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Posted 10/13/2014 09:17:09 EDT
Ada, Our Queen of Steampunk! May She always Reign!
Posted 09/02/2014 06:54:30 EDT
Nihilism should be re-branded as Realism or Nihilism-Realism.
Posted 07/21/2014 02:44:38 EDT
Thanks for following the MLL. But could't you done more on the Lacrosse World Championships.
Posted 07/16/2014 06:42:26 EDT
Niacin helps you if you have high Lipoprotein(a). Everyone needs to have the LP(a) checked. It is genetic and is a very sticky velcro-like cholesterol. But it is not in the normal lipid panel. You mus more »
Posted 07/09/2014 09:44:47 EDT
I am not a soccer fan but I watched many of the WC games. To me it is like watching the Olympics every 4 years. Come on Dan admit you watch figure skating during the Olympics! I do and then not again more »
Posted 07/08/2014 09:39:53 EDT
My son plays and loves it. He started a club team in college. One of the important points is the lack of hype about the sport. You could say that a founding ethos of the sport is to be anti-hype. It i more »
Posted 06/30/2014 05:22:33 EDT
Try $4.65/ gallon on Martha's Vineyard for a 3 mile boat ride. more »
Posted 06/27/2014 08:36:17 EDT
The Game of the Future for the past 40 years. more »
Posted 06/24/2014 03:13:23 EDT
4 reasons I find soccer painful to watch: 1)the drama queens, 2)1/3 of the passes are Hail Marys with no precision compared to lacrosse or rugby 3) the secret timing of the Ref "at his sole discretion more »
Posted 06/14/2014 08:50:52 EDT
That June I was driving on a Friday afternoon from Amherst MA to a wedding on Shelter Island, Long Island. I got to Bridgeport CT around 2pm and got off the highway to get gas. Every gas station was c more »
Posted 06/13/2014 12:37:15 EDT
" The Best Years of Our Lives" 1945 The issues returning Vets have in every war, be it 1945 or 2014. more »
Posted 05/10/2014 12:41:34 EDT
In the 70's the minimum wage was around $2.50, with inflation that would be the equivalent of $13.50 today.This shows how wages have been suppressed over 40 years. more »
Posted 03/24/2014 07:28:05 EDT
In the 1970's the minimum wage was $2.50; that is the equivalent of $13.50 today with inflation.
All wages have been suppressed while productivity has never been higher.
A correction is needed.
Posted 01/08/2014 02:03:53 EST
As a UMass Alum- Thank God, it's almost Lacrosse Season.
Posted 12/18/2013 01:58:40 EST
Why don't they do 636 $1 million winners?
Posted 12/13/2013 04:31:14 EST
Hey no-name; What are your "facts" ? Do you dispute that UMass and UConn were considered at an equal level as academic institutions 20 years ago? Do you dispute that UConn is now ranked higher after t more »
Posted 12/13/2013 08:34:48 EST
20 years ago UMass and UConn were considered equally ranked educational institutions. UConn did a major push in athletics and got more and better applicants and more donations and is now a higher ra more »
Posted 12/05/2013 08:26:40 EST
6000 out of 3-4 million?
Posted 12/03/2013 01:27:47 EST
Oh Please - Can 6000 US Students represent the entire US in ANY meaningful way? Same with TIMMS. Also I doubt Shanghai "randomly selected" their students. From the PISA website ; The students; more »
Posted 03/23/2013 03:10:10 EDT
Library Sinking? -- The rumor in the 70's was the architects forgot to take into consideration the weight of the books and that the Library was sinking.
Posted 02/17/2013 12:25:43 EST
If you grew up in the 70's, the song has great resonance.
And if you went to UMass even more. "Going to the university with the towers"
Yes, let's choose it.
Posted 01/04/2013 12:57:27 EST
The increase is only 4.6% and so a married couple making over $450,000 will pay only $4600 more per every $100,000 in income tax on what they earn over $450,000. If they make $1,450,000 they will pay more »
Posted 12/12/2012 08:00:55 EST
Which university is higher ranked by US News and World Report, UConn or Umass? When I graduated from UMass-Amherst in 1981, they were considered equals. In the Nineties, UConn made a big push for Big more »
Posted 12/11/2012 08:22:58 EST
In a country of over 300 million people, is testing 5000-10,000 students statistically significant? Or when in some countries they are told to do well for the honor of their nation, while studen more »
Posted 10/30/2012 11:25:50 EDT
Do they fly a chartered jet?
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