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Thu July 29, 2021
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Does anyone care to go Behind the Music anymore?
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Wed July 28, 2021
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Discussion] On this day in 1945 a USAAF B-25 decided to take a right, instead of a left. Giant ape very impressed
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, officially kicking off the War to End All Wars. Good thing we got that out of our system and never had any since then
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Mon July 26, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1775, the U.S. Postal System was established, creating a reliable system for the exchange of messages as well as employment for disgruntled firearms enthusiasts across the country
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
[Discussion] Gen-Z is trying to bring back Y2K fashion trends
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
[Discussion] "Netiquette" rules from 1994 that really should be enforced now
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Sun July 25, 2021
(Louder Sound)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Every song on Appetite For Destruction ranked from worst to best. There is no worst song on Appetite. Only ones that kick slightly less ass than others
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Sat July 24, 2021
(Good Morning America)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Both boy bands blend, believe booking big business binge beats boredom. But bring bran biscuits
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Tom Hanks is Casting Away his Airstream
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Fri July 23, 2021
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Discussion] Speaking of vaccinations, Subby remembers a mass vaccination event somewhere in the late 1960s. Does anyone else remember being a wee 5 year old and having a nurse in starched whites jabbing you with some kind of injection gun?
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
[Discussion] Subby (a coder) got told that he has "magic fingers" (he types fast). Subby snerked at this and wound up explaining that to him, "magic fingers" are bed vibrator devices that motels used to brag about having. Do you remember those?
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Wed July 21, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1861, the concept of 'warfare as family entertainment' was first tried at the First Battle of Bull Run, later to be picked up by CNN and various other cable channels
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
[Discussion] When you think of 1980s stuff, what do you think of? For bonus points, show us your photos from the '80s
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1944, Hitler announced to Germany "I'm still alive" following a failed bomb plot, following up with "Oh no, not I, I will survive, Oh, as long as I know how to love, I know I'll stay alive"
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1925, the "Trial of the Century" drew national attention in spite of it being a complete show trial, which eventually proved that most of the people involved really had descended from monkeys
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Tue July 20, 2021
(Heritage Daily)
 
 
 
[STEM] Sarcophagus from ancient civilization found in Murcia. Not that Murcia, the other one. Not that ancient civilization you were thinking of, either
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
[STEM] Walter Cronkite hosts CBS News' full coverage of the first landing on the Moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on this day in 1969. Come for worries about leaving germs on the Moon, stay for the funky CBS News simulations
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1969, Neil Armstrong took a small step for man, making it extremely difficult for the other astronauts to get back into the lunar landing module
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Happy Birthday to Carlos Santana. Hope he can lead the Royals to victory
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(Some Windy Guy)
 
 
 
[Discussion] Check out these photos of mid-century Chicago before this thread devolves into yet another pizza debate. Behave or I'll order a Hawaiian pie
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Mon July 19, 2021
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
[Fandom] 'The Print Shop' has reopened online. Broderbundians and their kin ecstatic
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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Faces set to record new music for the first time in 40 years after Rod Stewart remembers he was in the band
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Sun July 18, 2021
(Emmy Awards)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] ¿Quien es mas macho - Papa Boyington o Senor Kotter?
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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Paul Stanley says kiss your reunion hopes goodbye
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Sat July 17, 2021
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
[Food] Experts find 2,000 year old pistachio in back of subby's cupboard
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Fri July 16, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1999, JFK Jr. faked his own death in a plane crash so he could show up at Trump rallies anonymously. Teach the controversy
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
[STEM] On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins lifted off to start the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Link goes to CBS News' full coverage hosted by Walter Cronkite
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Thu July 15, 2021
(Vice)
 
 
 
[Fandom] William Marston was a radical feminist psychologist who invented Wonder Woman as bondage-filled "psychological propaganda" for world peace
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Wed July 14, 2021
(USA Today)
 
 
 
[Politics] Not News: Republicans oppose teaching uncomfortable parts of American history, and would forbid teaching about civil disobedience at all (like the Boston Tea Party or the American Revolution). Article is from 2014, long before we'd heard about CRT
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
[Main] "The 1980s were a decade of neglect, and I haven't felt freedom or terror like it since"
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Tue July 13, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1943, the largest tank battle in history came to an end, with the stunning defeat and reversal of fortunes for the Water Tank Empire in favor of the Gas Tanks
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1787, the US Congress enacted the Northwest Ordinance, creating a policy for the addition of new states to the Union where slavery was outlawed but hipsters were allowed to roam free
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Mon July 12, 2021
(WWL.com)
 
 
 
[Politics] Former Louisiana governor, who once said the only way he'd lose an election is if he were caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy, dead at 93
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Sun July 11, 2021
(PopCulture)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Cancel culture was out of control in '69 when this series turned America off and was yanked off the air DURING its first episode
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
[Business] Who at Ford thought that featuring the 1971 Pinto in a demolition derby was a good idea?
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(Salon)
 
 
 
[Discussion] Why does the Jack the Ripper narrative endure?
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Sat July 10, 2021
(Twitter)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Today's viral Twitter debate? Whether Romeo + Juliet (1996) was a good movie
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(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
[Main] Climate change is raisin hell with California vineyards
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, 100 years ago, a man is born who you may not have heard of but you have probably seen one of his graphic picture designs
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Happy birthday, Snake. I thought you'd be taller
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(Atlas Obscura)
 
 
 
[Main] And here I've been keeping my medicinal leeches in a Tupperware container like a schmuck
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Fri July 09, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1777, Brigadier General George Clinton was elected as the first governor of New York, a role he held sporadically until 1804 when he finally journeyed to the stars in the P-Funk Mothership as Dr. Funkenstein
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[STEM] 10 years ago today: Atlantis lifted off for the 135th and final flight of the Space Shuttle program
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Thu July 08, 2021
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry sailed into Tokyo Bay, in what was his most famous role until the Friends reunion
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(Park Rapids Enterprise)
 
 
 
[Discussion] Imagine your mother tells you she's taking a sabbatical to travel the world for a few months and is never heard from again. Imagine 24 years pass and still no word from your mom
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] In the early-'90s, the Spin Doctors were on top of the world. Then one album turned it upside down
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Wed July 07, 2021
(The Conversation)
 
 
 
[Sports] This isn't the first Olympic Games affected by an epidemic. The 1920 Antwerp (budget) Olympics had swim races in freezing canals, and athletes buying all their own meals
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
[Fandom] "I know, how about we put a game on a vinyl disc as a magazine giveaway, then people can copy it onto a cassette and load it into this new computer thing"
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of the creator of Mickey Mouse
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1930, construction on the Hoover Dam began, which became an epic five-year effort to construct one of the largest man-made structures in existence and made more difficult by its constant sucking
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