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CURIOSITY The Liberty With A Wristwatch?

THE WORLD FORGOT THIS CRAZY IDEA, not even in New York more than a dozen people remember it: That the Statue of Liberty, out there in the harbor, would get an illuminated wristwatch! It was planned in 1926 when the worst politician the USA ever had (corrupt, criminal, lazy, chased out of office in 1932, … Weiterlesen »

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ISLANDS I Got A Strange Message … ( No. 42)

This strange place is situated between Sweden (only 38 km or 25 mi away) and Finland (to which it belongs politically, but the official language is Swedish) in the Northern Baltic Sea. An place against any modern reality: 30 000 inhabitants only live on 6500 islands and skerries, all in all smaller than one sixth of … Weiterlesen »

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NEW YORK The Book To Look … (No. 8)

I never forget the statistics of 1985 when the mayor’s office in New York had to confess, that 311 citizens were bitten by rats – but 1519 citizens had been bitten by citizens … – despite the fact that for every citizen there are at least three rats in town! Interesting. And then I discovered … Weiterlesen »

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