Funkturm Restaurant in Berlin

Radio Tower Berlin Restaurant The “long beanpole”, as the Berlin radio tower is affectionately called, is since its construction in 1926, one of the most famous landmarks of the capital. An elevator carries visitors to the 135 meter high observation platform, where you can enjoy a wonderful view over the rooftops of the city, the […]

The Tower That Broadcasted The World’s First Television Program On November 2, 1936, BBC engineers at Alexander Palace transmitted what is often claimed to be the world’s first television program. However, the world’s first public television transmissions had begun in Berlin, Germany, the previous year. Adolf Hitler became absolutely furious, upon hearing BBC boasting the […]

Facebook Warning: Why Me?

The Threat Hello, You created a Page that has violated our Terms of Use. A Facebook Page is a distinct presence used solely for business or promotional purposes. Among other things, Pages that are hateful, threatening, or obscene are not allowed. We also take down Pages that attack an individual or group, or that are […]

Recession Not Over On Main Street

Gallup’s Underemployment Measure Continues To Rise Economists can call Ben Bernanke all they want and say that the recession is over. Americans that live on Main Street are not buying into this point of view at all. Matter of fact, employment optimism is just as bad if not worse, as when the so called recession […]

Snorri Sturluson: The Tragic End Of A Famous Poet

The Climax Of The Viking Age European history would not be complete without mention of Iceland’s famous poet, Snorri Sturluson. Snorri’s most famous work is the Prose Edda. The piece is highly valued today among fans of Norse Mythology, and historians as well. Snorri was also a politician, lawyer, and speaker. But he was and […]

Whatever Happened To Customer Courtesy?

The Customer Should Always Come First Whatever happened to (good old common sense) customer service in America? Seriously, why is it the same companies keep getting by with the same old nonsense over and over? It’s time Americans started speaking up in a big way. Answer in short: Don’t buy from that company until they understand who […]

Myth: The Fountain Of Youth

Juan Ponce de León The First Governor Of Puerto Rico Welcome to Ponce de Leon’s Fountain Of Youth.  This is another tourist attraction in St. Augustine, Florida. And don’t forget to feed the peacocks and squirrels while you’re there.  But what really is the true story behind the man? Was he really searching for a Fountain […]

Ultra-High Speed Internet In Chattanooga

Enjoy Fiber Optics For Only $350 Per Month Chattanooga, Tennessee is going high tech on several levels of communication and infrastructure. The big buzz now is about Chattanooga having bragging rights of the fastest internet speed in the United States. That speed is 250 times that of the average internet speed. Now that is something to brag […]

Dr. Hadassah Rosensaft: Dealing With The Fear Of Life

Liberated at Bergen-Belsen, April 15, 1945 “For the greatest part of the liberated Jews, there was no ecstasy, no joy at liberation. We had lost our families, our homes. We had no place to go, nobody to hug. Nobody was waiting for us anymore. We had been liberated from death and fear of death, but […]

Frequency Of The Mains

The Power Line Hum In Your Ears Like any other power consuming American citizen, I really had never thought about what frequency the power lines were humming on. Just plug it in, plug it in baby. In the United States, the power frequency is 60 Hz (120 Volts). In the United Kingdom, the power frequency […]

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