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The ankle boneâ€™s connected to the leg bone, the leg boneâ€™s connected to the thigh boneâ€Ś and this Tidbits connects you to some bony trivia! â€˘ The average adult humanâ€™s body contains 206 bones. But when that human being first entered the world, he or she may have had 270 bones or more. Why? An infantâ€™s skull and face is constructed of many small bones hinged together by flexible suture joints. (This makes it possible for the babyâ€™s huge head to pass through the birth canal.) As the child grows older, those smaller bones fuse together to become one larger, solid skull. â€˘ The slang term â€œsawbonesâ€? refers specifically to a surgeon, not just any olâ€™ doctor. The first recorded use of the word dates back to 1837. And, yes, the name came about due to the then-traditional â€œcure-allâ€? of amputation. â€˘ Bones not only allow us to stand upright and form a frame for our muscles and skin to stretch around, they also protect us. The ribs curl around our lungs and heart, two of our most delicate and necessary organs. The skull is the bodyâ€™s â€œhelmetâ€? and keeps the brain safe, while the vertebrae in our back and neck encase the all-important spinal cord. â€˘ The smallest bones in our bodies are inside the ear, and are commonly called the hammer, anvil, and stirrup. They perform a very complex function as the conduit between external sound vibrations and the inner ear that sends those signals to the brain. Past the eardrum, the ear canal contains fluid. If youâ€™ve ever tried to shout at someone underwater in a swimming pool, you know how muddled sounds can be when traveling through liquids. These three tiny bones act like a pipeline, transmitting sound vibrations through the inner ear canal to the auditory nerve.
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Page 2 BONE APPÉTIT! (continued): • By contrast, the biggest, longest, and strongest bone in the human body is the femur. It’s the bone that most of us call the “thigh bone,” and it extends from the hip down to the knee. Due to the sheer density necessary for this bone to support most of our weight, only an extremely violent injury is likely to cause a fracture. • Forensic anthropologists are scientists who analyze human skeletal remains for legal purposes. From a single bone or even bone fragments, they may be able to determine a person’s gender, race, and age. They might even learn where the bone’s owner grew up, and what his or her diet was like. Their skills can be put to use not only to identify recent victims, but also ancient human remains. • What parents tell their children are “growing pains” are the same aches a doctor may refer to as Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease. It sounds serious, but is relatively common (especially in young athletes) and is usually outgrown with no complications. The tibial tubercle is the point where kneecap tendon anchors to the shinbone. The tendons of a child very active in sports develop faster than the kneecap does. This pulls on the tibial tubercle, causing discomfort in the knee and lower leg. • The humerus is the long bone that runs from your shoulder to your elbow. Some call it the “funny bone” due to its name (which resembles “humorous”). Others say that it’s due to the fact that when you accidentally bump the ulnar nerve in your elbow, you get a funny, tingling sensation up your arm. (That’s funny as in “strange,” not funny “ha-ha.”) • About one-fourth of the bones in your body are located in your feet. Each foot has 26 bones and 33 joints. The natural arch in your foot is created by a combination of the tarsal and metatarsal bones, along with some tendons and ligaments. An arched foot helps to support the erect posture of a human and distribute its weight evenly with the least amount of wear and tear on the tootsies. • What we usually refer to as our “tailbone” is properly called the coccyx. The word comes from the Greek for “cuckoo,” because ancient physicians thought that the bony protrusion resembled a cuckoo’s beak. • The most commonly broken bone in the human body is the clavicle, also known as the collarbone. It is an S-shaped bone that connects the shoulder to the sternum (or breast plate). Why is this bone
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• On Oct. 27, 1904, the New York City subway opens. The first line, operated by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT), traveled 9.1 miles through 28 stations. More than 100,000 people paid a nickel each to take their first ride under Manhattan. • On Oct. 31, 1926, Harry Houdini, the most celebrated magician and escape artist of the 20th century, dies of peritonitis in a Detroit hospital. Houdini’s appendix ruptured when he was punched in the stomach by a student after a lecture in Montreal. • On Nov. 2, 1947, the Hughes Flying Boat -- the largest aircraft ever built -- is piloted by designer Howard Hughes on its first and only flight. The massive wooden aircraft had a wingspan longer than a football field and was designed to carry more than 700 troops into battle. • On Nov. 1, 1959, Montreal Canadien Jacques Plante becomes the first NHL goaltender to wear a full facemask. Once it caught on, most goaltenders wore Plantedesigned masks until the end of the 1960s, when Soviet goalies introduced cage-style masks that made it easier to see. • On Oct. 28, 1965, construction is completed on the Gateway Arch, a spectacular 630-foot-high parabola of stainless steel on the waterfront of St. Louis, Mo. The Gateway Arch was erected to commemorate President Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase of 1803. • On Oct. 30, 1974, 32-yearold Muhammad Ali becomes heavyweight champion of the world for the second time when he knocks out 25-year-old champ George Foreman in the eighth round of the “Rumble in the Jungle,” a match in Kinshasa, Zaire. Seven years earlier, Ali was stripped of his title when the government accused him of draft-dodging. • On Oct. 29, 1998, nearly four decades after he became the first American to orbit the Earth, U.S. Sen. John Glenn Jr., is launched into space again as a payload specialist aboard the space shuttle Discovery. At 77 years of age, Glenn was the oldest human ever to travel in space. (c) 2008 King Features Synd., Inc.
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Suppose, through no fault of your own, your last name is Simpson and your parents christened you Bart when you were born in 1977. Life was smooth until that little cartoon character came along as you entered your teen years, and now you can never announce your name without getting a “look.” Shared names abound: • Jason Alexander was born in Kentwood, Louisiana, in 1981. Twenty-two years later, his name would appear in headlines around the world when he wed pop princess Britney Spears. Their union was annulled less than 72 hours later, but there was plenty of confusion in the meantime. You see, Britney’s temporary hubby shares the same name as a more famous Jason Alexander – that of the balding, bespectacled actor who co-starred on TV’s Seinfeld. The initial media reports had many fans convinced that young Brit had actually married George Costanza! • Paul Simon of Madison County, Illinois, got involved in politics at a young age. By 1968, he’d worked his way up to become the lieutenant governor of his state. But despite his success (and his trademark bow tie), the news media had to specify “Paul Simon, the politician” whenever he was mentioned. By that time, another guy
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• A pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Kenny Rogers must never have heard the lyrical advice given by the country music vocalist that shares his name: “Know when to walk away, and know when to run.” The baseball Kenny “gambled” with a major-league controversy back in 2005 when he angrily grabbed a photographer’s camera from his grasp and smashed it onto the ground. • When Baby Boy Columbus was born in 1958 in Spangler, Pennsylvania, his parents decided it might be funny to name him Christopher after the famous explorer. (No, the two are not related.) Chris was an only child and felt somewhat lonely since both his parents had jobs, so motion pictures became his companions. Today, Chris Columbus is a well-respected filmmaker, and with hits like Mrs. Doubtfire, Home Alone and part of the Harry Potter series under his belt, his popularity rivals that of his namesake. • When he was born in 1958, Howard Kevin Stern’s parents couldn’t have known that another Howard Stern would gain fame years later as “The King of All Media.” But the situation has forced Howard K. Stern to use his middle initial for clarification. He’s an attorney by profession, but Stern is better known as the constant companion of the late Anna Nicole Smith. For ten years, Stern multi-tasked as her lawyer, assistant, and adviser. • Vanessa L. Williams and Vanessa A. Williams were both born in 1963. Vanessa L. is the Williams who became the first African-American woman to win Miss America. She went on to become a successful singer and actress, and has been nominated for Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Awards. Vanessa A. co-starred on TV’s Melrose Place, Chicago Hope, and Murder One. Just to add to the confusion, Vanessa L. had the lead role in the film version of Soul Food, while Vanessa A. starred in the TV series of the same name. • Major League Baseball coach and former player Howard Johnson is no relation to Howard Deering Johnson, the founder of the famous restaurant chain. But we’re willing to bet the former Mets slugger gets free clams when he stops by.
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FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 27, 2008 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The high standards you set for yourself don’t always translate into the behavior you expect of others. That relationship problem can be resolved if you’re more flexible and less judgmental. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Not enough party bids to satisfy the Bovine’s fun-loving side this week? Go ahead and throw one of your own. Then prepare for some serious work coming up early next week. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A new and intensely productive cycle is about to kick in. Be careful not to get too stressed out, though. Make time to restore your energies by relaxing with family and friends. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) This could be a good time to share some of your plans with those closest to you. Their comments could give you some added insight into how you might accomplish your goals. LEO (July 23 to August 22) An attack of self-doubt might be unsettling for the usually super-assured Feline. But it could be your inner voice telling you to hold off implementing your plans until you’ve reassessed them. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) This is a great time for you to reward yourself for all your hard work by taking a trip you haven’t spent months carefully planning, to somewhere you never thought you’d be going. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Some misunderstandings resist being resolved. But your sincerity in wanting to soothe those hurt feelings wins the day. By month’s end, that relationship should begin to show signs of healing. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A hectic job schedule begins to ease just in time to blow off all that work-generated steam on Halloween. A family situation runs into an unexpected complication. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) A cutting remark in the workplace needs to be handled with finesse. Remember: How you respond could determine the depth of support you gain from colleagues. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Once again, that Capricornean stubborn streak sets in and could keep you from getting much-needed advice. Fortunately, it lifts by week’s end, in time to make an informed decision. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A surprise trip early in the week could lead to other unexpected offers when you return. Word to the wise: Avoid talking too much about this until you’ve made some decisions. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Learning dominates the week for perspicacious Pisceans, who are always looking to widen their range of knowledge. A series of important job-linked commitments begins late in the week. BORN THIS WEEK: Your sense of humor generates good feelings and good will everywhere you go. (c) 2008 King Features Synd., Inc.
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“Beverly Hills Chihuahua” Running time: 85 minutes MPAA rating: PG
My grasp of Spanish is tenuous at best. I know a few words, and virtually all of them can be found on the drive-thru menu at Taco Bell. However, I do know one Spanish word that can be used to describe “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”: Ca-ca.
Man, does this movie stink. And I’m not sure who it was made for. After about 10 minutes, adults will find themselves trying to chew their own eyes out, and I don’t see how any kid would sit still for this hour-anda-half mess. The story is about a pampered female Chihuahua named Chloe (voiced by Drew Barrymore), who lives in Beverly Hills with her owner Viv (Jamie Lee Curtis), the CEO of a cosmetics company. Viv has to travel to Europe on a business junket, so she leaves Chloe with her niece Rachel (Piper Perabo). Rachel takes the dog along on a weekend trip to Mexico and forgets the dog when she leaves. Chloe, stranded in Mexico, is captured by a guy who runs an underground dogfighting club. There Chloe meets a German shepherd (voiced by Andy Garcia) who helps her escape. They are chased by a Doberman named El Diablo (Edward James Olmos) because the Mexican Michael Vick sees that Chloe was wearing a diamond collar and thinks he can ransom her. Eventually, everyone ends up at an Aztec ruin populated by a pack of revolutionary Chihuahuas who spout revisionist history and perform Broadway-style dance routines. Yeah. You read that right. There is a Mayan calendar that says the end of the world will occur in 2012. After watching “Beverly Hills Chihuahua,” it’s safe to say the Mayans were four years off.
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Holiday Shopping on a Budget It is said that Queen Isabella pawned her jewels in order to finance Christopher Columbus’s voyages to the Americas. King Edward III of England frequented pawn shops. Pawnbrokers were used in Ancient Rome, Greece and China up to 3,000 years ago. Without pawnbrokers, history would be quite different. Why then do we have this negative view of humankind’s oldest financial institution? When you think of Santa Claus, do you think of negativity? Of course not! Now you’re wondering, “What does Santa Claus have to do with pawn shops?” I’ll tell you; Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, is the Patron Saint of Pawnbrokers and Pawnshops. The traditional symbol of pawn brokers are three gold balls hanging from a bar. This tradition stems from the story of Saint Nicholas leaving three bags of gold for a poor man who had three daughters for which he had no dowry to give them. By leaving the bags of gold, Santa was able to save the daughters from a life of drudgery, slavery, or working in brothels. “Pawnshops have gotten a bad reputation from TV and the movies,” says Scott Pasternack, owner of Pasternack’s Pawn
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The inventory changes every week so if you don’t find what you are looking for, come back in a few days, or give Pasternack’s a call. They also carry cell phones, bicycles, car stereo equipment, vacuums, DVDs and much Pawnshops are used by some people as an alternative to paycheck loans. Others more. frequent pawnshops to find quality items Mr. Pasternack invites you to come visit his in good, working condition; such as TVs, store for your holiday shopping; he and his radios, fire arms, electronic games and staff are friendly and greet each customer personally. Pasternack’s is Denver’s oldest jewelry. “The holidays are coming up,” reminds pawn shop, having opened in 1919 by Scott’s Mr. Pasternack, “if you’d like to surprise grandfather and grand uncle. They have your loved one with diamond jewelry, a two locations on Colfax Ave to serve both gold watch, sporting equipment, musical the east and west sides. The philosophy at instrument or even power tools; we have Pasternack’s is that it’s a family business so them in stock. Why buy a diamond ring at they treat all of their customers as family.
Mr. Pasternack also points out that less than half of one percent of items in a pawn shop are stolen items. “We are mandated to provide to the local police department transaction information.” says Mr. Pasternack. “The police check all transactions to make sure that an item them may be looking for has not been passed on to a pawn shop. With this type of scrutiny, criminals very rarely pass on stolen items to pawn brokers.”
full retail price when you can find a quality Visit Pasternack’s on-line at www.PawnColorado. com or visit their stores located at 9745 E Colfax ring here for less than half the price?” Many of the diamonds at Pasternack’s also come with certification so you know exactly what you are buying. Another of their services includes jewelry cleaning and ring buffing. They offer this service free of charge when you buy any jewelry or when redeeming
Ave in Aurora (303) 364-1165 or 6851 W Colfax Ave in Lakewood (303) 234-1522. You can also call them toll free at 1-888-255-PAWN (7296). Pasternack’s also has an E-Bay presence. Store hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm. They are closed on Sundays.
add an Omega 3 supplement to her food -the vet may have this available, or you can purchase the supplement at a pet store.
PAWS CORNER By Sam Mazzotta
Shih-tzu Is Biting Herself Crazy DEAR PAW’S CORNER: What would make my shih-tzu bite her tail? I noticed that “Mitzy” was constantly trying to nibble her own tail. When I looked closer, I found a hard lump and a small cut that was draining. She bites at it worse at night. Mitzy has no fleas, but she does have dry skin. What’s going on? -- Alice H., via e-mail DEAR ALICE: Without knowing exactly where the lump is located, I can’t say for certain. It goes without saying that any change in a dog’s behavior, or anything odd that you notice on your pet (such as a new lump or a draining cut) should prompt you to visit the veterinarian as soon as possible for a thorough checkup. Some dogs, regardless of breed, suffer from chronic dry skin. But dry skin can be a herald of a deeper health problem, such as a thyroid condition, which can only be determined through a blood test. So, the best thing to do, again, is mention it to Mitzy’s vet when you bring her in to have the lump
checked. The vet may do a biopsy to determine whether the lump is benign. He or she also will ask you a number of questions about Mitzy’s daily behavior: how much and how often she eats, if she is drinking and urinating more than usual, if the dry skin has been a problem for a long time or if it’s recent, any known food allergies or health problems, and so on. If there are no underlying problems, the vet may recommend that you try a change in Mitzy’s diet (he or she will give you some options) to treat her dry skin. You can also
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Top 10 Pop Singles This Week Last Week 1. T.I. ......................................No. 1 “Whatever You Like” (Grand Hustle) 2. Pink ....................................No. 2 “So What” (LaFace) 3. Kanye West ......................No. 3 “Love Lockdown” (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam) 4. Rihanna ............................No. 4 “Disturbia” (SRP/Def Jam) 5. M.I.A. ................................No. 6 “Paper Planes” (XL) 6. Katy Perry ........................No. 9 “Hot N Cold” (Capitol) 7. T-Pain feat. Lil Wayne ....No. 8 “Can’t Believe It” (Nappy Boy/Konvict/Jive) 8. Ne-Yo ................................No. 7 “Closer” (Def Jam) 9. Taylor Swift ......................No. 5 “Love Story” (Big Machine) 10. Estelle feat. Kanye West No. 10 “American Boy” (Home School)
Top 10 Albums 1. Metallica ............................No. 1 “Death Magnetic” (Warner Bros.) 2. Demi Lovato ..............new entry “Don’t Forget” (Hollywood) 3. Ne-Yo ................................No. 2 “Year of the Gentleman” (Def Jam) 4. The Pussycat Dolls ....new entry “Doll Domination” (Interscope) 5. Kings of Leon ............new entry “Only By the Night” (RCA) 6. Jazmine Sullivan ........new entry “Fearless” (J) 7. Kid Rock ..........................No. 4 “Rock N Roll Jesus” (Top Dog/Atlantic) 8. Joe ..............................new entry “Joe Thomas, New Man” (563) 9. Young Jeezy ......................No. 6
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Hans and Stein were playing in their yard in Zurich when one of the boys accidentally swallowed a coin and started choking. Hans ran inside to get help, yelling “Mom! Dad! Come quick! There’s a franc in Stein!” A teacher at our high school noticed a group of young children wandering around the halls. They were dressed in costumes, and he assumed they were in a ballet being rehearsed in the auditorium. He asked if they were looking for the bathroom and they said they were. Unable to tell their sex because of the costumes and anxious to direct them to the correct room, he asked, “Are you little boys or little girls?” “Neither,” they chorused. “We’re squirrels.”
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Top 10 Hot Country Singles 1. Darius Rucker ..................No. 1 “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” (Capitol Nashville) 2. Kenny Chesney ................No. 2 “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven” (Blue Chair) 3. Toby Keith ........................No. 5 “She Never Cried in Front of Me” (Show Dog Nashville) 4. Kid Rock ..........................No. 4 “All Summer Long” (Top Dog/Atlantic) 5. Jimmy Wayne ..................No. 3 “Do You Believe Me Now” (Valory) 6. Carrie Underwood ..........No. 7 “Just a Dream” (19/Arista) 7. George Strait ....................No. 8 “Troubadour” (MCA Nashville) 8. Brad Paisley ......................No. 6 “Waitin’ On a Woman” (Arista Nashville) 9. Tim McGraw ..................No. 11 “Let It Go” (Curb) 10. Luke Bryan ..................No. 12 “Country Man” (Capitol Nashville) © 2008 King Features Synd., Inc.
• The opossum is the only marsupial that is native to the continent of North America. • Jack Welch was the chairman and CEO of General Electric for 20 years beginning in 1981. When he retired, in 2001, his retirement package (better known these days as a “golden parachute”) included such lifetime perks as three country club memberships; a box at the Metropolitan Opera; seats at Wimbledon, the French Open and the U.S. Open; tickets to the Red Sox, the Yankees and the Knicks; free dry-cleaning service; food, wine, flowers and waitstaff whenever he’s in New York City; and free telephone and computer service at all five of his homes. Nice deal if you can get it. • If you’re like the average American, you’ll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime. • Ever wonder why blue jeans are blue? When they were first designed, by Levi Strauss, the people most likely to wear them were those who did a great deal of manual labor. Strauss rightly assumed the work was likely to be dirty, so he dyed his new trousers indigo to help hide stains.
On the first day of school, the children • Regular airmail service by the U.S. Post Office began way back in 1918. The first brought gifts for their teacher. The florist’s route was between Washington, D.C., son brought the teacher a bouquet of flowand New York City, with a stop along the ers. The candy store owner’s daughter gave way in Philadelphia. the teacher a pretty box of candy. Then the liquor store owner’s son brought up a • The name of the North American reinbig, heavy box. The teacher lifted it up and deer known as “caribou” comes from the noticed that it was leaking a little bit. She Native American language Micmac. The touched a drop of the liquid with her finger word translates roughly as “snow shovand tasted it. “Is it wine?” she guessed. eler.” “No,” the boy replied. She tasted another (c) 2007 King Features Synd., Inc. —24— drop and asked, “Champagne?” “No,” said the little boy “It’s a puppy!” Thought for the Day: “Everyone is A young boy, about eight years old, was at a genius at least once a year. The real the store picking out a large box of laundry geniuses simply have their bright ideas detergent. The grocer walked over and, trycloser together.” ing to be friendly, asked the boy if he had a -- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg lot of laundry to do. “Oh, no laundry,” the boy said. “I’m going to wash my dog.” “But you shouldn’t use this to wash your dog. It’s very powerful and if you wash your dog in this, he’ll get sick. In fact, it might even kill him.” But the boy was not stopped by this and carried the detergent to the counter and paid for it, even as the grocer still tried to talk him out of washing his dog. About a week later the boy was back in the store doing some shopping. The grocer asked the boy how his dog was doing. “Oh, he died,” the boy said. The grocer said, “I tried to tell you not to use that detergent on your dog.” “Well,” the boy replied, “I don’t think it was the detergent that killed him.” “Oh, I’m sorry. How did he die?” “I think it was the spin cycle.”
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their ranks. Instead, Ike took a job as president of his alma mater: Columbia. President Harry Truman felt that he’d be the perfect man to head the new North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER
Depending on your age, you may recall when Eisenhower dollar coins could occasionally be found in everyday change. What made this coin starkly different from most others wasn’t just its size and weight, but something that just seemed to be missing in the profile: hair. Washington, Jefferson, even JFK had a head of hair. Not so with Ike; and to be fair, the coin’s designer was generous with the amount of hair that he did add.
• Eisenhower seemed surprised to win the Republican presidential nomination in 1952. His Democratic opponent was, by contrast, someone who had been involved in politics nearly all his life: Adlai Stevenson. He’d been in public service for 20 years and was the grandson of his namesake, who had been vice president under Grover Cleveland. Now involved in war in Korea, the public felt that General Ike was the smart choice, and he won the election handily.
• David Dwight Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas, on October 14, 1890. (And no, that’s not a reversal of his name.) He was born David Dwight, but to avoid confusion with his father, also named David, they called the child Online Learning Dwight. As a teenager, he switched the A whole world of knowledge has opened up two names. to me since I discovered online learning. We • Eisenhower’s father found difficulty have a wealth of classes available to us right developing a career. He moved from on the Internet, ranging from informal to the Pennsylvania to Kansas to farm, but was university level, self-tutorials to instructorunsuccessful. The senior Eisenhower presented, free to little cost. then entered engineering school, but left At Lifetime to Learn [www.lifetimetolearn. early to marry. He ventured into retail com] you’ll find Photoshop Introduction, sales, engine mechanics, and business Microsoft Outlook: Taming Your Inbox, and management. The financial struggles more. the Eisenhower family endured helped At Computer School2 for Seniors [www. FILLER PAGE cs4seniors.com] to restore old to mold Dwight’s political thinking. 4Q08 - WEEKlearn 44 take OCT 26 and - NOV 1 great digital photos • After graduating high school in Abilene, photographs and much more. Kansas in 1909, Dwight felt, and his family agreed, that the military would provide Ed2Go [www.ed2go.com] has an online him with educational opportunities he instructor for every class, not just a tutorial Each class runs for six could not otherwise afford. The Naval you do yourself. PRESENTS weeks and costs $99. Recent additions are Academy rejected him as too old (he Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business NEWSFRONT™ was 20), but the Army signed him TRIVIA up to andbyBusiness for the Small Business Kara KovalchikLaw & Sandy Wood West Point. He played football for Army Owner. 1. What is the real first name of Star Trek until a knee injury forced him onto the physician McCoy? At Dr. the“Bones” university level, imagine taking a sidelines as a coach. course on Yeats from or a beginning 2. What breed of dog was the titleMIT, character on the • After graduation, Lieutenant Eisenhower French language class from Carnegie PBS television series Wishbone? was assigned to Fort Sam Houston. He Mellon. play features a monologue reportedly requested overseas3. What duty Shakespearean While you won’t actually get credit for it (since inspiredyou’re by thenot exhumed when World War I erupted, but remained payingskull for of theYorick? class), and you stateside to help train the troops. He was won’t have hands-on instructor 4. Skeletor is a villainous character in what presence, regularly promoted, achieving the rank of just think of the possibilities. MIT’s offerings cartoon/toy franchise? major in 1920. Dwight hoped to continue are especially rich and comprehensive. I 5. The Skull & Bones is a secret society based at his ascent into the Army’s officer elite, found a MIT class on America during the what Ivy League university? and attended the Army War College to Depression, and it included hundreds of further his chances. Stints as assistant photos of the era, along with the class notes, to the war secretary and aide to General a study materials list and links to related resources. Douglas MacArthur did nothing to harm NUMBER PUZZLE learn aboutcolumn, Open CourseWare, his road to success. Fill in theTogrid so more that every every row, go to http://ocwfinder.com. every • Eisenhower had just attained theand rank of 3 x 3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. Brigadier General when the Japanese Free and low-cost classes are all over the bombed Pearl Harbor, forcing the U.S. Internet. You only have to look for them. to enter World War II. Over the course If you’re new to computers and unsure of of the war, Ike would be responsible your way around, maybe your first stop for commanding Allied troops in Africa (with a computer-savvy grandchild at your and then Europe. He was the man elbow) could be one of the “how to surf the Web” classes. Once you learn the basics of who ordered the invasion known as getting around on the Internet, you’ll be off D-Day, and led the final stand against and running. the Germans as a five-star general. He personally accepted the Reich’s terms Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate of surrender in 1945.
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