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Off Course

On October 31, 1983, Korean Airlines flight 007 departed from Anchorage, Alaska for a direct flight to Seoul. Due to an unknown 1 ½ degree error in the navigational system computer, the giant 747 jet strayed off course, eventually flying … Continue reading

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Conceal and Carry

When we hear the phrase “conceal and carry”, we probably think about someone who is practicing their constitutional right to bear arms. However, there is another way we can understand those words. It has to do with the way that … Continue reading

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Looks Can Be Deceiving

Advertisers sure do know how to make food look good to prospective customers. Pictures of luscious meals make people suddenly feel hungry, and often entice them to buy the advertised product. However, the item purchased usually doesn’t look nearly as … Continue reading

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Storm Awareness

A Canadian man appeared to be oblivious to the dangerous tornado looming behind him as he mowed his lawn. However, his wife, who took the picture, says that he was fully aware of the storm. He just reasoned that it … Continue reading

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Trouble in Paradise

Adam and Eve lived in paradise, and then they had to go and mess things up—not just for themselves, but for the whole human race. Not only did their sin get them kicked out of the Garden of Eden, it … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

There is a local legend about a fellow who, many years ago, was amazingly meticulous about keeping weeds out of his garden. As the story goes, he would hoe his garden early every morning and then offer boys in the … Continue reading

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Cumulative Effect

In 1984, a Saint Louis woman noticed a few bees buzzing around the attic of her home. Since there were only a few, she made no effort to deal with them. Over the summer the bees continued to fly in … Continue reading

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Careful What You Think!

Dieters sometimes feel that just thinking about food adds inches to their waistline. Dr. Alan P. Xenakis, author of Why Doesn’t My Funny Bone Make Me Laugh?, says dieters may be right. In certain people, thinking about food increases their … Continue reading

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Dangerous Thirst

In one movie some men were shipwrecked and left drifting aimlessly on the ocean in a lifeboat. As the days passed under the scorching sun, their rations of food and fresh water ran out. One man ignored all previous warnings … Continue reading

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Smelly Business

I heard about a couple of fellows who had separate run-ins with skunks that proved to be quite unpleasant. The first guy was riding on a lawnmower close to the woods when he got hit by a shower of stink … Continue reading

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