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A Winter Taxi Across the Hudson River, or a Rickenbacker Doesn’t Float

Recently, we posted about the times when New York harbor froze solid. While that is a very unusual occurrence in New York City, a bit farther up the Hudson River, the river freezing over is a yearly event. In the summertime, before … Continue reading

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Iceland volcano: Naval ships sent to rescue stranded Britons

Iceland volcano: Naval ships sent to rescue stranded Britons Three Royal Navy ships are on their way to help repatriate up to 200,000 Britons stranded by five days of flight restrictions following the Icelandic volcano eruption. The aircraft carrier Ark … Continue reading

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