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The Vela Incident

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Category: History

From www.damninteresting.com

On 22 September 1979, sometime around 3:00am local time, a US Atomic Energy Detection System satellite recorded a pattern of intense flashes in a remote portion of the Indian Ocean. Moments later an unusual, fast-moving ionospheric disturbance was detected by the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, and at about the same time a distant, muffled thud was overheard by the US Navy’s undersea Sound Surveillance System (SOSUS).

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Private city in Honduras will have minimal taxes, government Fox News

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Category: World

From www.foxnews.com

Small government and free-market capitalism are about to get put to the test in Honduras, where the government has agreed to let an investment group build an experimental city with no taxes on income, capital gains or sales.

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Hugh Thomson " Who killed Britain′s Bronze Age forests?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Category: History

From www.aeonmagazine.com

It can no longer be maintained, as used to be supposed even 20 years ago, that Roman Britain was a frontier province, with boundless wild woods surrounding occasional precarious clearings on the best land.

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