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Content for Thursday, May 29, 1997

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Wounded veteran Jerry Stadtmiller meets nurse at Vietnam Memorial who worked on his face

He was young and he was in Vietnam, and he took two sniper bullets in the head. The miracle was that he survived. However, his face was disfigured. He was blind, with much of his ...

May 29, 1997
How cross-eyed Siamese cats see

Mattster: My girlfriend has a Siamese cat. It gives me the creeps. The thing is cross-eyed. Really! It just lies under the coffee table and stares at me. At least I think it’s staring at ...

May 29, 1997
Why piroghi and ravioli sink when frozen

Dear Matthew Alice: So why, when ice floats (it’s less dense than the surrounding liquid), do piroghi and ravioli sink when frozen and float when thawed? Do other pastas have this same buoyancy? Why? What ...

May 29, 1997
Friends remember Andrew Cunanan victim Jeff Trail

The murders have sent gays in San Diego into a panic. From the Chee-Chee Club downtown to the International Male fashion store in Hillcrest, people said they "knew nothing" about Cunanan or were unwilling to talk.

May 29, 1997
The violent life of homeless in downtown San Diego

I met Barbie and Ken (not their real names) at a downtown food line for homeless people. She still has permission to crash on my couch if she needs to get away from him, but ...

May 29, 1997
Morris Cerullo scandal in London

Morris Cerrullo, the La Jolla evangelist and faith healer who once bought the now-ramshackle El Cortez Hotel because he said God told him to, is in hot water with English authorities. The London Sunday Telegraph ...

May 29, 1997
How wind through a pine tree make that whistle

Matt: I just came back from a camping trip and I need to know...how does a pine tree make that whistle when the wind blows through it? There’s nothing in it that’s tubular, like a ...

May 29, 1997
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