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Distracted Driving Reveals the Growing Rift Between Tech and Policy

It’s rare that a new technology threatens to fundamentally change an entire facet of American life, but we may be on the verge of just such a revolution. Make that two revolutions, actually: the world’s tech companies are in the process of pioneering wearable technology, and all the while Google has been toiling away on [...]Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: January 28, 1945: John Burgoyne

Wikipedia: [John Burgoyne](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Burgoyne#Early_American_War_of_Independence): >On the outbreak of the American war, he was appointed to a command, and arrived in Boston in May 1775.... In 1776, he was atShow More Summary

'Sons of Liberty's' Ben Barnes is the bad boy of the American Revolution

The History Channel's six-hour mini-series take on the founding fathers' lead up to the American Revolution continues on Monday night (Jan. 26) with part two of "Sons of Liberty." In part one, audiences saw Sam Adams (Ben Barnes) and his fellow Bostonians increase their rebellion as the British increased taxation and supervision. Show More Summary

Restaurant Revolution: The Cecil's Afro-Asian Menu

Harlem's The Cecil "draws on American History to change American Cuisine"; The Cecil, which specializes on Afro-Asian Fusion, was named best new restaurant by Esquire Magazine.

‘Sons Of Liberty’ Review: Dominic Patten On Action-Packed Revolutionary Series

Debuting Jan. 25, History's latest scripted miniseries, Sons Of Liberty, is, as I say in my video review above, a down-and-dirty, action-packed look at the American Revolution. But just know that this three-night event is definitely no tea party of a historical romp – though a certain get-together in Boston Harbor is indeed featured. Show More Summary

Christian Ministers Leading the Fight on Biblical Values, In and Out of the Pulpit

Ministers have always been at the forefront of leading America, calling upon God for mercy, guidance, wisdom, and revival. Historically, they led both in and out of the pulpit—spawning the American Revolution, opposing slavery and organizing...Show More Summary

Top Honors from the Journal of the American Revolution

The Journal of the American Revolution just announced its 2014 Book of the Year Award. The winning title is Dangerous Guests: Enemy Captives and Revolutionary Communities During the War for Independence, by Ken Miller. The Continental...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: January 20, 1777: Battle of Millstone

Wikipedia: [Battle of Millstone](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Millstone#Battle): >A British foraging party of 500 men, led by Lieutenant Colonel Robert Abercromby of the 37th Foot, left New Brunswick on January 20, and headed west toward the Millstone River. Show More Summary

The Second American Revolution?

Allen Guelzo walks us through the various ways the Civil War has been thought of as marking a break from the past, from military affairs to law and politics, before asserting that “certainly we should say that the Civil War was revolutionary in one overwhelming respect, and that was the emancipation of 3.9 million black […]

The New England International Auto Show

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

No, not Detroit – Boston, home of baked beans, the Red Sox, Cheers, and the American Revolution. The big news from NEIAS is – well, nothing really. All the good stuff is in Detroit right now. But unlike Detroit, Boston is close to me, so my girlfriend and I decided to go check it out anyway. Here are my random thoughts and ramblings from around the show. Read more...

A Look Back – Martin Puryear at Matthew Marks Gallery

American artist Martin Puryear cites unusual inspiration for this recent show at Matthew Marks Gallery in New York; the Phrygian cap, worn in the French revolution, a sign of resistance which took on symbolic significance during the… The post A Look Back – Martin Puryear at Matthew Marks Gallery appeared first on Selectism.

Liveblogging the American Revolution: January 13, 1777: The American Crisis

Tom Paine: [The American Crisis](http://www.ushistory.org/PAINE/crisis/c-02.htm): >TO LORD HOWE. >'What's in the name of lord, that I should fear To bring my grievance to the public ear? UNIVERSAL empire is the prerogative of a writer. Show More Summary

But a First Rate Temperament

Vegas cop gets to keep job after posting photos of shooting Obama and demanding a final race war. “Let’s just get this over! Race war, Civil, Revolution? Bring it! I’m about as fed up as a man (American, Christian, White, Heterosexual) can get!”

Obliviousness Will Be Our Doom

Earlier today I read a comment saying that Islamic extremism started with the Iranian Revolution of 1979. And of course that’s nonsense. The Iranian Revolution simply marked the point at which Americans noticed Islamic extremism. I was as oblivious as anybody then. I finished my bachelor’s degree in 1973 and worked for the university for […]

Seymour on the Woolwich Weapons Tests in D.C., 16 Jan.

On Friday, 16 January, Anderson House, the Society of the Cincinnati’s museum and library in Washington, D.C., will host a program of its American Revolution Institute on the Woolwich ballistic test charts.The Royal Arsenal at Woolwich was the British military’s artillery training ground and laboratory east of London. Show More Summary

‘Sons Of Liberty’ To Emphasize Wild Side Of American Revolution

Sons of Liberty is an upcoming History Channel miniseries about the American Revolution, and according to the makers of the multi-part production it will differ from other depictions of the Founding Fathers by emphasizing the wild side of the early years of the fight for independence. Show More Summary

Levin Consoles Boehner's Failed Opponents With Comparisons To American Revolution Patriots

From the January 6 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Mark Levin Show: Previously: Right-Wing Media Rush To Endorse Republican Challenges To Speaker Boehner How Right-Wing Media Helped Set Up The Challenge To Boehner

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