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My Airport Song

I got to the gate
A little bit late.
It wasn’t my fault,
But simply my fate.

I woke up at five in the morning, 285 more words


Why the U.S. had Two, not One, WW I Demobilization Recessions

I have often found it curious that the U.S. had two post-World War I demobilization recessions, rather than just one, with the later one being much more severe than the earlier. 373 more words

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Some Clarification on the Previous Post

There is a discrepancy between the two translations of the relevant text I linked to the day before yesterday regarding whether Bartolomé de las Casas meant that the Hispaniolan native population declined by over two-thirds between 1494 and 1496 or between 1494 and 1506. 229 more words

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The Pre-Columbian Population of Hispaniola

There have been many attempts over the past century to figure out the pre-Columbian population of the island of Hispaniola, which is now home to some 20 million people. 406 more words

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First Time Since April 2009, U.S. Employment Situation Better than in June 1983

Almost a miracle (seasonally adjusted):

Note: U.S. unemployment figures from before the end of the post-Vietnam War recession are distorted by the effects of both wartime and peacetime military conscription practiced between 1940 and 1973. 27 more words

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A Note of Humor

Considering the size of Neill Blomkamp’s filming area for the (excellent) film District 9 (36 acres), and the stated alien population (1,800,000), the population density of District 9 would have to be an amazing 50,000 aliens per acre. 31 more words

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Smart phones and home made jam don't mix.

I am still relatively a newbie at jam making. I have made plenty of batches of apple sauce over the years but last year was my first go at jam. 591 more words