Decline and fall.
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This Thanksgiving I have much to be thankful for, but what I am most thankful for is the development of modern civilization. In my area […]
Early on Easter morning, 1722, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen spied land in the distance and set his sails for the tiny island. His men grew […]
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A few stray facts wouldn’t do much harm.