In 1928, when the Hoover Dam was still merely an idea, the Colorado River ran wild through the depths of the Grand Canyon. It was largely untraveled territory; scores of adventurous daredevils attempted to traverse the dangerous rapids but very few accomplished the feat. That fall, during a time when Americans were setting records all over the world (Charles Lindbergh, for one) newlyweds Glen and Bessie Hyde decided to test their mettle and be the first couple - and first woman - to travel the ......more
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Do you start planning out Halloween costumes months in advance, or are you rushing to the store at the last minute hoping thereâ€™s still something left on the shelf?Â If time is not on your side, take a deep breath and read on. Letâ€™s start with costumes.Â Are you the envy of the neighborhood because you can make your own costume? Or do you prefer the more retail approach? This time of year, costumes are everywhere and the choices can be overwhelming.Â But did you ever notice that some o...
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