Author: Greg Bjerg • Page 1/3

Greg Bjerg was born and raised in Iowa and graduated with a degree in Journalism from Drake University. Sadly, he passed away on 20 March 2011.
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The Wilhelm Scream

In the 1951 movie Distant Drums starring Gary Cooper, a small band of soldiers were crossing a swamp in pursuit of Se...
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Hovering in History

During the 1950s and 1960s the United States Army spent considerable energy developing one- and two-man flying machin...
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Monster Rogue Waves

For centuries sailors have been telling stories of encountering monstrous ocean waves which tower over one hundred fe...
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Operation Acoustic Kitty

At the height of the Cold War, the US Central Intelligence Agency was willing to try just about anything to gain an a...
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The Tragic Birth of FM Radio

In 1934, much of the world was in the grip of the Great Depression. Unemployment was an epidemic, and many businesses...
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The Confederados

Immediately following the American Civil War, some Confederate southerners were unwilling to live under the rule of t...
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Flying Rams

During World War 2, large bombers and flying fortresses were considered critical for victory by both the Allied and A...
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Feral Children

"Monkey boys," "wolf girls," "gazelle boys," and even an "ostrich boy;" they are all part of the lore of the feral ch...
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Hadji Ali and the Regurgitators

In the early twentieth century, there was a man of unusual talent known as the Great Regurgitator. His real name was...
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Baseball and the Physicists

Without a doubt baseball has had more serious study behind it than any other major sport. It's hard to say why this i...
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