Saturday, July 11, 2020
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The 1950s were a magical time. The world was recovering from World War, two economies were booming, superpowers were racing into space and scientists had a new toy to play with atomic bombs. I mentioned...
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The space race of the 1960's was tight, like real, tight. In fact, Yuri Gagarin went up in April 12 1961 and the u.s. followed really close behind only 23 days later, with Alan Shepard, and...
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That was a kid like many young boys, I was in the Boy Scouts being in the Boy. Scouts is great. They teach you all about self-reliance and life skills, leadership skills that kind of...
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On November 25th of 2018, a very interesting birth announcement was made on YouTube to twin girls. Lulu and Nana had been born somewhere in China. Their parents were not the ones in the article...
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As many of you know, I worked for over a decade at a major newspaper and when I was working there, there was a word that you just weren't allowed to say it was like...
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Last fall, I did a article on human oddities, specifically on the sideshow circuit of the early 20th century, everything from a guy who smoked with his eyeballs to the tallest man of all time,...
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This article is brought to you by audible on October, 5th 1957 word got around that the Soviet Union had put the first artificial satellite up into space, a big beeping ball with four antennas...
That Time When Cocaine Was In EVERYTHING
The history of Cocaine The cocaine alkaloid was first isolated from coca leaves in 1859 by Albert Niemann. Even though its commercial potential was debatable doctors of the time embraced it. You could get cocaine drops...
The Surprising History of Drugs
Your brain is a vast science lab that can produce a never-ending stream of chemical concoctions that help fight disease, escape danger, make you feel happy or gently send you to sleep. That’s right, whether...
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The brightest and hottest stars burn out the fastest. It's true in the cosmos. Seems to be true with people. When you think of genius, you think of people who have changed the world. Shakespeare,...