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1990s Timeline (pg. 2)

The Year 1996

  • A bomb explodes at the Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia. One person is killed, but no one is ever charged in the crime.
  • Also in the US, "The Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski is arrested. Kaczynski killed three people and injured many more with mail bombs.

The Year 1997

  • Dolly the cloned sheep is born at the Roslin Institute in Scotland. She is the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
  • The movie Titanic, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, is released. It goes on to become the highest grossing movie of all time.

The Year 1998

  • Geri Halliwell (AKA Ginger Spice) leaves the Spice Girls to become Solo Spice.
  • The Price it Right airs its 5,000th episode.

The Spice Girls before Geri leftThe Spice Girls before Geri left

The Year 1999

  • Two students go on a shooting spree at Columbine High School in Colorado. They kill 13 people and then themselves.
  • While the world parties like it's 1999 (if you read that and thought, "Huh?" ask your 'rents about a dude named Prince), computer geeks freak out about the "Y2K Bug." It turns out that the world didn't end. Go figure.

Music Hits of the 1990s

  • U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
  • I Want You Back - *NSYNC
  • Getting Jiggy Wit It - Will Smith
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
  • This is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • End of the Road - Boyz II Men
  • Crossroads - Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
  • Informer - Snow

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What Reminds You of the '90s?

  • Grunge - it sure did smell like teen spirit.
  • 90210 all the way, baby!
  • The Rachel 'do - hair today, gone tomorrow.
  • As if! There was nothing cool about this boring era.

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"unicornsrule626" wrote:most of the ancient peoples projected the world as flat. And they did some amazing things that we can only dream of. Like the pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge  Before addressing this point, I'd like to address the post about Kansas being flat. Land on Earth is not all at the same height. That's why it's not a perfect sphere. Look at a basketball, the height of the ball is equal at any two points. But, with Earth, certain land formations are taller than others. So imagine a basketball, but where certain parts are higher than others. That's why Kansas is flat, and that's why Everest is miles higher than the ground you're standing on.  Now, as far as ancient peoples, they did make the pyramids and Stonehenge. But, that doesn't make them experts in astronomy. The Egyptians believed that the Universe was rectangular, not flat. They also thought that Egypt was at the center of all existence. So, should we believe them?
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most of the ancient peoples projected the world as flat. And they did some amazing things that we can only dream of. Like the pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge 
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Powerslave posted in Debating:
If you look at Yggdrasil, it shows the world as flat but Midgard is a sphere
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