The weight of the world on the President's shoulders: President Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962. This event is considered the most intense episode during the Cold War.
The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.
Blow Dryer: you put the plastic bonnet on your head and hooked up the air hose, then you sat for 30 minutes--