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Finland’s Hobbyhorse Girls, Once a Secret Society, Now Prance in Public

I saw this suggested article when I opened my web browser – Finland’s Hobbyhorse Girls, Once a Secret Society, Now Prance in Public: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/21/world/europe/finland-hobbyhorse-girls.html. Here’s another article – https://finland.fi/life-society/finnish-hobbyhorse-phenomenon-gains-new-ground-gallop/. Updated April 23, 2019: additional information added below. Hobbyhorse Championship 2019: … Continue reading

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What One Legal and Ethical Thing Can You Do Today to Make the World a Better Place?

I decided to add legal and ethical to the question in case somebody thinks doing something illegal or unethical would make the world a better place. It doesn’t have to be big or world changing. It can be something as … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Trek in the world – Adventure Travel Nepal

via Everest Base Camp Trek in the world Adventure Travel Nepal. When I was younger, I dreamed of one day making a trip like this with the goal of visiting the highest mountain on every continent. I haven’t removed it … Continue reading

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A Cold War and a Warm Handshake – YouTube Video

Neat meeting in space – A Cold War and a Warm Handshake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFaUNaCjoXw (about 10:22 minutes long). You can read more about the meeting on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo%E2%80%93Soyuz_Test_Project or on NASA’s website: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo-soyuz/index.html.  

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Chandrayaan-1 Space Saturdays April 20, 2019

As I contemplated what should be the subject of Space Saturdays, I went looking for space stuff on my least favorite search engine. I eventually settled on India‘s Chandrayaan-1 – https://www.isro.gov.in/Spacecraft/chandrayaan-1. I was going to talk about Chandrayaan-2 which had … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays – April 19, 2019

I am glad that FindMyPast decided to post it on Thursday this week. Here’s the FindMyPast Fridays for April 19, 2019 – https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-april-19th-2634977664.html. Durham Bishop’s Transcripts Baptisms Over 741,000 records have been added to our collection of Durham Bishop’s Transcripts … Continue reading

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It’s Not Your Job to Keep Other People’s Secrets and Lies*

Standard Legal and Medical Disclaimers: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 (where … Continue reading

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