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Huge: Cook Political Reports shifts Frelinghuysen’s CD11 from ‘Lean Republican’ to ’Toss Up’

Everything’s clicking into place for the growing movement to replace Rodney Frelinghuysen, Republican House member for 22 years, and member of a dynastic political family stretching back to the American Revolution, whose mother is an heir to the Procter &...Read more

Baby steps: Researcher's new book examines role of infants in modernizing American society

The 20th century saw revolutions in scientific medicine, consumer culture, and social welfare, and in the understanding of human development and potential, explains Janet Golden.

Washington’s Tent: A Detective Story

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

How the Museum of the American Revolution found the only known depiction George Washington’s traveling headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

Dear millennials, communism isn’t cool

With this month marking the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation has released its second-annual survey of American attitudes toward socialism and communism. Considering that upward of 100 million people lost their lives under communist regimes in the 20th century, and many more were subjected to the […]

When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

With old maps in one hand and Google Maps in the other, the author Russell Shorto roams across the city’s five boroughs, searching for remnants of the American Revolution.

Trump Makes Us Question the Very Idea of Shared American Values

The U.S. has always been a work in progress, but since the Revolution, we have always believed in equality. Now Trump makes us doubt any notion of shared values.

Library examines the Russian Revolution in new commemorative display for 100th anniversary

last weekArts : Artdaily

The revolution that shaped the twentieth century is the subject of a new commemorative display titled The Russian Revolution: American Perspectives at The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Curated by Susan Smith-Peter,...Show More Summary

The Views From This D.C. Wedding Are Iconic

When I visited the Daughters of the American Revolution headquarters in D.C. for the first time, I was in awe by the grandeur of the architecture and the view of the Washington Monument, yet the space somehow still felt intimate. I couldn't stop imagining the beautiful weddings that I knew must take place beneath the […]

The Book Review Podcast: The American Revolution in Six Lives

Russell Shorto talks about “Revolution Song,” and Richard Aldous discusses his new biography of Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

The Mobile-Only Connection Impact

2 weeks agoInternet / SEO : SEO Scoop

The mobile revolution has led a growing number of Americans to abandon home broadband entirely. How should businesses react? Over the past decade, the internet has become steadily more pervasive, and according to the latest statistics, nine out of ten UK homes now have an internet connection. For most of us, that means a [...]Show More Summary

Smart Mobility

Smart technology has undergone something of a revolution in recent years. The internet-of-things changeover has already come to influence countless aspects of American life, affecting food consumption, health, travel and the workplace...Show More Summary

1784: Dirick Grout and Francis Coven, Boston burglars

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

On this date in 1784, American Revolutions veteran Dirick (sometimes Dirich or Derach) Grout and Francis Coven (or Coyen) were hanged in Boston for burglary. Coven was a Frenchman who had come to North America with the French expeditionary force deployed to support the colonial rebels; Grout was a New Yorker of Dutch extraction who […]

“Military Theaters” Symposium in Schenectady, 11 Nov.

The American Revolution Round Table of the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys is hosting a free symposium in Schenectady, New York, on Veteran’s Day, 11 November.The symposium is on the topic of “The Military Theaters of the American Revolution”...Show More Summary

San Francisco may finally get decent internet access, thanks to municipal fiber

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

American cities have some of the slowest, most expensive internet access in the world, and the biggest, wealthiest cities are some of the worst-provisioned, including San Francisco, ground zero for the tech revolution and home to a cable/telco duopoly whose underperforming infrastructure is especially galling for the city's techie residents. (more…)

Busting Electric Car Myths In Costa Rica & Globally (CleanTechnica Video)

In Amsterdam earlier this year for EVBox's first annual rEVolution conference, one of the presenters was TED Talker, Latin American EV super advocate, and CleanTechnica reader Monica Araya. She gave a wonderful presentation on breaking...Show More Summary

Curators Illuminate a Show on Black Radical Women Artists

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Opening this Wednesday at the California African American Museum, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 focuses on pioneering black female artists. The post Curators Illuminate a Show on Black Radical Women Artists appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Could Iran Sink a U.S. Aircraft Carrier?

The United States and Iran have been on bad terms—occasionally spilling into open hostility—since the Iranian Revolution of 1979. One instrument of American policy and prestige in the Middle East region are the aircraft carriers of the U.S. Show More Summary

Could Iran Sink a U.S. Aircraft Carrier?

Kyle Mizokami Security, Middle East Is this possible? The United States and Iran have been on bad terms—occasionally spilling into open hostility—since the Iranian Revolution of 1979. One instrument of American policy and prestige in the Middle East region are the aircraft carriers of the U.S. Show More Summary

50 years ago today: The musical "Hair" opens at the Public Theater in NYC.

The off-Broadway run began on October 17, 1967.Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a... product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of the late 1960s... The musical's profanity, its depiction of the use of illegal...Show More Summary

The Nixon Dinners That Taught Americans to Stop Worrying and Love Peking Duck

Nixon’s unprecedented presidential trip to China in 1972 steadied a rocky diplomatic relationship. In the two decades since China's Communist Revolution, the countries' Cold War relationship had ranged from muted hostility to narrowly avoiding war, and Nixon's trip was part of a carefully choreographed detente. Show More Summary

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