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Stellar Sparklers That Last

While fireworks only last a short time here on Earth, a bundle of cosmic sparklers in a nearby cluster of stars will be going off for a very long time. 7 more words

Marilyn Gardner Milton

DAY 10

Happy 4th of July!

I’ve so far managed to get reduced socks thanks to America’s national day and been asked to take a picture of a group of women with red, white and blue face paints and coloured lights wrapped around them in front of the John Harvard statue. 511 more words

America

Stock Exchange

In Boston in 1634 Edward Palmer, a carpenter, was commissioned to construct the city’s first public stocks, when he finished he submitted his bill.  The city elders who had commissioned the project felt that Palmer’s bill was extortionate, so they fined him 5 times what he’d charged and ordered him to spend an hour as the first victim of his own stocks.

General

M-Dot (of EMS)

Michael Januario better known by stage name M-Dot was born in Revere, Ma and has dazzled rap fans across the globe for years with his multi-syllable rhyme schemes. 120 more words

If You Don't Know! News & Politics Roundup: Richard Matt Penned Letter To Daughter Before Escaping NY Prison, & MORE!

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Just before escaping NY’s Clinton Correctional Facility, Richard Matt wrote a letter to his daughter. In it, he promised to see her “on the outside,” this according to Buffalo News. 124 more words

News

Boston: Strong & Proud

It’s a certain understated pride that comes through. Not a brash New York pride, nor a chilled San Francisco one. Rather a constant theme that rides with you throughout your time in the city. 1,046 more words

Social Age

Cidery Review: Downeast Cider House (Boston, MA)

This is a review of my visit to Downeast Cider House in Charlestown, Ma (Boston).

The reason for my visit actually originated because of my Recap of the… 991 more words

Woodchuck Cider