Monthly Archives: December 2011

Our Summer in Tehran

http://oursummerintehran.com/ Iran is home to 20-30,000 Jews, the larges Jewish population in the Middle East outside of Israel. The woman in this film was on Rudy Maxa’s Travel today, a syndicated travel show on the weekend you probably have never … Continue reading

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American Samoa’s big shift

Up until December 30, 2011, American Samoa’s time zone was GMT-11 hours (no DST).  The Islands are very close to the International Date line, the place where time changes by a day. This was creating problems for American Samoa, as … Continue reading

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The way people used to talk before P.C. and lawyers killed free speech

While looking around for more information about the early Steel business, I wound up at Google Books looking at the January 1, 1905 edition of the Bulletin of the Iron and Steel Association…     some interesting items… Immigration problems Everyone at … Continue reading

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What is the FoxTab Media Player? Is it safe?

During this holdiday week, I spend a lot of time looking for new streaming radio stations, and fixing up old broken links. During that process, I noticed a *lot* of radio stations are promoting a thing called FoxTab Media Player”.    … Continue reading

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Jobs or Clean Air – pick 1

http://digital.library.pitt.edu/images/pittsburgh/joneslaughlin.html

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The Muslim Santa Clause

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2011/12/islamic-honor-killing-in-texas-man-who-murdered-family-on-christmas-morning-was-muslim-who-disliked.html Bet you didn’t hear that on the news. Aziz Yazdanpanah killed his family, dressed as Santa Claus.  A small amount of additional research quickly identifies him as an Iranian immigrant.  He apparently complained recently about people complaining about his … Continue reading

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Russia Nuclear Sub catches fire

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2011-12-30/russia-nuclear-sub/52281916/1 What could possibly go wrong with that? The news report says the nuclear reactor was shut down and the nuclear weapons had been removed from the sub prior to the fire starting.   And the Russians always tell the truth.

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Department Store Escalators

Motivated by the nostalgia of the Greyhound Bus thread, that motivated me to show this video – another of my childhood fascinations – riding department store escalators (mostly in Pittsburgh, but not exclusively). Before suburban shopping malls, people went downtown … Continue reading

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Egypt building Road to Sudan

If you have loitered here a while, you know I’ve pointed out the coming battle in East Africa over control of the Nile river’s water. http://allafrica.com/stories/201112290842.html Egypt is building a road to Sudan and hoping to build a network of … Continue reading

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AP’s big lie of the day

“DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Five Occupy protesters were arrested Thursday outside the Iowa campaign headquarters of presidential contender Ron Paul as the group continued its protest against Republican candidates and President Barack Obama.” Oh really?   President Obama is running … Continue reading

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