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Prompt -- a man made virus had wiped out more than half the population. after screening, 100 virus-free people are chosen at random, abducted, and placed on a remote island in case the whole human race is wiped out. to ensure as much genetic variety as possible, no two people are from the same country

Prompt -- a man made virus had wiped out more than half the population. after screening, 100 virus-free people are chosen at random, abducted, and placed on a remote island in case the whole human race is wiped out. to ensure as much genetic variety as possible, no two people are from the same country

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Tantive IV awaits departure to intercept stolen weapons plans from the Galactic…

Tantive IV awaits departure to intercept stolen weapons plans from the Galactic…

The Blockade Runners, by Jules Verne (Paperback)

The Blockade Runners, by Jules Verne (Paperback)

Captain James Carlin: Anglo-American Blockade-Runner

Captain James Carlin: Anglo-American Blockade-Runner (Hardcover)

Captain James Carlin: Anglo-American Blockade-Runner

“Previous generations bought Renoirs and Cézannes,” Dan Lanigan says. “We’re buying stormtrooper helmets and Ghostbusters proton packs.” The burly TV producer is referring to the obsessive (and costly) pursuit of prop collecting. “This is the fine art of my generation.”  It used to be an underground hobby. People did it, but nobody talked about it—not only because it was embarrassing to admit that you coveted Charlton Heston’s slave collar from Planet of the Apes but also because, since…

The Deeply Nerdy—and Insanely Expensive—World of Prop Collecting

“Previous generations bought Renoirs and Cézannes,” Dan Lanigan says. “We’re buying stormtrooper helmets and Ghostbusters proton packs.” The burly TV producer is referring to the obsessive (and costly) pursuit of prop collecting. “This is the fine art of my generation.” It used to be an underground hobby. People did it, but nobody talked about it—not only because it was embarrassing to admit that you coveted Charlton Heston’s slave collar from Planet of the Apes but also because, since…

Civil War Sutler Blockade Runner's Ladies Fashion Page 3, Work and Camp Dresses of the 1860's Civil War Era. 6-17-12 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Civil War Sutler Blockade Runner's Ladies Fashion Page 3, Work and Camp Dresses of the 1860's Civil War Era. 6-17-12 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

“CSS ROBERT E. LEE” was a (283') Schooner Rigged Paddle Wheel Steamer – Commissioned: 1862 – Crew: Not Known – Armamenrt: 5 x 12 Pounder Cannon and 2 x 30 Pounder Cannon – Establish a Nearly Legendary Reputation as a Blockade Runner – was Captured by the US Navy, 9 November 1863 and was Commissioned: “USS FORT DONELSON”  29 June 1864 and was Assigned to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron - Sold October 1865 and Renamed “ISABELLA”

“CSS ROBERT E. LEE” was a (283') Schooner Rigged Paddle Wheel Steamer – Commissioned: 1862 – Crew: Not Known – Armamenrt: 5 x 12 Pounder Cannon and 2 x 30 Pounder Cannon – Establish a Nearly Legendary Reputation as a Blockade Runner – was Captured by the US Navy, 9 November 1863 and was Commissioned: “USS FORT DONELSON” 29 June 1864 and was Assigned to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron - Sold October 1865 and Renamed “ISABELLA”

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