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The Walking Dead…

 

From the 1990s, web sites long past relevance– but still “live”…

Click down memory lane at “17 Ancient Abandoned Websites That Still Work.”

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As we unpack the undead, we might recall that it was on this date in 1952 that that Agatha Christie’s mystery play The Mousetrap opened in London’s West End– where it has shown, without interruption, since.  At over 25,000 performances (and counting), it is the longest running show (of any type) in the modern era.

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Written by LW

November 25, 2013 at 1:01 am

Vaulting pole…

Facing the waist-line challenges that lie ahead on this day of calorie-soaked celebration, a reader’s thoughts might well turn to exercise…

Most Americans are aware of the craze-let that purports to turn pole dancing into a fitness routine.

But as reader MK points out, in India poles are a guy’s domain– and are the locus of some pretty extraordinary moves; here, a look at the traditional sport– it dates back at least as far as the Twelfth Century– they call “Mallakhamb“…

 

As we marvel at the mastery, we might recall that it was on this date in 1952 that Agatha Christie’s mystery play The Mousetrap opened in London’s West End– where it has run, without interruption, since.

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