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Dyson Just Crowned This Smart Cart as the Year's Best American Invention

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Dyson is renowned as much for its inventions as the way it makes them—a process The New Yorker once described as "a second industrial revolution." That's why the James Dyson Foundation was created: To foster and promote young inventors. Show More Summary

You’ll Get to Try Revolution Brewing at GABF 2014!

Revolution Brewing of Chicago has just dropped the 411 on what they will be sending to Denver for the Great American Beer Festival in …

It’ll Take a Social Revolution for Americans to Embrace the Apple Watch

The first wristwatches were a flop. Called bracelet watches, they were seen as a rather unseemly replacement for the pocketwatch, a more discreet means of keeping track of the time. Though mass-produced versions first emerged in the 1880s, it wasn’t until 1927 that U.S.-made wristwatches finally outstripped sales of their entrenched competitor. Show More Summary

Odious Little Man

According to The Independent, French comedian Dieudonné has drawn a comparison between the murders of American and UK citizens at the hands of the un-Islamic State - and the executions that took place during the French Revolution. Which...Show More Summary

Reynolds American: Adapting To The Switch Towards A Healthy Lifestyle

By Balanced Investing: The cigarette industry has been undergoing a revolution following the advent of e-cigarettes on the back of rising health concerns. With various regulation issues still waiting to be settled, the acceptance ofShow More Summary

Post-9/11 check-up: "How well-informed is our society to defend America (and freedom) against Islamist revolution?

A DemoCast original production. America's 13-year check-up. Taking stock of Americans' understanding of the jihadist attacks of September 11, 2001 and their relevance in understanding the goals of Islamism and how to defend freedom against Islamism's global revolution. Show More Summary

It’s About Time We Had Another American Revolution

last weekOdd : Thought Catalog

If a revolution is to take place, Americans — especially young Americans— need to know the facts, and they need to know how they're getting cheated, and they need to get angry.

U.S. and Iran Engage in Volleyball Diplomacy

Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the Iranian and American people have been isolated from one another due to long-standing disputes between their governments. Routine interactions, like sporting events between national clubs, and other cultural exchanges have been few and far between. Show More Summary

Controversial comedian compares James Foley’s beheading to those of the French Revolution

last weekNews : BlogPost

The controversial, polarizing French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala is being investigated by French authorities after a new video of him emerged where he allegedly mocks the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State jihadists. Read full article >>

Say Cheese—China’s New Obsession

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

With virtually no dairy industry of their own making it, the Chinese have suddenly discovered the deliciousness of American cheese. The cheddar-y revolution has only just begun.

RNC Official Claims Child Migrants Are Trained ‘Warriors’ And Will ‘Rise Up Against’ Americans

"But we know back in our revolution, we had 12-year olds fighting in our revolution," Tamara Scott said. The post RNC Official Claims Child Migrants Are Trained ‘Warriors’ And Will ‘Rise Up Against’ Americans appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Former U.S. youth international Tony Taylor is heading to the Revolution

4 weeks agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Former U.S. youth international Tony Taylor is heading to the Revolution - originally posted on 25-year-old American forward is heading to Major League Soccer side, the New England Revolution. The Revolution announcedShow More Summary

The Founding Fathers Fought the Revolutionary War to Stop the Type of Militarized Police We Now Have In the U.S.

Former Congressman – and Cleveland mayor – Dennis Kucinich wrote a must-read post yesterday: The Boston Massacre of March 5, 1770, was a catalyst toward the American Revolution. Five civilians were killed by the British soldiers. The...Show More Summary

The Incredible Story Of Eliza Jumel: Once America's Richest Woman, Now A Ghost In Washington Heights

In 1921, the Daughters of the American Revolution held an auction to rid the oldest house in Manhattan of any trace of its former inhabitant, Eliza Bowen Jumel, once the richest woman in America. [ more › ]

Experts Predict Technology Will Change the Way We Work

Technology has proven to be the great disruptor when it comes to work. The industrial revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries shifted workers from farms to factories, and facilitated the rise of the American middle class. Now we’re...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 13, 1776: George Washington's Outgoing Correspondence

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A Civil Political Debate

What do the American Civil War, the Russian Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Spanish Civil War all have in common? Hundreds of thousands of people died in pursuit of their political freedom. Unfortunately, even today, thisShow More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 6, 1776: John Adams to Abigail Adams

Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 August 1776 >Yours of 29 July came by this days Post, and made me very happy. Nabby, Charles, and Tommy, will have the smallpox, well, I don't doubt. Tell John he is a very lucky young Gentleman, to have it so much better, than his Mamma, his sister, and Brothers. Show More Summary

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