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Thursday 30 August 2012

  Photo, above: The 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement begins in Teheran on August 26, 2012. The Non-Aligned Movement  was founded in Belgrade in 1961 by national leaders who advocated a middle course for states in the developing world between the Western and Eastern blocs during the Cold War...

Wednesday 29 August 2012

Photo, above: nanosatellite..STRaND-2, a twin nanosatellite mission from SSTL and the University of Surrey to test a novel in-orbit docking system using XBox Kinect technology that could change the way space assets are built, maintained and decommissioned. See sstl.co.uk for more information. JOHN...

Tuesday 28 August 2012

  Photo, above: Ann Romney, the granddaughter of a Welsh coal miner, horsing around on a plane JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:   Sean Trende, Real Clear Politics, in re:  the president can win despite the poor economy. State polls lag behind national polls. The race is tied. Senior...

Monday 27 August 2012

Photo, above: Tropical Storm Isaac passed over Miami enroute to New Orleans, bypassing Tampa. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Nan Hayworth (NY-19) Tampa Bay under the clouds of Isaac. Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):  Mona Charen, NRO, and David Drucker, Roll Call, in re: Why Do We Still...

Sunday 26 August 2012

Photo, above: War of 1812: British attack Washington: The Burning of Washington in 1814 was an armed conflict during the War of 1812 between the forces of the British Empire and those of the United States of America. On August 24, 1814, after defeating the Americans at the Battle of Bladensburg, a...

Saturday 25 August 2012

  Photo, above: The Battle of the Chesapeake, also known as the Battle of the Virginia Capes or simply the Battle of the Capes, was a crucial naval battle in the American War of Independence that took place near the mouth of Chesapeake Bay on 5 September 1781, between a British fleet led by Rear...

Friday 24 August 2012

Photo, above: The fins on the 1959 Cadillac Eldorado were the largest and most outrageous ever fitted on a production car. Those fins were too much for many customers, however, and the tailfins shrank after that point. Within a couple of years, tailfins had become much less prominent, and by the...

Thursday 23 August 2012

  Photo above: Flag of Club 88, where "h" is the eighth letter in the alphabet and HH stands for Heil Hitler.  The many Club 88s currently all around Germany are a visible manifestation both of the resurgence of neo-Nazism and of a wash of specifically anti-Jewish sentiment. German politicians,...

Wednesday 22 August 2012

Gu confessed during her trial this month in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei to killing 41-year-old Neil Heywood by pouring poison down his throat, saying he had threatened her son after a business deal went sour.   905 PM ET: With Gordon Chang, Forbes. com, and Peter Navarro, University of...

Tuesday August 21

905 PM ET:   Imperfect: An Improbable Life by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown (Apr 3, 2012) 920 PM ET:  Imperfect: An Improbable Life by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown (Apr 3, 2012) 935 PM ET:  Soccer Men: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport ...

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