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Looting & vandalism isn't protest - sirdroseph - Jun 3, 2020 - 2:05am
 
COVID-19 - Steely_D - Jun 2, 2020 - 10:11pm
 
Trump - Steely_D - Jun 2, 2020 - 10:07pm
 
Lyrics that strike a chord today... - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 7:49pm
 
Live Music - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 7:31pm
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 7:26pm
 
Poetry Forum - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 7:24pm
 
In My Room - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 7:16pm
 
Favorite Quotes - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 5:03pm
 
The R_P & KarmaKarma bickering topic - R_P - Jun 2, 2020 - 4:40pm
 
Canada - haresfur - Jun 2, 2020 - 3:01pm
 
Joe Biden - R_P - Jun 2, 2020 - 2:55pm
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 2:42pm
 
Party planning advice - KarmaKarma - Jun 2, 2020 - 2:23pm
 
Name My Band - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 2:10pm
 
Fake News*  ?  ! - kcar - Jun 2, 2020 - 1:20pm
 
Counting with Pictures - Proclivities - Jun 2, 2020 - 1:19pm
 
Race in America - R_P - Jun 2, 2020 - 12:23pm
 
RP Main Mix on TuneIn unavailable? - withdean1 - Jun 2, 2020 - 12:03pm
 
Post your favorite 'You Tube' Videos Here - black321 - Jun 2, 2020 - 11:28am
 
Epic Facebook Statuses - Coaxial - Jun 2, 2020 - 8:06am
 
• • • BRING OUT YOUR DEAD • • •  - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 7:49am
 
260,000 Posts in one thread? - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 6:59am
 
Tales from the RAFT - Coaxial - Jun 2, 2020 - 6:50am
 
Sonos - scrubbrush - Jun 2, 2020 - 6:43am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - miamizsun - Jun 2, 2020 - 6:25am
 
Cryptic Posts - Leave Them Guessing - oldviolin - Jun 2, 2020 - 5:58am
 
Amazon Echo/Alexa stream not working - garytaylor741 - Jun 2, 2020 - 2:59am
 
Pernicious Pious Proclivities Particularized Prodigiously - R_P - Jun 2, 2020 - 12:04am
 
Food - AliGator - Jun 1, 2020 - 8:48pm
 
Stupid Questions (and Answers) - haresfur - Jun 1, 2020 - 8:07pm
 
Those Lovable Policemen - R_P - Jun 1, 2020 - 7:08pm
 
What Did You Do Today? - Antigone - Jun 1, 2020 - 6:10pm
 
Things You Thought Today - KarmaKarma - Jun 1, 2020 - 4:01pm
 
Bernie Sanders - R_P - Jun 1, 2020 - 3:36pm
 
Mixtape Culture Club - sirdroseph - Jun 1, 2020 - 12:24pm
 
What Did You See Today? - Steely_D - Jun 1, 2020 - 11:00am
 
Today in History - KurtfromLaQuinta - Jun 1, 2020 - 8:23am
 
I can't download a cache block for offline listening - q4Fry - Jun 1, 2020 - 6:50am
 
FLAC Streaming - Ohewitt - Jun 1, 2020 - 5:01am
 
Strips, cartoons, illustrations - KarmaKarma - May 31, 2020 - 1:27pm
 
RPeeps I miss. - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 11:55am
 
Two questions. That's it. I promise. - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 10:27am
 
Questions. - buddy - May 31, 2020 - 9:34am
 
A thousand million questions - buddy - May 31, 2020 - 9:32am
 
What kind of lunatic answers rhetorical questions? - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:45am
 
Crucial History Questions - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:43am
 
Medical Questions - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:42am
 
Questions I'd like to ask at tonight's debate - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:41am
 
What questions would you like to answer for the world? - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:36am
 
Dumbass Questions - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:35am
 
Rhetorical questions - oldviolin - May 31, 2020 - 8:33am
 
Breaking News - Red_Dragon - May 31, 2020 - 6:59am
 
Vinyl Only Spin List - kurtster - May 31, 2020 - 5:01am
 
Australia and New Zealand Music - whatshisname - May 31, 2020 - 4:12am
 
Cloud Gazing (Photos You've Taken) - haresfur - May 30, 2020 - 9:50pm
 
Automotive Lust - Coaxial - May 30, 2020 - 4:53pm
 
Advice? - Red_Dragon - May 30, 2020 - 4:01pm
 
kurtster's quiet vinyl - kurtster - May 30, 2020 - 6:06am
 
the Todd Rundgren topic - Steely_D - May 29, 2020 - 6:34pm
 
suggest "clasical music" - kcar - May 29, 2020 - 3:49pm
 
Covid-19 hits home at RP - fractalv - May 29, 2020 - 3:07pm
 
submissions - TheKing2 - May 29, 2020 - 2:18pm
 
Well, DUH!! - KarmaKarma - May 29, 2020 - 11:43am
 
Free Books and Free Culture Online - R_P - May 29, 2020 - 11:34am
 
Talk Behind Their Backs Forum - oldviolin - May 29, 2020 - 10:15am
 
The RANT Forum - steeler - May 29, 2020 - 9:39am
 
The Buffoonery - oldviolin - May 29, 2020 - 9:28am
 
Dialing 1-800-Manbird - oldviolin - May 29, 2020 - 9:20am
 
Bug Reports & Feature Requests - islander - May 29, 2020 - 8:42am
 
Little known information...maybe even facts - miamizsun - May 29, 2020 - 8:10am
 
Baseball, anyone? - ScottFromWyoming - May 29, 2020 - 7:01am
 
Hong Kong - miamizsun - May 29, 2020 - 4:56am
 
Movie Recommendation - Red_Dragon - May 28, 2020 - 3:56pm
 
Climate Change - R_P - May 28, 2020 - 3:26pm
 
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Posted: Jun 1, 2020 - 8:23am

This day in history in 1939...  Mexico outlawed the siesta. 
Another privilege taken away from us by "The Man"! 
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Posted: Jun 1, 2020 - 4:53am

1495 – A monk, John Cor, records the first known batch of Scotch whisky.
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Posted: May 28, 2020 - 5:21am

1830 – U.S. President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which denies Native Americans their land rights and forcibly relocates them.
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Posted: May 16, 2020 - 6:22am

1888 – Nikola Tesla delivers a lecture describing the equipment which will allow efficient generation and use of alternating currents to transmit electric power over long distances.
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Posted: May 12, 2020 - 5:36am

1941 – Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.
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Posted: May 10, 2020 - 6:56am

1954 – Bill Haley & His Comets release "Rock Around the Clock", the first rock and roll record to reach number one on the Billboard charts.
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Posted: May 6, 2020 - 5:28am

1949 – EDSAC, the first practical electronic digital stored-program computer, runs its first operation.<
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Posted: May 6, 2020 - 5:27am

1915 – Babe Ruth, then a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, hits his first major league home run.
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Posted: May 4, 2020 - 6:46pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
1970 – The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others.
 
Yep.  Less than 10 miles down the road from where I sit.  One of the several schools I attended back in those days.
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Posted: May 4, 2020 - 5:34am

1970 – The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others.
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Posted: May 1, 2020 - 5:19am

1956 – The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
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Posted: Apr 27, 2020 - 5:23am

1981 – Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
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Posted: Apr 26, 2020 - 7:11am

1986 – A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster.
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Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 5:37am

2005 – The first ever YouTube video, titled "Me at the zoo", was published by co-founder Jawed Karim.
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Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 5:35am

1914 – First baseball game at Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, in Chicago.
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Posted: Apr 20, 2020 - 6:30am

1916 – The Chicago Cubs play their first game at Weeghman Park (currently Wrigley Field), defeating the Cincinnati Reds 7–6 in 11 innings.
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Posted: Apr 17, 2020 - 5:09am

2014 – NASA's Kepler space telescope confirms the discovery of the first Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of another star.
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Posted: Apr 14, 2020 - 5:55am

1939 – The Grapes of Wrath, by American author John Steinbeck is first published by the Viking Press.
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Posted: Apr 12, 2020 - 8:49am

1961 – The Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to travel into outer space and perform the first manned orbital flight, Vostok 1.
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Posted: Apr 12, 2020 - 8:49am

1955 – The polio vaccine, developed by Dr. Jonas Salk, is declared safe and effective.
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