Choose Your Own Adventure!

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A Brief History On May 23, 2006, Chooseco published an updated version of The Abominable Snowman as the first of their reissues of the Choose Your Own Adventure gamebooks from the early 1980s so dear to this author’s heart. Digging Deeper Bantam Books published the original series from 1979 (the year of this author’s birth) to...
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Frightening Friday: The Expressionless

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A Brief History What follows is a short story written in 2012 by Ivysir aka Tom aka Teej for the Creepypasta Wiki.  This content is available per the Creative Commons License.  The story has become an internet legend and has been adapted into a short film (2014). Digging Deeper In June 1972, a woman appeared in Cedar Senai hospital in...
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May 12 is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Awareness Day

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A Brief History Multiple Chemical Sensitivity is an intolerance of chemicals, cleaning products, pesticides, smells, odors, fragrances, etc. and exposure to such substances may cause physiological and psychological side effects that can resemble allergic reactions.  Sufferers, sometimes fearing for their lives, are often forced to avoid social gatherings; many can no longer pursue employment as the workplace...
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The Essex Class, The Greatest Class of Capital Ships in History

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A Brief History On May 11, 1945, the Essex Class U.S. aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill was struck by 2 Japanese Kamikaze (suicide) aircraft during the battle for Okinawa. In spite of severe damage and 346 fatalities, the Bunker Hill was not lost as were none of the 24 Essex Class carriers built during World War II. Digging Deeper It...
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April 27, 2005: The Airbus A380, the World’s Largest Passenger Plane, Takes Flight

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A Brief History    On April 27, 2005, Airbus, the multi-national European jetliner manufacturer, announced the first flight of its “Super Jumbo” passenger jet, the A380.  Not content to give it just a partial upper deck such as the Boeing 747, the A380 has a full-width upper deck extending the entire length of the passenger cabin. Digging Deeper...
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