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  • An SR-71 Blackbird Tail Fin Is For Sale On eBay For $1 Million

    06/02/2012 6:42:00 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | June 1, 2012 | Benjamin Preston
    An SR-71 Blackbird Tail Fin Is For Sale On eBay For $1 Million A tail rudder from the fastest airplane in the world could be yours — for a cool $1 million. The seller didn't say if it was a spare part, or if it was once part of a functioning SR-71 Blackbird, which is an important distinction given the cost. When it debuted in 1964, the SR-71 Blackbird — the mean looking surveillance aircraft that cruised high above the Soviet Union at speeds of up to mach 3.5 — cost the U.S. Air Force $34 million per air frame....
  • Pelosi Statement on Chairman Charles Rangel

    03/03/2010 8:05:36 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies · 894+ views
    Press Releases Contact: Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami 202-226-7616 For Immediate Release 03/03/2010 Pelosi Statement on Chairman Charles Rangel Washington, D.C - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this morning on Chairman Charles B. Rangel: "Chairman Charlie Rangel has informed me of his request for a leave of absence from his duties and responsibilities as Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means. I will honor his request. "I commend Chairman Rangel for his decades of leadership on jobs, health care, and the most significant economic issues of the day."
  • You may be an ethics violator if ...

    03/02/2010 8:42:23 AM PST · by SloopJohnB · 7 replies · 659+ views
    Much that is wrong with Congress was well illustrated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's inability to answer a straightforward question about the ethical lapses of one of her most powerful members. Elizabeth Vargas of ABC News asked Pelosi on Sunday whether House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel should have known it was a violation of ethics rules to accept Caribbean trips paid for by special interests.Here's the exchange:
  • World's top maths genius jobless and living with mother(Grigory Perelman found)

    08/20/2006 3:13:20 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 143 replies · 7,057+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 08/20/06 | Nadejda Lobastova
    World's top maths genius jobless and living with mother By Nadejda Lobastova in St Petersburg and Michael Hirst (Filed: 20/08/2006) A maths genius who won fame last week for apparently spurning a million-dollar prize is living with his mother in a humble flat in St Petersburg, co-existing on her ’30-a-month pension, because he has been unemployed since December.   Grigory 'Grisha' Perelman The Sunday Telegraph tracked down the eccentric recluse who stunned the maths world when he solved a century-old puzzle known as the Poincare Conjecture. Grigory "Grisha" Perelman's predicament stems from an acrimonious split with a leading Russian mathematical...
  • This Weeks Funniest Web Site!

    05/11/2003 9:52:56 AM PDT · by Major_Risktaker · 2 replies · 103+ views
    The Web ^ | 5-11-2003 | Major_Risktaker
    Laughing is good for your health! Every subject on this site made me laugh and after the Talk'in Heads I needed to have some fun! How Much Is Inside Whipped Cream How Much Is Inside (My New Tin foil alert pic) Aluminum Foil How Much Is Inside Popcorn How Much Is Inside Shaving Cream Let me know if you laughed...Thanks!