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This Day In History

February 20, 1985: Ireland allows sale of contraceptives In a highly controversial vote on February 20, 1985, the Irish government defies the …

This Day In History

February 19, 1847: Donner Party rescued On this day in 1847, the first rescuers reach surviving members of the Donner Party, a …

This Day In History

February 18, 1885: Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn On this day in 1885, Mark Twain publishes his famous–and famously controversial–novel …

Wonder Toddler Wednesday–Prom Queen

Wonder Toddler Powers, activate! Form of…Pretty in Pink. She dressed herself up in jewels and fuzzy shoes and descended the stairs, and the scene from Father of the Bride (the one with Steve Martin) was playing in my head — you know, the one where the daughter is saying "I’ve met a man and we’re getting married" and the dad is picturing her as a little girl. One day, Eme is going to descend

Econ: Chp 3 Essay

What kinds of intervention or protection have U.S. residents come to expect from the government that a totally free market would not …

ECON: How to Respond?

From the Freakonomics blog at NYT. Worth a quick read, and a chuckle! How to Respond? –