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Obama breaks records earning $500 per second for mentioning himself 216 times in climate change speech

In the amount of time it took him to say “I actually found that I became more humble the longer I was in office,” former…


The enchanting legacy of Popeye’s good friend–the ‘fantastical’ Captain Gus

Joseph was 83 and lived just five houses west of Highlands High School in southeast San Antonio when he died on October 5, 1977. His…


Old West Stagecoach Etiquette mandates ‘spitting on the leeward side’

“Spit on the leeward side,” an article on stagecoach etiquette in the 1877 Omaha Herald advised.  “If you have anything to drink in a bottle, pass…


First woman engineer was key to super-secret American defense and space programs

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