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It’s not the cheapest adventure in the world, but if you have ever wanted to enjoy your lunch with the fishes, Ithaa, an underwater restaurant at the Hilton in Maldives, can make your dream a reality.

History Schmistory: August 28. Go get ’em Tommy!

1830: Peter Cooper introduces Tom Thumb, the first American steam-powered locomotive, by racing it against a horse-drawn carriage. Horse claims he wasn’t ready and calls for a do-over.

 

 

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By The original uploader was Pottok at German Wikipedia (Transferred from de.wikipedia to Commons.) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deadword of the Day: Olfact

Olfact: To smell things all the time

As in: Sure, I like to olfact. what’s it to you?

History Schmistory: August 27. Give peace a chance.

1928: The Kellogg-Briand Pact, also known as the World Peace Act, is signed by 15 countries including the US, UK, Italy, Germany, and Japan. Must have been a few loopholes I guess.

By Mark Baker (Flickr: Stay Alive and Avoid Zombies) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Mark Baker (Flickr: Stay Alive and Avoid Zombies) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Deadword of the Day: Errorist

Errorist: One who errs. A proliferator of error.

As in: Major League Baseball has had its share of errorist attacks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herman Long

History Schmistory: August 26. Well, let him out!

1819: Britain’s Prince Albert is born. Doctor uses can opener.

 

By Alexisrael (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Alexisrael (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Caffe Rivoire, Firenze: Tales of Tourists Walking Around Aimlessly

Deadword of the Day: Monsterful

Monsterful: Wonderful, delightful

As in: Oh the monstrosity of these monsterful monsters!

GO THERE! Cave tubing, anyone?


Belize has a lot of caves, many of which were inhabited by the ancient Mayan civilization and are full of artifacts. Some of them you can float through on a tube!

A Revolutionary Summer…

Arab Spring got you on edge? Here’s a Revolution that might sooner bring the edge down on you!

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