln commissioned her to search for lost prisoners of war, and with the extensive records she had compiled during the war she succeeded in identifying thousands of the Union dead at the Andersonville prisoner-of-war camp.
She was in Europe in 1870 when the Franco-Prussian War broke out, and she went behind the German lines to work for the International Red Cross. In 1873, she returned to the United States, and four years later she organized an American branch of the International Red Cross. The American Red Cross received its first U.S. federal charter in 1900. Barton headed the organization into her 80s and died in 1912.

2)
We've often heard of Huron, Iroquois Indians but here is a tribe
The Lenape (English: /ləˈnɑːpi/ or /ˈlɛnəpi/),[7] also called the Leni Lenape,[8] Lenni Lenape and Delaware people,[9] are an indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, who live in Canada and the United States.[4] Their historical territory included present-day New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River watershed, New York City, western Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley.[notes 1] Today, Lenape people belong to the Delaware Nation and Delaware Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma; the Stockbridge-Munsee Community in Wisconsin; and the Munsee-Delaware Nation, Moravian of the Thames First Nation, and Delaware of Six Nations in Ontario.

The Lenape have a matrilineal clan system and historically were matrilocal.

During the decades of the 18th century, most Lenape were pushed out of their homeland by expanding European colonies. Their dire situation was exacerbated by losses from intertribal conflicts.[10] The divisions and troubles of the American Revolutionary War and United States' independence pushed them farther west. In the 1860s, the United States government sent most Lenape remaining in the eastern United States to the Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma and surrounding territory) under the Indian removal policy. In the 21st century, most Lenape now reside in Oklahoma, with some communities living also in Wisconsin and Ontario.

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Post by Doodoo » May 27, 2020, 9:52 am

Today all about Kraft Dinner

1)
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese has been around since 1937, though similar recipes date back as far as the 1700s.
The brand was the first to market boxed macaroni and cheese. However, according to Smithsonian Magazine, the first-known recipe for mac and cheese was written down in 1769.

2)
Kraft's creation was an instant smash hit.
In 1937 alone, 9 million boxes were sold.
Today, roughly a million boxes of Kraft Mac & Cheese are sold every day.
Besides the iconic elbow noodle shape, the brand's top-selling noodle at one point was the SpongeBob SquarePants variety.


3)
One Kraft-Heinz factory in Montreal is working around-the-clock to suit the demands of consumers during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Food & Wine and Canadian news station CTV, since a pandemic was declared over COVID-19, Kraft Heinz, the company that makes Kraft Dinner, saw a 35% increase in demand for the product.

4)
The easy-to-make dinner became popular during wartime for its low price — early advertisements claimed it could feed a family of four for just 19 cents.
According to Mashed, Kraft Mac & Cheese grew in popularity during World War II, when two boxes of Kraft Dinner could be purchased for one rationing coupon.

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Post by Doodoo » May 28, 2020, 5:55 pm

TOOL HACKS TO KNOW ABOUT
1)
Hands-Free Light Hack
Make a hands-free light in a snap with a flashlight, a pair of pliers and a rubber band. Place the flashlight in the jaws of the pliers; then wrap a rubber band around the handles of the pliers. That’s it! Point the light wherever you need it.

2)
Bobby Pin Nail Holder
There's no need to risk hammering a finger when working with tiny nails or in tight quarters. A common bobby pin makes a great nail holder—and keeps your fingers at a safe distance! Once the nail is started, remove the bobby pin and continue hammering away.

3)
Use a Rubber Band to Grip Stripped Screws
We've all stripped a couple of screws in our day. And it normally isn't a big setback until you need to unscrew it, that is. So the next time you're in this situation, try a rubber band for a screw grip.

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Post by Doodoo » May 29, 2020, 9:41 am

1) BEER
Get Better Sleep
Hops can work as an herbal replacement for sleeping pills. If you find yourself having trouble getting to sleep, try washing your pillow cases with a few spoonfuls of a hoppy IPA mixed in with the water. The hoppy scent will help you drift off into dreamland better than counting sheep ever could.

2) Clean Copper and Cast Iron
Beer can clean everything from battered coins to your favorite pot. Soak your copper item in beer for 5 to 10 minutes and then use a soft cloth to buff the surface and remove stains. It really is that easy.

3) Lack of vitamin D and severe COVID-19 cases: Is there a link? Another read for you all
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/health/medica ... li=AAggNb9

4)
Matchbox cars
Matchbox cars might not exist today if it weren't for a little girl in 1953 who could only bring toys to her London school that fit inside a matchbox. Her father, a partner at a die-casting firm, scaled down a previously designed road roller to comply with school rules. The miniature car was a hit among her friends, and the Matchbox brand was officially launched later that year.

The most valuable Matchbox car, according to comparison website GoCompare and toy car expert Neal Giordano, is a tan and orange Magirus-Deutz Truck from 1971 that was valued at $11,822.

5)
Comic books
The first Superman comic book was published in 1939, but the Man of Steel actually made his debut one year prior in the inaugural issue of the Action Comics series. Originally selling for 10 cents, Action Comics No. 1 has sold for more than $3 million, according to research put together by GoCompare and comic expert Duncan McAlpine, making it the most valuable comic book of all time. The record was previously held by a copy of Action Comics No. 1 owned by actor Nicolas Cage that sold for $2,161,000

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Post by Udon Map » May 29, 2020, 2:53 pm

Doodoo wrote:
May 29, 2020, 9:41 am
2) Clean Copper and Cast Iron
Beer can clean everything from battered coins to your favorite pot. Soak your copper item in beer for 5 to 10 minutes and then use a soft cloth to buff the surface and remove stains. It really is that easy.
It's not the barley or hops, it's the carbonation. Coke will do the same thing.

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1) In 1954, the last immigrant to come through Ellis Island was Arne Peterssen, a 48-year-old merchant seaman from Narvik, in what country?

Answer at Bottom

2) From 1764 to 1767, in the historical region of Gévaudan, located in southern France, and in adjacent areas, about one hundred children, youths, and women were killed by a so-called “Beast”. Numerous other humans survived the attacks, many of them seriously injured. The series of attacks has been confirmed by a great variety of historical documents and is not called into question by scientists.

3) Or not cleaning them frequently enough
While adding extra filters to your HVAC system can cause serious problems, not replacing your existing ones enough can be just as much of an issue. "A dirty or clogged filter will impact efficiency and could even cause damage to your system," says Mark Dawson, COO of One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Mister Sparky, and Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. He recommends changing filters every one to three months.


4) Cracking eggs directly into the poaching water
When you crack the egg over the water and let it drop right in, the egg separates and goes all over the pan. That might be fine for egg drop soup, but not for an eggs Benedict recipe. Instead, crack the egg into a small bowl or ramekin, then ease it gently into the water.



Answer to #1
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1) Myth There are multiple strains of COVID-19
Despite rumors of mutated versions, as of May 19 there is in fact just one known strain of COVID-19. A paper released April 30 by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory claimed a new strain of the virus was even more contagious than the first; however, the research has not been formally published or properly vetted by other scientists—nor do the claims match the available evidence so far.


2) The coronavirus can't be transmitted on surfaces
Direct contact with someone who has COVID-19 is not necessary for transmission, according to a review published in February 2020 in the Journal of Hospital Infection, which found human coronaviruses can survive up to nine days on certain surfaces. While this is not considered by the CDC to be the main way COVID-19 spreads, it is thought to be possible to contract the virus in this way.

3) Ebola, swine flu, SARS, and Zika were as bad as COVID-19 and nothing got shut down in US
Parts of social media have claimed that outbreaks of Ebola, swine flu, SARS and the Zika virus occurred under President Barack Obama and—although the outbreaks were more serious than COVID-19—nothing was shut down in response. The Ebola outbreak did occur from 2014–2016 during Obama’s presidency, but just 11 people in the U.S. were treated. Amidst the swine flu (H1N1), which was also during his presidency in 2009 and 2010, more than 700 schools were closed, and the CDC recommended any childcare locations or schools with confirmed cases shut down for up to two weeks. The SARS epidemic, with 8,000 cases worldwide, came in 2003 before Obama. The Zika virus outbreak took place in 2015 and 2016, but resulted in, respectively, 62 U.S. cases and 10 in territories, and 5,168 cases in states and 36,512 in territories.

4) "Video Killed the Radio Star" (The Buggles, 1979)
This song holds the distinction of being the first video played on MTV (at 12:01 a.m., Aug. 1, 1981) However, the clip was actually released in 1979 on BBC's popular "Top of the Pops." While the song wasn't all that good and The Buggles did not have a long run, it ushered in a new way fans could get their music. It's a fitting opener to a channel that now had the ability to make or break an artist more than any radio station could ever do.

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1) Why did the Nazis respect Switzerland’s neutrality during WWII?
Switzerland was neutral, but was still armed to the teeth. When Germany invaded neutral Belgium in WWI to attack France from a better position, the Swiss got very scared (rightly so). They made a plan called “The National Redoubt”, essentially designed so that any enemy would look at Switzerland on a map and decide that it was not worth it to annex Switzerland. They started compulsory military draft for men and were able to mobilise an army of 400,000 men in 2 days since men had to (and they still do) keep their rifles at home. It is noteworthy that these people were trained to fight in the mountainous Swiss terrain. Anti-tank guns were disguised as barns. There’s stuff like this in the entire country, especially in the Alpine Southern region. For example, in the photo shown below, the building on the left is a machine gun nest and the one on the right is an anti-tank gun. They are connected by an underground tunnel.

2) After declaring a national emergency, President Richard Nixon deployed the National Guard to New York City to distribute mail during the eight-day U.S. postal strike in 1970. At least 150,000 postal carriers joined the nationwide strike to demand higher wages and better working conditions. The effects of the strike greatly impacted the country as important government, finance, and industry documents, as well as Vietnam War draft notices, failed to be delivered.

3) After a civil rights activist was fatally shot by Alabama state troopers, civil rights leaders organized a march from Selma to Montgomery, led by Hosea Williams and John Lewis, now a Georgia congressman. After crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the marchers met a wall of state troopers, who attacked the marchers will clubs and tear gas in an incident known as Bloody Sunday. A second march took place without violence, but Rev. Martin Luther individual Jr. turned the demonstrators around when troopers again blocked the bridge. After Alabama Governor George Wallace refused to issue the demonstrators protection for a third march, President Lyndon Johnson federalized the Alabama National Guard to protect the marchers as they walked towards the state capitol.

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Post by dunroaming » June 2, 2020, 5:39 pm

Udon Map wrote:
May 29, 2020, 2:53 pm
Doodoo wrote:
May 29, 2020, 9:41 am
2) Clean Copper and Cast Iron
Beer can clean everything from battered coins to your favorite pot. Soak your copper item in beer for 5 to 10 minutes and then use a soft cloth to buff the surface and remove stains. It really is that easy.
It's not the barley or hops, it's the carbonation. Coke will do the same thing.
And cokes much cheaper than beer or brown sauce which also works well

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Post by mickojak » June 2, 2020, 5:59 pm

Unfortunately not as good as coke when I was a kit.
That ---- was really good at cleaning,
probably our insides as well :lol:

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dunroaming wrote:
June 2, 2020, 5:39 pm
Udon Map wrote:
May 29, 2020, 2:53 pm
Doodoo wrote:
May 29, 2020, 9:41 am
2) Clean Copper and Cast Iron Beer can clean everything from battered coins to your favorite pot. Soak your copper item in beer for 5 to 10 minutes and then use a soft cloth to buff the surface and remove stains. It really is that easy.
It's not the barley or hops, it's the carbonation. Coke will do the same thing.
And cokes much cheaper than beer or brown sauce which also works well
Here's an example:


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Post by Doodoo » June 4, 2020, 7:16 am

1 What was the US Navy's first destroyer
The US Navy’s first torpedo boat destroyers—intended to defend the battle line against torpedo boats being built by navies around the world—were sixteen ships authorized by Congress in 1899 and delivered in 1902
Nine of them—the Bainbridge class—were designed by the Navy Department. Recognition features included a high fo’c’s’le and four widely-spaced stacks. Their main batteries consisted of two guns of a new 3-inch/50 caliber rapid fire design. They also mounted five 6-pounders and carried two 18-inch torpedo tubes.

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What was Heinz Guderian doing after WW2?
He surrendered to the American forces on the tenth of May. He was not put on trial at Nuremberg due to lack of documents that could link him to the Holocaust. He joined one of the United States sponsored divisions and was kept under protection by the United States who denied Soviet requests to have Guderian extradited. He was one of the lucky few to have a short sentence and was released in 1948. He retired to Southern Bavaria. He began writing several books like Blitzkrieg in their own words and Panzer leader. He died of a heart attack on May 14th 1954. Make no mistake, He was a Nazi even if a moderate Nazi going so far as to say that Nazism was good on fundamental issues, he was a key proponent in the Clean Wehrmacht myth along with Manstein. His legacy is that of the father of Blitzkrieg (even if it's embellished) and a German nationalist till the end.

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Omar al-Mukhṭār Muḥammad bin Farḥāṭ al-Manifī (Arabic: عُمَر الْمُخْتَار مُحَمَّد بِن فَرْحَات الْمَنِفِي‎; 20 August 1858[4][5] – 16 September 1931), called The Lion of the Desert, known among the colonial Italians as Matari of the Mnifa,[6] was the leader of native resistance in Cyrenaica, currently Eastern Libya under the Senussids, against the Italian colonization of Libya. A teacher-turned-general, Omar was also a prominent figure of the Senussi movement, and he is considered the national hero of Libya and a symbol of resistance in the Arab and Islamic worlds. Beginning in 1911, he organised and, for nearly twenty years, led the Libyan resistance movement against the colonial Italians during the Pacification of Libya. After many attempts, the Italian Armed Forces managed to capture Al-Mukhtar near Solonta and hanged him in 1931.

Omar al-Mukhtar also fought against the French colonization of Chad and the British occupation of Egypt.

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Re: Yes it really happened

Post by Doodoo » June 6, 2020, 11:39 am

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Never Drive With Less Than a Quarter Tank of Gas
The electric fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank on just about every fuel-injected car and truck. Car makers put it there on purpose so it's cooled and kept at a safe operating temperature by the gas in the tank. But if you consistently drive with less than a quarter tank, the low fuel level can't always provide enough cooling for the pump, and that can cause early fuel pump failure. In-tank fuel pump replacement can cost around $700. Overheating isn't the only issue, though. Consistently driving with a low fuel level causes the pump to suck in debris from the bottom of the tank. That debris can pass through the "sock" filter in the tank and the particles can wear out the pump impeller, causing a low fuel pressure situation. This warning doesn't mean you have to rush to a gas station the instant you hit a quarter tank on the gauge. The fuel pump can easily handle occasional low fuel level operation. But, if you consistently drive with less than a quarter tank, you increase your chances of early fuel pump failure and a big repair bill.

2 Never Leave Beverages Inside Your Car
Since liquids expand when they freeze, you could be in for a big mess if you leave beverages in your vehicle for extended periods of time when temperature dip below freezing. Don't forget to take bottled water, juice, soda and beer inside after your trip to the grocery store.

3 Loudest Noise
On 27 August 1883, Earth made the loudest noise in recorded history. Emanating from the island of Krakatoa, which sits between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia, the sound could be heard clearly almost 5,000 kilometres (3,100 miles) away and by people across 50 different geological locations around the world.

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Re: Yes it really happened

Post by Doodoo » June 7, 2020, 8:42 am

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All one has to do is change the year from 1917 to 2020

At 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 1917, a group of between 8,000 and 10,000 African American men, women and children began marching through the streets of midtown Manhattan in what became one of the first civil rights protests in American history—nearly 50 years before the March on Washington. Accompanied only by the sound of drums as they moved down Fifth Avenue, the protestors marched in silence, mourning those killed in a wave of anti-African American violence that had swept across the nation.
In the year preceding the march, two notorious lynching attacks had made headlines; one in Waco, Texas, which saw 10,000 people gather to watch a black man hung, and another in Tennessee that drew a crowd of 5,000. Even more shocking were the race riots that broke out in East St. Louis, Illinois, in the spring and summer of 1917.
Racial tensions in the city had been rising for years, as waves of southern blacks fled the Jim Crow South, traveling to industrial cities in the north in search of better living conditions and employment opportunities as part of what is known as the Great Migration. Business owners fanned the racial flames, hiring the newly-arrived black workers at lower wages than their white counterparts, and even using them as strikebreakers in their ongoing fight against unionized workers.
The first wave of attacks came in May, when a 3,000-strong mob descended on the downtown area, forcing the governor to call in the National Guard. After several weeks of relative calm, tensions exploded on the evening of July 2. Earlier that day, a car driven by several white men had shot into a crowd of people in the black section of the city. When another car (carrying police officers and a reporter) entered the same section a few hours later, black residents opened fire, killing two passengers.
The ‘Silent’ Protest That Kick-Started the Civil Rights Movement

2) On June 6, 1933, eager motorists park their automobiles on the grounds of Park-In Theaters, the first-ever drive-in movie theater, located on Crescent Boulevard in Camden, New Jersey.

3) Of course June 6 1944 D Day The Allies invade Europe

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