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thinkaboutit.... - pigtail - Oct 23, 2017 - 11:49am
 
Counting with Pictures - ScottN - Oct 23, 2017 - 11:48am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - lily34 - Oct 23, 2017 - 11:40am
 
What Makes You Laugh? - lily34 - Oct 23, 2017 - 11:03am
 
What are you listening to now? - Proclivities - Oct 23, 2017 - 10:54am
 
Way Cool Video - Coaxial - Oct 23, 2017 - 10:38am
 
The Image Post - Red_Dragon - Oct 23, 2017 - 10:16am
 
My Special Talent - pigtail - Oct 23, 2017 - 9:39am
 
What do you want to drive? - lily34 - Oct 23, 2017 - 6:53am
 
I like cheese - lily34 - Oct 23, 2017 - 6:32am
 
The Global War on Terror - Red_Dragon - Oct 23, 2017 - 5:02am
 
Mixtape Culture Club - ColdMiser - Oct 23, 2017 - 4:33am
 
Health 'Insurance' - miamizsun - Oct 23, 2017 - 4:31am
 
What makes you smile? - Steely_D - Oct 22, 2017 - 6:21pm
 
Name My Band - oldviolin - Oct 22, 2017 - 5:49pm
 
Tech & Science - miamizsun - Oct 22, 2017 - 3:53pm
 
Questions. - SeriousLee - Oct 22, 2017 - 3:18pm
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - KurtfromLaQuinta - Oct 22, 2017 - 1:33pm
 
Regarding cats - KurtfromLaQuinta - Oct 22, 2017 - 1:29pm
 
Bad Poetry - ScottN - Oct 22, 2017 - 11:21am
 
Cryptic Posts - Leave Them Guessing - oldviolin - Oct 22, 2017 - 9:57am
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - oldviolin - Oct 22, 2017 - 9:42am
 
Poetry Forum - oldviolin - Oct 22, 2017 - 9:30am
 
Baseball, anyone? - ScottFromWyoming - Oct 22, 2017 - 8:36am
 
how do you feel right now? - SeriousLee - Oct 22, 2017 - 7:58am
 
Coffee - SeriousLee - Oct 22, 2017 - 5:59am
 
New Echo (Alexa) Skill - foof2010 - Oct 22, 2017 - 5:54am
 
Positive Thoughts and Prayer Requests - Coaxial - Oct 21, 2017 - 10:32pm
 
Impotent Commands to the Universe - haresfur - Oct 21, 2017 - 5:18pm
 
Lyrics that strike a chord today... - konz - Oct 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
 
Celebrity Face Recognition - miamizsun - Oct 21, 2017 - 11:41am
 
The All-Things Beatles Forum - olivertwist - Oct 21, 2017 - 8:53am
 
Spain - miamizsun - Oct 21, 2017 - 7:17am
 
• • • BRING OUT YOUR DEAD • • •  - SeriousLee - Oct 21, 2017 - 3:57am
 
FLAC stream - useanaim - Oct 20, 2017 - 6:16pm
 
Show us your NEW _______________!!!! - hobiejoe - Oct 20, 2017 - 3:59pm
 
Things You Thought Today - SeriousLee - Oct 20, 2017 - 3:58pm
 
Eating - miamizsun - Oct 20, 2017 - 2:44pm
 
Radio Paradise NFL Pick'em Group - the_jake - Oct 20, 2017 - 1:12pm
 
What's on YOUR PSD right now ? - proguesser - Oct 20, 2017 - 12:57pm
 
Help!!!!!!!! - SeriousLee - Oct 20, 2017 - 9:41am
 
Make Lily34 Laugh - Coaxial - Oct 20, 2017 - 8:58am
 
The Perfect Government - sirdroseph - Oct 20, 2017 - 8:49am
 
Just Time Lapse - miamizsun - Oct 20, 2017 - 4:54am
 
Favorite Monsters - oldviolin - Oct 19, 2017 - 8:36pm
 
Beer - islander - Oct 19, 2017 - 5:39pm
 
Strange signs, marquees, billboards, etc. - haresfur - Oct 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
 
You really put butter on the hot dog? - Proclivities - Oct 19, 2017 - 12:24pm
 
the genographic project - ScottFromWyoming - Oct 19, 2017 - 12:15pm
 
Advertising Gone Mad - miamizsun - Oct 19, 2017 - 11:15am
 
Cool Stuff I Really Want - ScottFromWyoming - Oct 19, 2017 - 11:03am
 
How I found RP - miamizsun - Oct 19, 2017 - 10:31am
 
Random Solutions - Random Advice - Proclivities - Oct 19, 2017 - 8:32am
 
Name My Album - Proclivities - Oct 19, 2017 - 7:52am
 
Listening to RP from cache - are my ratings lost? - BillG - Oct 19, 2017 - 6:30am
 
How to stream FLAC on Alexa? - jarro - Oct 19, 2017 - 2:23am
 
Celebrity Deaths - ptooey - Oct 18, 2017 - 3:48pm
 
Kids say the funniest things - ScottFromWyoming - Oct 18, 2017 - 3:39pm
 
Guns - kurtster - Oct 18, 2017 - 2:39pm
 
Photos you have taken of your walks or hikes. - Antigone - Oct 18, 2017 - 2:26pm
 
Climate Change - miamizsun - Oct 18, 2017 - 11:48am
 
Trump/Palin in 2012 WHY the HELL NOT? - maryte - Oct 18, 2017 - 11:28am
 
The Six Word Story: Do You Have Yours? - Antigone - Oct 18, 2017 - 9:58am
 
Amazing animals! - Coaxial - Oct 18, 2017 - 9:13am
 
Great update to the app! - jwbrent - Oct 18, 2017 - 6:34am
 
Today in History - Red_Dragon - Oct 18, 2017 - 6:17am
 
::odd but intriguing:: - miamizsun - Oct 18, 2017 - 4:05am
 
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017 - 6:17am

1967 – The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017 - 6:16am

1954 – Texas Instruments announces the first transistor radio.
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017 - 6:16am

1951 – The Studio for Electronic Music was established at the West German Broadcasting facility in Cologne, Germany, making the first modern music studio.
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017 - 6:14am

1851 – Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is first published as The Whale by Richard Bentley of London.
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Posted: Oct 17, 2017 - 6:39am

1933 – Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.
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Posted: Oct 17, 2017 - 6:15am

1814 – Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.
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Posted: Oct 16, 2017 - 12:45pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I might have to keep that tidbit in my back pocket for if we're ever near there. "Let's go to Cooperstown, I hear they have a giant hoax thing and maybe something else too."

 
I've been around there before (east or southwest of it at different times) but I don't think that village is on a major state road, so it really has to be a specific destination - you can't just pop in "by mistake".  


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Posted: Oct 16, 2017 - 12:33pm

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Yeah, it was brilliant.  “I declare,” one of the men supposedly said. “Some old Indian has been buried here!”  OddlyI've never been to Cooperstown, NY, but the giant is apparently still there.

 
I might have to keep that tidbit in my back pocket for if we're ever near there. "Let's go to Cooperstown, I hear they have a giant hoax thing and maybe something else too."
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Posted: Oct 16, 2017 - 11:33am

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That's still a great story. Hoaxes these days are of a different type, and sometimes get elected to high public office.

 
Yeah, it was brilliant.  “I declare,” one of the men supposedly said. “Some old Indian has been buried here!”  OddlyI've never been to Cooperstown, NY, but the giant is apparently still there.
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Posted: Oct 16, 2017 - 11:03am

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1869 – The Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, is "discovered".

 
That's still a great story. Hoaxes these days are of a different type, and sometimes get elected to high public office.
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Posted: Oct 16, 2017 - 9:51am

1869 – The Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, is "discovered".
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Posted: Oct 14, 2017 - 11:43am


 1908 – The Chicago Cubs become the first team to win the World Series in consecutive years, defeating the Detroit Tigers in the fifth game.    A somewhat lengthy drought followed.
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Posted: Oct 13, 2017 - 6:13am

1903 – The Boston Red Sox win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth game.
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Posted: Oct 12, 2017 - 8:15am

1998 – Matthew Shepard, a gay student at University of Wyoming, dies five days after he was beaten, robbed and left tied to a wooden fence post outside of Laramie, Wyoming.
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Posted: Oct 12, 2017 - 8:14am

1979 – The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the first of five books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction series by Douglas Adams is published.
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Posted: Oct 12, 2017 - 8:11am

1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited by students in many US public schools, as part of a celebration marking the 400th anniversary of Columbus's voyage.
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Posted: Oct 12, 2017 - 8:10am

1810 – First Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.
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Posted: Oct 12, 2017 - 6:46am

1823 – Charles Macintosh of Glasgow, Scotland sells the first raincoat.
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Posted: Oct 11, 2017 - 6:25pm

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1975 – The NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live debuts.

 
About time something replaced the Smothers Brothers
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Posted: Oct 11, 2017 - 12:38pm

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1975 – The NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live debuts.

 
It'll never last, and that Belushi character is not ready for prime time. 
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