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U.S.S. George Washington: A New Threat From Below

“We must keep ahead of communist efforts, efforts to dominate the world. We must have missiles, missiles of all types, for all purposes.” This was the reasoning behind the construction of the U.S.S. George Washington, a submarine able to launch missiles, even a nuclear warhead, from below the ocean’s surface. On June 9, 1959, this one-of-a-kind sub gave America an upper hand in the arms race against the Russians.

Hubble Space Telescope Repaired

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Comedy for the Ages: Gilbert Gottfried

"I remember both of us just playing off each other and improvising and riffing, and they used ... more

Nylon: First Synthetic Fiber

Nylon became the world’s first synthetic fiber when it was introduced on October 27, 1938. ... more
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