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  • A Profitable Vestige of Cold War Precaution

    06/18/2012 11:21:43 PM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 1 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 13, 2012 | Sam Roberts
    The owner of a home in Queens has not given much thought about the origin of the concrete and steel room buried beneath his basement. “When I bought this house, nobody came to see this,” said Francisco Lago, who purchased his two-story home about 30 years ago. “It was in ruins.” It looks better today, but not by much: cluttered with tools and echoing with the rumble of a dehumidifier working overtime to keep the 300-square-foot room from devolving into the mold-infested, subterranean cave it was before. Yet this unimpressive cramped space hidden away on a quiet block is a...

    12/24/2004 7:09:49 AM PST · by varina davis · 129 replies · 8,608+ views
    Self ^ | Dec. 24, 2004 | Self
    Dec. 24, 2004 -- A "mostly" unidentified object was spotted this morning soaring at extremely high altitude just north of Alaska, apparently headed south. After pin-pointing the object on radar, U.S. military aircraft was poised to provide an "emergency" escort to the United States and other points through midnight tonight. Though uncertain of the origin of the high-flying object, it is believed to resemble an old-fashioned sleigh and a jolly fat man can be seen with the reins to a passle of wild reindeer. The object appears to be overloaded, with strange packages spilling out and dropping onto villages and...