Atom Bomb Almost Detonated Over NC in 1961

Atom Bomb Almost Detonated Over NC in 1961

By Mike Fossum September 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

According to a newly declassified document published on Saturday, two hydrogen bombs were accidentally dropped over Goldsboro, North Carolina in 1961. The incident occurred when a B-52 bomber carrying the weapons ripped in half mid-flight on January 23, during the …

Word 2007 Supports Blogging

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RSS Advisory Board

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MSN Boosts Feed Searching With 2 New Commands
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MSN Search has reportedly made efforts to amp up its searching within RSS and Atom feeds, with two new commands for feed searching.

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Gmail Atom Feeds With Labels

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GoogleBot Heralding Blog Search?
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GoogleBot’s been requesting non-existant files from root directories lately, leading some to suspect that Google’s planning a blog search addition to their results, possibly even a new link above the search box.

RSS Proponent Seeks Cooperation with Google

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