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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

  • Come November, we get to choose the next president of the United States. President Obama might get a second term, or Mitt Romney might get his first.

  • Did an illiterate Irish-American rifleman fire the shot that may have turned the tide of Battle of Saratoga, the key campaign of the American Revolution and thus change world history?

    YES!

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

  • For most of us, capturing great pictures during our national park visits is difficult at best.

  • This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Homested Act of 1862 that resulted in 1.6 million people claiming 260 million acres of land.

    Beatrice, Nebraska, home of Homestead National Monument of America, decided to celebrate with its own offer of free land to settlers.

  • After considerable production delays, Therm-a-Rest is poised to bring its NeoAir XTherm to market on July 1, according to the company's public relations folks.

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