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Emperor Naruhito completes enthronement in ceremony rich with history and ritual – October 22, 2019

I saw this when I logged into Twitter today – Emperor Naruhito completes enthronement in ceremony rich with history and ritual: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/10/22/national/japanese-emperor-begins-ceremonies-proclaim-enthronement-world/. Here’s more Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Emperor%20Japan&src=typed_query. More on the new Emperor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naruhito Additional articles on the enthronement: https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/10/31bf12d1744f-japan-emperor-to-announce-enthronement-in-ancient-style-ceremony.html YouTube video … Continue reading

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Everyone Thought He Was Just A School Janitor, Then They Discovered His Heroic WWII Past – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube – Everyone Thought He Was Just A School Janitor, Then They Discovered His Heroic WWII Past: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y46QTMtPF-4 (around 6:50 minutes long). Not to spoil the story too much, but he was presumed dead when the … Continue reading

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SpaceX says 12,000 satellites isn’t enough, so it might launch another 30,000 – Space Saturdays October 19, 2019

As part of my cell phone’s daily random news, this popped up a couple of days ago – SpaceX says 12,000 satellites isn’t enough, so it might launch another 30,000: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/spacex-might-launch-another-30000-broadband-satellites-for-42000-total/. .SpaceX is seeking permission to launch another 30,000 low-Earth … Continue reading

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Missiles and More Museum, Topsail Island – North Carolina Thursdays October 17, 2019

This one almost fell in my lap. I was looking at Burgaw, North Carolina since I was at the top of North Carolina for last week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. The town name Burgaw stuck in my mind as unusual. … Continue reading

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Happy National Dessert Day October 14, 2019

If anybody has more information, let me know and I will update the post. Took a while researching. Closest I came was this article https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/13/where-did-national-dessert-day-come-from.html which links to National Today website below. I saw #NationalDessertDay trending on Twitter. I checked … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Alexei Leonov – First Person to Walk in Space

I saw this recently about Alexei Leonov dying. I believe it was on Legacy.com – http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/aleksei-leonov-1934-2019-first-person-to-walk-in-space yesterday. Here’s the Wikipedia article – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexei_Leonov. Some other articles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfJgZ3OYGrI https://www.airspacemag.com/space/the-nightmare-of-voskhod-2-8655378/ https://www.space.com/cosmonaut-alexei-leonov-first-spacewalker-dies-at-85.html https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0503084/ https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1182638328861978624

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Tanegashima Space Center, Japan – Space Saturdays October 12, 2019

I searched yesterday for NASA stuff for today’s Space Saturdays post. I saw an article from earlier this year about a Japanese launch facility, Tanegashima Space Center, which will be what today’s post will focus on. I decided to see … Continue reading

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Reid’s Grove School, Gatesville – North Carolina Thursdays October 10, 2019

Since I was in western North Carolina last week and central/eastern North Carolina the week before, I decided to look north for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. As one of the North Carolina bloggers I follow has Gates as … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Francis Currey, World War II Medal of Honor Recipient – October 8, 2019

Sgt. Currey was one of the last three remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipients. He has two Find-A-Grave memorials – https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203707203/francis-sherman-currey and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203719202/francis-sherman-currey, but I believe they will be merged in the near future. The two last living … Continue reading

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Eating in Space – Space Saturdays October 5, 2019

In a recent post, Sweet ‘n Saucy Sauce Shoppe, Wichita, Kansas – September 26, 2019, the last photo was Astronaut Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich that I purchased for a friend that’s into astronaut stuff. I chose Eating in Space as … Continue reading

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