Air Freelandia : The Non-Profit Airline

Air Freelandia : The Non-Profit Airline
In 1974, there was a “Not-For-Profit” airline named Freelandia that served organic food and had waterbeds. Freelandia Air Travel Club (1973-74). The brainchild of Ken Moss, a 31-year-old Syracuse dropout, Freelandia enticed passengers with promises of low-cost travel, natural food, an in-flight waterbed, and a hopeful slogan (“Not-For-Profit”). Freelandia also functioned as a travel club, ...

Hugh Hefner Saved the Hollywood Sign

Hugh Hefner Saved the Hollywood Sign
Hugh Hefner died Sept. 27, 2017 at the age of 91 The Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has donated the final $900,000 needed to preserve 138 acres behind the film capital’s most famous visual symbol on Mount Lee – Hollywood Sign, just as time was running out. Developers have been eyeing the hillside, once owned by ...

Love my daily dose of North Korean Facts

Love my daily dose of North Korean Facts
Founded in 1948, the official name of North Korea is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The local name for North Korea is Choson-minjujuui-inmin-koughwaguk or Choson (“Land of Morning Calm”). When Japan surrendered to the Allies on August 15, 1945, U.S. president Truman and Soviet leader Stalin agreed that the U.S. would temporarily act ...