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Former organizer for Greenpeace and Sierra Club, longtime IWW member, Occupier, general commie socialist anarchist radical hippie agitator. ;) Interests are history and science, and scifi fan film-making.

DOB: 2-18-1961

Gender: Male

Location: St Petersburg, Florida

Occupation: Editor, Red and Black Publishers

Groups: History for Kossacks, Readers and Book Lovers, SciTech, Backyard Science, Kossack Air Force, Shutterbugs

Hobbies: sci fi movies, exotic pets, backpacking, sea kayaking, historical costuming, fan-film-making

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Diaries published: 476 (2 days since last diary on Sat May 23, 2015 at 07:22 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 37497 (0 days since last comment on Mon May 25, 2015 at 05:33 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 13742

Total Comment Ratings: 16201

Most Recommended Diary: The Kola Borehole: The Deepest Spot on Earth, 104 comments, 210 recommends

People Following Lenny Flank: 227

Lenny Flank's Most Recent Diaries:

Safety Harbor is a little town of about 18,000 people located on the Pinellas County side of Tampa Bay. The Spanish conquistadors Narvayez and De Soto both landed here. The name comes from the 17th ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 07:22 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Everyone knows that the passenger liner Titanic hit an iceberg in 1912 and sank. Some people also know that the Titanic's sister ship Britannic , used as a World War One hospital ship, hit a mine ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
It was called "the gun that won the West". It was the first really practical revolver, used by many of the most famous gunslingers and outlaws in the American West, and was such a successful design ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first satellite, Sputnik. Over the next 20 years, the Space Race saw the USSR and the USA compete in a series of space spectaculars as each tried to ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
A few days ago, I happened upon a Green Heron hunting for his lunch. Green Herons are much more shy than other herons and egrets, so when he saw me watching him he froze completely still for a good ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is located in Palm Harbor, FL, a bit north of St Petersburg. They take in primates and a few other animals that have been kept as pets and are no longer wanted. Alas, ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends

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