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Grasshopper shot near Miles City Mont 1937 >> Why that is one big grasshopper! ha ha ha! I bet it is friends with the Jackalope...

Budapest, Hungary. Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube, and the 19th-century Chain Bridge connects its hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces life from Roman times onwards. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.

from Salon

Maine’s child-labor mess

A young Utah or Colorado mine worker How’s this for a fancy euphemism for gutting child-labor laws: “deregulating non-adult employment”? OK, maybe “gutting” isn’t exactly the right word. In Maine, liberal advocacy groups are attacking Gov. Paul LePage for efforts to “roll back child labor laws.” But the actual bills under consideration don’t necessarily conjure up images of teeny-boppers in a coal mine.

Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed in this car by TX. Ranger Mike Hammer and posse. Clyde was arrested in the beginning and put in the Hill Co. Jail. He dug out with a spoon, vowed never to be taken again. He shot his way out of several attempts at arrest killing several officers. So they were given no warning, no quarter. The Ranger Museum is here in Waco next to Baylor University.

Dorothy Kilgallen died under mysterious circumstances in 1965. She started reporting on UFOs in the 50's, was extremely critical of the US government, and interviewed Jack Ruby in private, claiming to be "about to blow the JFK case sky high."