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The Free Ride is Over

This is one of my favourite articles ever. I’m posting it here because web references to it are slowly disappearing, and in case it goes for ever, I know I will always be able to find it. 893 more words

Global Politics

(Slide) Rule To Live By: Matt's Navitimer

When you find out someone’s wearing their dad’s watch, you assume it was inherited. Before they tell you about it, you probably imagine how the scene played out: a father sitting his son down, passing down his treasured timepiece; maybe even the watch he received from… 1,200 more words

Chicago

The Mercury Seven

While looking through one of my Grandma’s Scrapbooks tonight I ran across an interesting page.

The page had a large picture from the announcement of the seven Mercury astronauts. 236 more words

Culture