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11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week – Thanksgiving Edition

Posted on 11/27/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 ThingsNews, discoveries and fun … 1. Millennials are about twice as likely to believe in aliens as boomers (27 percent vs. 14 percent). (Learn more at AARP) 2. Connecticut twins who never married and lived modestly in their parents’  home revealed a multi-million dollar secret when they died. (Learn more at AARP) 3. Men’s noses are bigger than women’s. (Learn more at Discovery) 4. The U.S. Postal Service has begun Sunday deliveries in New York and Los Angeles. (Learn more at Yahoo) 5. Vancouver outlawed doorknobs. (Learn …

Climb Every Mountain? Not This Time

Posted on 05/29/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | TravelMin Bahadur Sherchan, 81, turned back from the summit of Mount Everest on May 28 because of bad weather, failing in his attempt to become the oldest person to climb the world’s highest mountain. The Associated Press reports that Sherchan held the record from 2008, when he scaled the peak at the age of 76, until last week, when 80-year-old Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura surpassed him. More details about Miura’s story are emerging today as well. He has climbed the …