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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘Misc.’

May 19th, 2017 - 12:46 am § in Misc.

The Microduffy

GENEVA — Polit­i­cal Sci­en­tists believe they are close to cod­i­fy­ing a sys­tem of mea­sure­ment for pub­lic cor­rup­tion. At an inter­na­tional sym­po­sium here Wednes­day, they have voted to name the prime unit of cor­rup­tion after Cana­dian Sen­a­tor Mike Duffy. “[...]

May 14th, 2017 - 11:26 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day

Boong / bong / bung (Aus) Australian aboriginal.[21] Boong, pronounced with ʊ (like the vowel in bull), is related to the Australian English slang word bung, meaning dead; infected; or dysfunctional. From bung, to go bung “Originally to die, then to break down, go bankrupt, cease to function [...]

May 10th, 2017 - 4:20 pm § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

Favorite Tags! Try Hypocrisy!

I seem to know a lot of people who fit this tag![...]

April 30th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Misc.

A Moderne Love Song


April 26th, 2017 - 4:20 am § in Misc.

26 April 1564

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616)[nb 1] was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist.[1] He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”[...]

April 21st, 2017 - 8:49 am § in Jefferson, Politics, The Ave Scene, UW

Suzanne DelBene to Speak for Science Tomorrow at the March for Science

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) will speak about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the March for Science on Earth Day. As the chaos and Alt facts of the Trump era threatens us all, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will speak out for science and for the [...]

April 18th, 2017 - 12:37 am § in Misc., Science

How Wikipedia Really Works

CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos[...]

April 15th, 2017 - 4:13 am § in Misc.

Tax Day, Its a Cinch


April 12th, 2017 - 3:01 pm § in Misc.


Sophocles was born about 496 BC in Colonus Hippius (now part of Athens), . The son of a wealthy merchant, he would enjoy all the comforts of a thriving Greek empire.)[...]

April 9th, 2017 - 1:09 am § in Misc.

Perpetual Motion

Overbalanced Wheel I’ve always been fascinated by the “Overbalanced Wheel”, which is basically a wheel with weights that slide or move from a position close to the center of the wheel to a position near the edge of the wheel as it turns; basically shifting more weight to on[...]