The Oscar


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Bushnell’s Turtle


American Diver

The Fish Boat

Bad Plumbing

Worse Bad Plumbing

HMS Trident’s Strange Guest

USS Scorpion

The K-129

Don’t Let Your Hydrogen Peroxide Leak


Bushnell’s Turtle

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In the mid 1770’s, During America’s War of Independence with England, David Bushnell, an inventive guy on the American side, created the world’s first attack submarine. Using whiskey barrel technology, he made a watertight, clam shell-shaped vehicle with barely enough room for one man. The thing,  Continue reading “Submarines”

Susan B. Anthony Dollars

Several years ago, a new American coin was introduced, the Susan B. Anthony dollar. People didn’t like them because they were easy to mix up with quarters, since they were about the same size and color. So, they were taken out of circulation. At one time, the Federal Reserve had a room that contained 334 million Susan B. Anthony dollars.