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Today In Grateful Dead History: October 6, 1981 - Rainbow Theater, London, England

Back in the good old days of the early 2000’s, before this “focus” on the music of the Grateful Dead had fully taken hold, I used to work with a guy named Larry who was a pretty big Deadhead.  860 more words

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The Wheel As Invented by My Ancestors

Not many people know the real story but
the wheel was invented by my ancestors
back on the islands so you could sit
at one spot during a feast, and have a go… 297 more words

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Today In Grateful Dead History: August 21, 1980 - Uptown Theater, Chicago, IL

I know that there are two epic shows on this date in history (Berkeley Community Theater ’72 & Fillmore West ’68) but I wanted to finish up this three day run of Chicago shows from 1980, so those other dates will have to wait for next year and the year after that. 282 more words

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Horse-drawn wagons 5000 years ago, beneath a huge dramatic sky

… it is now possible to solve the central puzzle surrounding (the language) Proto-Indo-European, namely, who spoke it, where it was spoken, and when…

I believe with many others that the Proto-Indo-European homeland was located in the steppes north of the Black and Caspian Seas in what is today southern Ukraine and Russia… The steppes resembled the prairies of North America – a monotonous sea of grass framed under a huge, dramatic sky.

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Would you rather? #1: The Wheel or the Internet

I’m sure most of you reading this is familiar with the game of “would you rather” in which you are given two choices and must make a decision as to which one you would rather pick. 621 more words


Things That Took Too Long To Invent

Things That Took Way Too Long To Be Invented

I am fascinated with the famous statement “necessity is the mother of invention.” Basically it means that a need will create a solution. 1,672 more words

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