Daily Archives: 27 December 27, 2006

Restaurant lets you decide what you pay.

Deciding between the spicy peanut stew and the pesto chicken, or the squash soup and the avocado, chicken, lime soup, are not the only decisions tempting patrons at the One World Café in Salt Lake City and the SAME (So … Continue reading

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The Parade of Unfortunate Star Wars Costumes

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Insect Candy

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The Truth About Where Your Donated Clothes End Up

According to various estimates, here’s what happens to your clothing giveaways. In most cases, a small amount of the items, the best quality castoffs — less than 10 percent of donations — are kept by the charitable institutions and sold … Continue reading

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Inside the Situation Room

For more than four decades, the Situation Room at the White House has been the hub of presidential activity during historic moments, from the Cuban missile crisis to Hurricane Katrina. But for all of its importance, it had fallen way … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Dollars

World War II ushered in the printing of specialized military currency to provide economic stability for the U.S. dollar in occupied countries. In Hawaii, the Treasury Department replaced all U.S. currency with special issue notes as a precautionary measure in … Continue reading

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How Italians tell time

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That’s a lot of ribs

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