Posts Tagged ‘Unique’

SS Baychimo

{ Article added: 05/04/2013 }
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Categories : Historical, World War I
The SS Baychimo is a famous ghost ship that was abandoned in 1931 but continued to be sighted along the Alaskan coastline through 1969. It was originally a ship that served on trade routes for the Germans in World ...Read More »

Chung Ling Soo

{ Article added: 01/21/2013 }
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Categories : Historical, People
Chung Ling Soo was a stage magician who performed in Europe in the early 20th century who was in fact an American man named William Ellsworth Robinson who created the persona of a Chinese man. To add to the ...Read More »

Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler incident

{ Article added: 04/17/2012 }
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Categories : World War II
In 1943, American pilot Charlie Brown was flying his B-17 bomber into Nazi Germany when the plane was nearly shot down, with many of the crew members wounded. Luftwaffe fighter pilot Franz Stigler came upon the crippled bomber and, ...Read More »

Kippumjo

{ Article added: 01/16/2011 }
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Categories : Government, Sex
Kippumjo refers to a group of women, mostly between the ages of 18 and 25, who are used as entertainment by the government of North Korea. The group is known by various translations, such as "Joy Division", "Joy Brigade", ...Read More »

Canadian caper

{ Article added: 09/14/2010 }
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Categories : Government, Historical
The Canadian caper is the nickname for the rescue of six Americans who had been able to avoid capture during the Iran Hostage Crisis. The diplomats were not caught during the initial invasion of the United States Embassy in ...Read More »

Major Oak

{ Article added: 09/14/2010 }
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Categories : Science & Nature
The Major Oak is a very large, old oak tree located in Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, England, which in folklore was a location used by Robin Hood and his band of outlaws. The tree is estimated to be between ...Read More »

Battle of Nuremberg

{ Article added: 07/03/2010 }
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Categories : Sports
The Battle of Nuremberg refers to a particularly heated match between Portugal and the Netherlands in the second round of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. The match saw four red cards and sixteen yellow cards handed out ...Read More »