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Lyrics - Proclivities - Jan 29, 2015 - 10:17am
 
Things You Thought Today - Antigone - Jan 29, 2015 - 10:15am
 
NEED A COMPUTER GEEK! - DaveInVA - Jan 29, 2015 - 10:15am
 
What's on YOUR PSD right now ? - Proclivities - Jan 29, 2015 - 10:01am
 
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Talk Behind Their Backs Forum - ScottFromWyoming - Jan 29, 2015 - 9:43am
 
Name My Band - buzz - Jan 29, 2015 - 9:32am
 
Celebrity Face Recognition - Alexandra - Jan 29, 2015 - 9:21am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - bokey - Jan 29, 2015 - 9:20am
 
Bug Reports & Feature Requests - DaveInVA - Jan 29, 2015 - 8:53am
 
Counting with Pictures - latrippa - Jan 29, 2015 - 8:34am
 
Meetup Meetup (Announcements and Links only, please) - MsJudi - Jan 29, 2015 - 8:32am
 
The Burrito Chronicles - ScottFromWyoming - Jan 29, 2015 - 8:26am
 
Questions. - miamizsun - Jan 29, 2015 - 8:20am
 
Your Bread & Butter - Proclivities - Jan 29, 2015 - 7:54am
 
BillyGee's Greatest Segues - swell_sailor - Jan 29, 2015 - 7:50am
 
The Dragons' Roost - ptooey - Jan 29, 2015 - 6:53am
 
Today in History - Red_Dragon - Jan 29, 2015 - 6:20am
 
Saudi Arabia - miamizsun - Jan 29, 2015 - 4:16am
 
Animation - RichardPrins - Jan 29, 2015 - 12:39am
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - RichardPrins - Jan 29, 2015 - 12:09am
 
what makes you frown - BlueHeronDruid - Jan 28, 2015 - 9:58pm
 
MICHELLE OBAMA - Steely_D - Jan 28, 2015 - 9:29pm
 
OUR CATS!! - KurtfromLaQuinta - Jan 28, 2015 - 9:20pm
 
What makes you smile? - ScottFromWyoming - Jan 28, 2015 - 9:09pm
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos; Please Limit to 510 ... - fractalv - Jan 28, 2015 - 8:48pm
 
Drones - bokey - Jan 28, 2015 - 8:33pm
 
Post a photo of yourself as a kid - Red_Dragon - Jan 28, 2015 - 6:37pm
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - oldviolin - Jan 28, 2015 - 6:04pm
 
• • • Poopoo • • • - ScottFromWyoming - Jan 28, 2015 - 6:00pm
 
Philosophy (Meaty Metaphysical Munchables!) - RichardPrins - Jan 28, 2015 - 5:56pm
 
Triskele and The Grateful Dead - Red_Dragon - Jan 28, 2015 - 5:19pm
 
Classical Music - Antigone - Jan 28, 2015 - 3:19pm
 
The War On Drugs = Fail - haresfur - Jan 28, 2015 - 2:23pm
 
Are you ready for some football? - ColdMiser - Jan 28, 2015 - 1:42pm
 
(Big) Media Watch - RichardPrins - Jan 28, 2015 - 12:45pm
 
Cool Stuff I Really Want - Proclivities - Jan 28, 2015 - 10:34am
 
Breaking News - Alexandra - Jan 28, 2015 - 10:15am
 
That's good advice - Coaxial - Jan 28, 2015 - 10:11am
 
The Global War on Terror - islander - Jan 28, 2015 - 8:47am
 
Magic Eye optical Illusions - Red_Dragon - Jan 28, 2015 - 8:46am
 
Enjoy in Restaurant of your Choice! - Proclivities - Jan 28, 2015 - 8:08am
 
PC-SPEAKERS - islander - Jan 28, 2015 - 7:29am
 
Those lovable acronym guys & gals - islander - Jan 28, 2015 - 7:27am
 
Overheard - miamizsun - Jan 28, 2015 - 5:25am
 
Favorite Quotes - sirdroseph - Jan 28, 2015 - 5:00am
 
• • •  What's For Dinner ? • • •  - BlueHeronDruid - Jan 27, 2015 - 8:27pm
 
Songs etc • Where do they take you? - DaveInVA - Jan 27, 2015 - 8:03pm
 
Books read recently - edieraye - Jan 27, 2015 - 5:08pm
 
How's the weather? - edieraye - Jan 27, 2015 - 5:01pm
 
Signs of Spring - edieraye - Jan 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
 
Quotations - Antigone - Jan 27, 2015 - 3:53pm
 
how do you feel right now? - haresfur - Jan 27, 2015 - 3:20pm
 
The Chomsky / Zinn Reader - RichardPrins - Jan 27, 2015 - 2:35pm
 
Country Up The Bumpkin - KurtfromLaQuinta - Jan 27, 2015 - 1:00pm
 
Upcoming concerts or shows you can't wait to see - Beaker - Jan 27, 2015 - 12:43pm
 
Caretakers Of Our Parents - Alexandra - Jan 27, 2015 - 12:32pm
 
Celebrity Deaths - Proclivities - Jan 27, 2015 - 12:18pm
 
Baseball, anyone? - bokey - Jan 27, 2015 - 11:46am
 
~*Funny Cats*~ - Proclivities - Jan 27, 2015 - 11:34am
 
Threadjacking - ScottFromWyoming - Jan 27, 2015 - 8:59am
 
Golfing Mongolia: A 2.3-Million-Yard Par 11,880 - ScottN - Jan 27, 2015 - 7:31am
 
It's the economy stupid. - kurtster - Jan 27, 2015 - 3:42am
 
What are you doing RIGHT NOW? - bokey - Jan 27, 2015 - 3:39am
 
WTF??!! - haresfur - Jan 26, 2015 - 7:58pm
 
Things that piss me off - DaveInVA - Jan 26, 2015 - 6:32pm
 
Positive Thoughts and Prayer Requests - Coaxial - Jan 26, 2015 - 6:21pm
 
Cryptic Posts - Leave Them Guessing - Antigone - Jan 26, 2015 - 5:07pm
 
Regarding cats - Red_Dragon - Jan 26, 2015 - 4:49pm
 
Bill, it's about the funk - RPeeps Mandate? - miamizsun - Jan 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
 
What did you have for lunch? - BlueHeronDruid - Jan 26, 2015 - 3:53pm
 
Meetin' in the Ladies Room - triskele - Jan 26, 2015 - 3:36pm
 
Skeptix - RichardPrins - Jan 26, 2015 - 3:22pm
 
Out the window - Red_Dragon - Jan 26, 2015 - 3:17pm
 
Australian and New Zealand Music - haresfur - Jan 26, 2015 - 2:06pm
 
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Posted: Jan 29, 2015 - 6:20am

1967 – The "ultimate high" of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
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Posted: Jan 29, 2015 - 6:19am

1886 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.
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Posted: Jan 28, 2015 - 6:12am

1986 – Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission – Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after liftoff killing all seven astronauts on board.
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Posted: Jan 28, 2015 - 6:11am

1956 – Elvis Presley makes his first US television appearance
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Posted: Jan 28, 2015 - 6:10am

1887 – In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world's largest snowflakes are reported, 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.
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Posted: Jan 28, 2015 - 6:09am

1820 – A Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev discovers the Antarctic continent, approaching the Antarctic coast.
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Posted: Jan 28, 2015 - 6:09am

1813 – Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is first published in the United Kingdom.
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Posted: Jan 24, 2015 - 10:34am

The beer can turns 80 this weekend, celebrate by cracking open a cold one


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Posted: Jan 24, 2015 - 6:38am

1984 – The first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.
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Posted: Jan 24, 2015 - 6:38am

1978 – Soviet satellite Kosmos 954, with a nuclear reactor on board, burns up in Earth's atmosphere, scattering radioactive debris over Canada's Northwest Territories. Only 1% is recovered.
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Posted: Jan 24, 2015 - 6:37am

1972 – Japanese Sgt. Shoichi Yokoi is found hiding in a Guam jungle, where he had been since the end of World War II.
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Posted: Jan 24, 2015 - 6:37am

1961 – Goldsboro B-52 crash: A bomber carrying two H-bombs breaks up in mid-air over North Carolina. The uranium core of one weapon remains lost.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2015 - 6:14am

2003 – Final communication between Earth and Pioneer 10.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2015 - 6:13am

1986 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
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Posted: Jan 22, 2015 - 6:17am

1984 – The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, is introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous "1984" television commercial.
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Posted: Jan 22, 2015 - 6:16am

1973 – The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states.
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Posted: Jan 22, 2015 - 6:16am

1968 – Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Lunar module into space.
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Posted: Jan 21, 2015 - 6:03am

1981 – Production of the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 sports car begins in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland.
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Posted: Jan 21, 2015 - 6:02am

1968 – A B-52 bomber crashes near Thule Air Base, contaminating the area after its nuclear payload ruptures. One of the four bombs remains unaccounted for after the cleanup operation is complete.
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Posted: Jan 19, 2015 - 8:13am

Stuff that happened in the year the house currently known as The Dragons' Roost was built (1927)...

January 7 – The first transatlantic telephone call is made via radio from New York City to London.

January 15 – Teddy Wakelam gives the first sports commentary on BBC Radio.

February 23 – The U.S. Federal Radio Commission (later renamed the Federal Communications Commission) begins to regulate the use of radio frequencies.

March 13 – Fritz Lang's culturally influential film Metropolis premieres in Germany.

April 14 – The first Volvo automobile rolled off the production line in Gothenburg, Sweden.

May 11 – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the "Academy" in "Academy Awards", is founded.

May 20–21 – Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo, nonstop transatlantic airplane flight, carried out from New York City to Paris, France, in his single-engined aircraft, the Spirit of St. Louis.

September 18 – The Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (later known as CBS) is formed and goes on the air with 47 radio stations.

Date Unknown - World population reaches two billion.
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