USS Oklahoma Unknown Marines and Sailors

DNA identification and the men of the USS Oklahoma

USS Oklahoma (BB-37) was commissioned in 1916, a Nevada-class battleship. the first class of oil-burning dreadnoughts (an “all-big-gun” armament scheme, with an unprecedented number of heavy-caliber guns, and steam turbine propulsion).

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Santa’s Other Reindeer

Now there’s Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, Blixzen, Rudolph, Flossie, Glossie, Racer, Pacer, Fearless, Peerless, Ready, Steady, Feckless, Speckless, Steven, Fluffy, Horace, Chantel, Skippy, Rainbow, Patches, Montel, and ???

I mentioned a few alternate reindeer in my previous post “Santa’s Reindeer“, like the South Park rescue team and the reindeer in L. Frank Baum’s book. Here I’ll go into more detail about those other less known reindeer. We all know Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, Blixzen, and Rudolph, but who were the others? Like, Robbie the Reindeer is the son of Rudolph and appeared in two BBC specials.

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The Crawling Eye (1958)

The nightmare terror of the slithering eye that unleashed agonizing horror on a screaming world!

I watched the 1958 Alliance Film Studios horror movie “The Crawling Eye”, known as the “The Trollenberg Terror” in Europe, on Svengoolie. It seems that there is a radioactive cloud that hovers over Mount Trollenberg in Switzerland that has had unusual accidents occurring near it. Sisters Anne and Sarah Pilgrim are worried when Anne’s telepathic sense goes haywire. United Nations troubleshooter Alan Brooks, joined by journalist Philip Truscott is investigating and suspects these deaths are related to similar incidents,

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Santa’s Reindeer

To the top of the porch, to the top of the wall, now dash away, dash away all!

Reindeer and caribou are the same animal (Rangifer tarandus) and are a member of the deer family. In Europe, they are called reindeer, in the United States, the wild ones are called caribou while the domesticated ones are reindeer.

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Nevada State Prison

Carson City, NV is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, Nevada State Prison.

Nevada State Prison (NSP), managed by the Nevada Department of Corrections was located in the capital of Carson City. The city was named for frontiersman and scout Christopher “Kit” Carson.

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Potato Mystery

Maybe the butler did it

My friend Emily, from Boston, Massachusetts, recently came upon a mystery involving a potato. She posted the following on Facebook …

Yesterday, while walking through the neighborhood, my friend Sarah and I noticed this potato sitting on a railing (Photo 1). Today, I walked by again and the potato has moved off of the railing and is now leaning against the house (Photo 2). I do not know the origin or purpose of this mystery potato, but I do have a ton of questions.

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Republishing an Old Post

There was even a mistpyed word that I found.

It was 9/11 and I thought it would be a good idea to republish an old post I had previously submitted on the topic. I wanted to update it, adding a featured image, an excerpt, and some new images I had found. There was even a mistyped word that I found. How to go about this and bring the old post back to the top?

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Tamara Day

Designer Tamara Day is a purveyor of the glam and cozy.

Tamara Day is the host of the DIY Network television show “Bargain Mansions”. She is from the midwest, born in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 20, 1976. She is the daughter of Ward and Trish Schraeder and has a sister and two brothers. Ward taught all his children all aspects of construction. He has developed ventures in food distribution, 2700 head dairy farm, medical imaging centers, bank, and hospitals/assisted living facilities, winery, Freddy’s Food franchises, real estate holdings and, oil field explorations.

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