If Russia officially annexes Crimea from Ukraine, it will expand the former Soviet Union’s territory by approximately 0.15%. Russia is already, by far, the largest nation based on land.
“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.”
December marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve Bank which is responsible for inflation. The Fed, which is not accountable to the government, has caused the US dollar to lose over 95% of it’s value during this time.
On October 14, 2012, for the 65th anniversary of breaking the sound barrier, Chuck Yeager did it once again in a McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle this time at the age of 89.
Marko Baloh of Slovenia has the world record for cycling 561.57 miles (903,765km) in a 24 hour period.