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The US Air Force Turns 150 Years Old?

Improbable historical fact: The first electronic communication from the earth's atmosphere was transmitted from the deck of the Enterprise to Abraham Lincoln. (Now that was... More

Superman
Happy Birthday, Superman!

According to a 1941 article in the Post, the Man of Steel had risen from a long-shot character created by two unknowns to the most... More

The Moonshining Tradition

A Post reporter believed that the illicit whiskey distiller was disappearing from the American landscape in 1966. He needn’t have worried. ... More

Bob Hope: 50 Years at the Front

From 1941 to 1991, he was Chief Morale Officer for America's armed forces. A 1967 Post article gave a glimpse of the work, and dedication,... More

Bargaining With The Flood

By the time floodwaters are inches from the top of a levee, residents must start making hard choices. But even the decision to move the... More

The World Comes To An End. Again.

Was there ever a planet so destruction-prone as Earth? Prophets have continually announced the imminent end of the world throughout history. But in 1881, it... More

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