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You look out the window of the plane, one engine is on fire; the pilots then shut down the wrong one and . . .

. . . what do you do?

Apparently nothing. That’s what happened on British Midlands Flight 92.

Here’s the timeline:

 

Worse than the Titanic– on the Mississippi River.

The worst maritime disaster in US history occurred in 1865, yet few of us know about it.

Here is the timeline:

 

“The only ones I envy about this whole thing are the dead.”

No, we’re not talking about the Walking Dead. This is William Mulholland, the man who brought the water to Los Angeles at the inquest about the failure the St. Francis Dam, which he designed. The slideshow below tells the story. If you’d like the entire thing, it’s a free Quickread you can download from Amazon.

 

 

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