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Constantinople, ca. 1890.
(Seems to be the Galata bridge, hasn't changed much.)

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Zitkala Sa, an American Sioux in 1898

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Wikipedia wrote:Zitkála-Šá (1876–1938) (Lakota: Red Bird = Cardinal (bird)), also known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, her missionary-given and later married name, was a Yankton Dakota Sioux writer, editor, translator, musician, educator, and political activist. She wrote several works chronicling her struggles with cultural identity and the pull between the majority culture she was educated within and her Dakota Sioux culture into which she was born and raised. Her later books were among the first works to bring traditional Native American stories to a widespread white English-speaking readership, and she has been noted as one of the most influential Native American activists of the 20th century.

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Herblock did it better. 8)

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And sometimes the past is not enough of a foreign country. :|

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Oh those whacky 50s
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♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ "

"Science and Mother Nature are in a marriage where Science is always surprised to come home and find Mother Nature blowing the neighbor."

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Probably not safe for work

































But nobodies working
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1967.

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♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ "

"Science and Mother Nature are in a marriage where Science is always surprised to come home and find Mother Nature blowing the neighbor."

♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

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Quick show of hands.

Which one of you old farts remembers ... :oldman:

Z.I.P. is short for Zone Improvement Plan. :coolspecs:
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Samuel Langley built two successful steam-powered models of a flying machine he called an aerodrome. Aerodrome No. 5 flew 0.63 miles in May of 1896 and Aerodrome No. 6 flew three-quarters of a mile in November later that year.
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A foreign country indeed.

Planned Parenthood and three kids. 8)
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Nope. Not even a woman could get away with this. Not now. :)

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"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.