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Utah World War II veteran receives high school diploma 70 years later

Stace Hall/KSL-TV<p>By | Posted May 23rd, 2015 @ 10:50am<p> 10 photos<p>2<p>ST. GEORGE — If there was a diploma for serving his country, World War II veteran …

High School

Hungry US army veteran calls 911 to request food

Police deliver groceries to 81-year-old cancer patient in North Carolina<p>An 81-year-old <b>US</b> Army veteran recently returned home after over a year of cancer treatment only to find that he had no food, and no way of getting any.<p>Clarence Blackmon of Fayetteville, North Carolina decided to call 911 to …

Veterans

Remains of sailors and Marines killed at Pearl Harbor to be identified

The<p>Pentagonwill exhume and identify remains from as many as 388 sailors and Marines who died aboard the Navy ship Oklahoma when it was hit by torpedoes during the Pearl Harbor attacks in Hawaii.<p>The service members' remains have lain in graves marked "Unknown" in Hawaii since they were removed from …

How to Make the Strike Ultraceptor Paper Airplane

Introduction: How to Make the Strike Ultraceptor Paper Airplane<p>Fast, long range and small, the <b>Strike Ultraceptor</b> is an improved variant of the</b> …

Last officer from Pearl Harbour battleship USS Arizona dies at 100

Joseph Langdell's ashes will be interred aboard the warship, alongside his shipmates who died in the Japanese attack that brought the US into the Second World War<p>The last surviving officer of the USS Arizona, the ship that was bombed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, has died at the age …

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Military Posers Are 'An Epidemic,' Says Soldier Who Outs Them

Anthony Anderson has been unmasking “military posers” on his website Guardian Of Valor for the past three years. But the moment he glimpsed the video …

Inventor Ralph Baer, 'the Father of Video Games,' dies at 92

Ralph Baer, the engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the development of the first home video game console, has died at age 92, Gamasutra reports.<p>While working for Sanders Associates Inc., Baer designed the first concepts for a device that could play games on a television. With colleagues …

Children of Civil War Veterans Still Walk Among Us, 150 Years After the War

To their living sons and daughters, the soldiers in blue and gray are flesh and blood, not distant figures in history books.<p>How many people alive today can say that their father was a Civil War soldier who shook hands with Abraham Lincoln in the White House? Fred Upham can.<p>Despite sounding like a …

Honor flight volunteers make every day Veterans Day

The World War II veterans — all 92 of them — rolled into Midway Airport before dawn.<p>With guardians to push their wheelchairs, they were checked in, photographed and deployed to their gate.<p>By 7 a.m., one 94-year-old vet had popped out of his chair to dance to "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and other …

Fish Yorkshires with chunky tartare sauce - delicious. magazine

1 tsp dried fast-action yeast<br>150ml carbonated water, at room temperature<br>150g plain flour<br>50g cornflour<br>1/2 tsp baking powder<br>2 medium egg yolks<br>150ml …

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

26 Recipes That Prove Chocolate And Peanut Butter Are The Ultimate Power Couple

Certain foods just go together. Peanut butter and jelly, bacon and maple, chocolate and hazelnut -- flavor profiles like these are just meant for each other. They bring out the best in one another, enhancing their best qualities, and they never let the other one down. Trusty partners, loyal …

5 Ridiculously Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes

Gourmet dinners don't have to be complicated -- in fact, sometimes simple is best!<p><b>1. Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet and Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is full of flavor and and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is first …

How to Make Black Licorice From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Christina Lane from Dessert For Two makes a homemade version of a controversial candy that will convert you to the dark side.</i><p>Black licorice can …

'Why Me?' Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease

A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.<p>He can’t even eat his eventual …

How In-app Purchases Have Destroyed The Industry

I don't like writing negative articles that don't include a solution to the problem, but in this case, there is no solution. The state of in-app …