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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
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Created by John Eipper on 08/19/10 5:00 PM

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Maps (Ronald Hilton, USA, 06/09/11 12:51 am)

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Boston Public Schools Adopt New World Map (Paul Pitlick, USA, 03/22/17 9:35 am) I don't know if current WAISers will be interested in this article, but I think Ronald Hilton would have been. Read more
MAPS: Bombing by mistake (Ronald Hilton, USA, 10/16/00 12:51 am) The posting "A Moderator's Problems" discussed the difficulty of reading maps because of the confusing variants of place names. Misreading a map was the ...
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Transportation (John Eipper, USA, 08/26/10 5:02 am)

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Celebrating Nathaniel Bowditch, Navigation Pioneer (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/22/19 4:07 am) A couple of days ago I got together with a group of old Captains and we spoke of the good old days and of our idols. I have already written about Malcolm McLean, the inventor of the container sh ...
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Malcolm McLean, Shipping Container Pioneer (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/10/19 3:02 pm) For a change of topic, I would like to pay tribute to a great American who revolutionized the shipping industry almost as much as when it changed from sailing to steam and then to motorized transport. ...
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United Airlines Incident (Pietro Lorenzini, USA, 04/21/17 12:53 pm) The barrage of videos showing a screaming passenger, Dr. David Dao, being forcibly taken off United Airlines flight 3411 after he refused police officers' requests to leave the plane is an eye-ope ...
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Tourism (John Eipper, USA, 08/26/10 5:02 am)

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Collapse of Thomas Cook; Thousands Stranded Abroad (José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 09/26/19 4:02 am) The bankruptcy of the British travel agency Thomas Cook has taken many travelers by surprise in the middle of their vacations. Hundred thousands of people, 600,000 if estimates are correct, are now in ...
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Stratford-upon-Avon Report; Rip van Winkle (Patrick Mears, Germany, 08/09/19 3:57 am) in response to your recent question, Connie and I spent three, mostly sunny, warm and enjoyable days in Stratford-upon-Avon, where we viewed performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company of the Bard&# ...
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A WAIS Travel Quiz! (Patrick Mears, Germany, 07/29/18 4:03 am) My wife and I are currently away from home, although not that far away. Yesterday, we visited an outstanding tourist site that has, as a permanent exhibit, the sea craft pictured below. As so ...
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Geography (John Eipper, USA, 08/26/10 5:02 am)

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What City? A Geography Quiz (John Eipper, USA, 10/30/18 10:14 am) Gary Moore sends this geography riddle.  I have a very strong after-lunch hunch, but I'll wait to see what other WAISers say. ...
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Celebrating Longitude, and Chester A. Arthur (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 10/13/16 7:33 am) Quite often we remember the anniversaries of wars, revolutions and tragedies, but I would like for once to commemorate an anniversary that was a great achievement of a united (for the first time and o ...
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Alessandro Malaspina and the Pacific Northwest (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 05/23/16 2:33 pm) During the 13th and 14th centuries, Italian navigators, explorers and missionaries moved east by land and sea, the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, to reach the Far East. But in the 1300s they also st ...
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