Archives for July 12, 2009

‘City of Fort Worth’ debuts at Pima

From the Star Telegram:

Star-Telegram.comThe final B-36 Peacemaker off the assembly line in west Fort Worth hadn’t been seen in public since an overland trip from Fort Worth to Tucson, Ariz., in 2005.

Now the 10-engine, nuclear-capable Cold War bomber has been rolled out at the Pima Air & Space Museum after exhaustive restoration.

Nice picture of the refurbished aircraft in the article.

It was embarrassing Fort Worth couldn’t take care of its namesake, but it’s terrific the aircraft historians at the Pima Museum have given her the home she needed.


Older posts here on this topic:

B-36 Museum in Fort Worth

A Homeless Veteran of the Cold War

The City of Fort Worth moves to Arizona

So, my bad habit is decreasing my pain!

From Scientific American

Why the #$%! Do We Swear? For Pain Relief

Dropping the F-bomb or other expletives may not only be an expression of agony, but also a means to alleviate it

Bad language could be good for you, a new study shows. For the first time, psychologists have found that swearing may serve an important function in relieving pain.

I knew the sailor words were useful…