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If I say ‘Chances Are’ …

… you’d say Johnny Mathis. But there is another Chances Are which is a strange Doowop tune by the legendary,- well no, – see if you recognize the artist. If after listening you need a clue, try the Second Link. Chances … Continue reading

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Only Reruns? Watch Boston Blackie, his sassy girl chum, very cool car, and very, very smart dog.

Nothing on TV but reruns? Find one too old to remember and it’s as good as new. Show 9 in the series is a click away, as are photos from a guy who says he owns the car now. Link:

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Correction of Vietnam Recollection

In fact the spare parts left behind at the bottom of DaNang harbor in 1968 were for outdated RCA SPN11X marine radar units which were still being used aboard WWII vintage U.S. Army LCU’s serving as river cargo vessels.

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LiveATC: Strangely Mesmerizing

I have no idea what they’re saying most of the time, but I have become hooked on the live air traffic control streams offered by LiveATC.net. One may listen for free through the website (which also comes in a mobile … Continue reading

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BBC News – Audio slideshow: Bob Dylan at 70

Released earlier this week by the BBC BBC News – Audio slideshow: Bob Dylan at 70, posted with vodpod

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Enigma

Mind of a Code Breaker PBS notes Your Directory to Parts 2 through 12

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Rocketry After Sputnik – The American Way

In 1970,71, a year or two after the moon-landing,  I asked a friend, Alan Churgin, to guest lecture at a course I taught at McGill titled System Project Management. Alan spoke about his experiences at NASA, from its inception. “All … Continue reading

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