On The Waterfront
Classic - check. Black and White - check. Made before I was born - check.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Wait... What?... TCM? Geez, I'm getting old.
Evil Spock is pleased!
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This time, credit blogger Stephen Von Worley for finding this week's Geographic oddity. And once again, South Dakota is the winner. Between Meadow and Glad Valley, South Dakota lies the spot in the lower 48 states farthest from any McDonald's Restaurant : 107 miles , as the crow flies, and 145 miles by car.
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Gulf Oil stations gave these away as a promotional item. As Apollo 11 approached the Moon, many kids and their parents were attempting to assemble the darn things. I wasn't easy - there were a lot of parts to punch out, folded and tabs to be inserted into slots. I think it took me hours to assemble. But when it was done, it was beautiful.
I can't remember what happened to it, but a few years ago I picked up an original on ebay. I decided to keep it in it's unassembled form, but the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 inspired me to search out a replica.
Via Google's Lunar X Prize, you can download a printable Lunar Lander model!
This may well be one of the the most stupifying comments from any modern American politician (and that includes W!). That it came from Sarah Palin should not surprise anybody.
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Just a bit of history for Senate Republicans to think about.
71st Congress (1929-1931)
Majority Party: Republican (56 seats)
Minority Party: Democrat (39 seats)
Other Parties: 1 Farmer-Labor
Total Seats: 96
75th Congress (1937-1939)
Majority Party: Democrat (76 seats)
Minority Party: Republican (16 seats)
Other Parties: 2 Farmer-Labor; 1 Progressive; 1 Independent
Total Seats: 96
Heck'uv a job GOP!
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