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The Fascinating True Story Of Why Aviators Say “Roger That”

You’ve heard the two words in dozens of war films. And their usage was even parodied in the 1980 comic masterpiece Airplane! – when Leslie Nielsen’s hapless Dr. Rumack gets his “Rogers” in a tangle. But why is it that pilots and others speaking on two-way radios utter the phrase “Roger that?” “Roger that” – often …

Police Say This Man Horrifically Murdered His Family. But 47 Years On He’s Still Not Been Found

On July 3, 1970, two cliff rescue volunteers, George Cumming and Cecil Burgin, attempted to access an abandoned car. The vehicle was perched on a rocky ledge at Loch Ard Gorge near the village of Port Campbell in Victoria, Australia. Homicide squad detective Adrian Donehue watched and waited. The sea churned darkly beneath him. After …

Experts In Siberia Unearthed A 1,000-Year-Old Skull Of A Boy From A Mysterious Arctic Civilization

The arctic wind blows fierce and cold on the isolated Gydan Peninsula. On one particular occasion it blew hard enough to uncover a treasure hidden beneath the melting permafrost. At first, just a bronze fragment appeared, but it was enough to have archaeologists digging enthusiastically. What they unearthed there was both thrilling and surprising. The …