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The events of September 11, 2001 will never be forgotten. Through the darkness of that day shone a light as one small Canadian community opened their doors & their hearts to stranded airline passengers from around the globe.
It seemed innocent enough at the time-build an underground polar research station to study ice core samples. What people didn't know about was the covert plan to set up a nuclear launch pad capable of firing off hundreds of missiles at Russia.
It was a growing community with schools & churches, yet it was deemed expendable enough to be demolished to make room for Central Park. Why?
Mani Manithan is a man with a plan, & it's meant to be a little backwards. For 28 years he's walked in reverse in the name of global unity.
In the 1600s Japan was not a big fan of Western culture. To emphasize that point it banned its citizens from travelling abroad with a penalty of death if they did for over 200 years.
Brooklyn used to have a mind-blowing amount of weeds. Or should we say weed, as in the kind that people smoke and it makes them...chillaxed?
This eco-sculptor has a point he needs made, so his latest project is on a scale so massive our oceans have never seen anything like it.
It's not be much to look at, but the wax worm's unusual appetite for polythyrene might help scientists find solutions to biodegrading plastic safer & quicker than current methods.
There was a time when zeppelins ruled the skies, floating on air thanks to hydrogen. After dozens of fiery accidents within the industry the Hindenburg's burning marked the beginning of the end for airships.