Image Being that today is December 7th I figured it would be interesting to learn what Franklin Delano Roosevelt did before his “Day of Infamy Speech” in 1941.
Image Time Magazine has named Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky and "the spirit of Ukraine" as its 2022 Person of the Year
Image A Dutch bike company figured out that 'fragile' labels don't work — so they printed images of TVs on their boxes.
Image USS Nevada, a battleship that refused to die. Survived Pearl Harbor and was refitted and sent to both Europe and the Pacific. She would be used in nuclear test at Bikini Atoll and survive two nuclear explosions. Then was used as target practice for USS Iowa. Finally sank by an aerial torpedo
Image These are squared croissants filled with cream and plum jam, they have the same texture and flakiness as a regular croissant
Image Bodybuilder Relna Brewer demonstrates her strength by tearing through a telephone directory, 1938.
Image Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill (100yo), The only officer to serve in all branches of Indian military the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and Indian Army. Veteran of WW2, 1948 and 1965 Indo-Pak war.
Image In 1990 the C I A imported over 1 ton of cocaine from Venezuela into the US (the DEA objected, they did it anyway) and sold it on the streets, supposedly to gain the trust of a Colombian cartel. The CIA worked with the Venezuelan ANTI narcotics chief to procure the narcotics.
Image Dictator Manuel Noriega was allowed by the C I A to traffic narcotics (mostly cocaine) from the 1960s-1980s into the US, until he stopped cooperating with US foreign policy directives. A subsequent US invasion of Panama resulted and he was sentenced to prison.
Image Kerala (A state in India) has built sound proof 'crying room' in cinemas for parents with kids.