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April 8, 2011 My 6 year old from his bunk bed R: Dad do you remember before I was born? Me: Yes. R: Was everything the same? Me: You weren’t here, so it was different. We were lonely but we didn’t know it. R: Where was I? Me: You weren’t made yet. R: Sometimes I think I remember. Me: Before you were born? R: Yeah. It just was like space or something. Me: What did it...
There are no conservatives in the United States. The United States does not have...– Noam Chomsky on Newt Gingrich in 1996. (via thenoobyorker)
In 1830 a French tailor named Barthélemy Thimonnier, patented a sewing machine that sewed straight seams using chain stitch. By 1841, Thimonnier had a factory of 80 machines sewing uniforms for the French Army. The factory was destroyed by rioting French tailors afraid of losing their livelihood. Thimonnier had no further success with his machine.