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History Nearly Forgot Kansas City’s Sarah Rector - Ingrid Keizer

​Few Kansas Citians know the story of the 10 year old girl who became the one of the first black, female millionaires in the US. Though her story began in Oklahoma, it was in Kansas City that she spent her entire adulthood. 729 more words

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One-Legged Adventure

We’d been enjoying our July in Rapid City, hiking Bear Butte, strolling the city, running up the steps at the Dinosaur Park for extra exercise, taking in the Art Alley…. 372 more words

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Black humour is sign of high intelligence, study suggests | Science | The Guardian.  

I’ve always known that :-)

Who needs Mensa? If you want to find out if someone has a high IQ, just tell them a string of sick jokes and then gauge their reaction. 172 more words

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Let the Flag Fly

During a recent episode of The Tony Kornheiser Show, the crew was discussing the neighborhood that (now) Vice President Mike Pence had moved into for the transition between the election and inauguration on January 20, 2017. 161 more words

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Killer whales explain the mystery of the menopause - Robin McKie. 

Killer whales and humans would seem to have little in common. We inhabit very different ecosystems, after all. Yet the two species share one unexpected biological attribute. 245 more words

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"Corn and Oak". A Final Toast to Legendary Bourbon Master Distiller Parker Beam - Noah Rothbaum. 

For a long time it was said you couldn’t have a bourbon distillery without a member of the Beam family. In fact, when the five Shapira brothers started Heaven Hill, back in 1934, right after the repeal of Prohibition, it wasn’t long before a Beam was making the bourbon. 101 more words

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New Year's Eve

The time has come again

To put a ribbon on the year

Closing it out strong

One more shout, one more cheer

You know when January rolls around… 40 more words

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