IF YOU DOUBT HISTORY IS REPEATING ITSELF, when would you want us to say it? When history repeats itself all the way? To hell with that.-- Anne Frank Center
@cer Come now, don't you know that whole history repeating itself is marxist garbage? ;)
Three Hour Swim to Evade Police
High speed Lincoln County police chase ends in three-hour swim
It was a chase like no other as a man fleeing from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies swam in the Columbia River for three hours Thursday with a boat containing deputies and a Washington State Patrol trooper trailing behind him.
Rich SF residents get a shock: Someone bought their street
Thanks to a little-noticed auction sale, a South Bay couple are the proud owners of one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco — and they’re looking for ways to make their purchase pay. Tina Lam and Michael Cheng snatched up Presidio Terrace — the block-long, private oval street lined by 35 megamillion-dollar mansions — for $90,000 ...
My $5 Find
Yashica Lynx-14 (1965) - mike eckman dot com
What is it? This is a Yashica Lynx-14 35mm rangefinder camera made in Japan starting in 1965. The Lynx was Yashica’s top of the line 35mm rangefinder series in the 1960s. The first two models, the Lynx 1000 and 5000 both had fast f/1.8 lenses with modern light... Continue reading
Koal and the Beefeater
WannaCry: Someone has emptied ransom accounts tied to the cyberattack
More than $140,000 has been drained from three bitcoin accounts linked to the ransomware virus that hit hundreds of thousands of computers around the world in May.
‘World of Warcraft’ video game currency now worth more than Venezuelan money
Venezuelan resident and Twitter user @KalebPrime first made the discovery July 14 and tweeted at the time that on the Venezuela’s black market — now the most-used method of currency exchange within Venezuela according to NPR — you can get $1 for 8493.97 bolivars. Meanwhile, a “WoW” token, which can be bought for $20 from the in-game auction house, is worth 8385 gold per dollar.
Iamb confident I have my dactyls in a row. To re-spondee is Pyrrhic, an utter de-feet.
Quintili Vare, legiones redde!
New Excavation Will Examine Germany's Legendary "Founding Battle"
The dig hopes to find conclusive evidence that Kalkriese is the site of the Battle of Teutoburg Forest