Today in 1964 novelist Maurice Walsh, author of the original story of The Quiet Man dies in Blackrock Co.Dublin
VIDEO Ex Southern Air Boeing 747 lifting from the ground due to gusts in 2012 ift.tt/1QnVNgb
VIDEO Twin-engine aircraft makes emergency landing on a road in Brazil ift.tt/1Q35yoj
Listening to Van Gaal's excuses like... vine.co/v/iv5LLmILq10
Van Gaal has lost it!
Live scenes from his interview after the match!
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Just returned from great week @FSCFlatfordMill
painted these roses. #winsorandnewton #fabrianoartistico #art
The moon in blue sky before sunset tonight
This is what a snail drinking from a bubble looks like.
This is what a gorilla skeleton looks like compared to a human's.
Today in 1848 Louis Comfort Tiffany, artist and philanthropist,is born in New York
Today in 1953 "Bwana Devil," the movie that heralded the 3-D fad of the 1950s, opened in New York City.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise took to the air for the first time (riding atop a Boeing 747) on this day in 1977.
Born 18 February 1745: Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist and inventor of the 1st battery, born in Como, Italy .
Today in Comics History: "Wizard of Id" co-creator Brant Parker was born Aug 26, 1920. Here, at right w/ Johnny Hart:
18Feb/1931: John Lewis "Johnny" Hart is born in Endicott New York
18 Feb, 1932, Milos Forman (83) was born, famous for directing One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (75) & Amadeus (84)
18 February 1967. J. Robert Oppenheimer (aged 62), died. He was a central figure in the invention of the Atom Bomb
1973 American gangster Frank Costello dies of a heart attack at the age of 82
Also on this Day: 18th February 1503 - Aged 12 years old, Henry Tudor was created Prince of Wales
This day in hist Feb 18th: 1929, the first Academy Awards are announced!