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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life by Robert Dallek opens a window into the President’s mind and psychological profile of this ambitious man who used his family name and privilege to its best advantage. There are many good biographies of FDR, but none portray him as much

How Hemp Became Criminal in the United States

How Hemp Became Criminal in the United States

As New Jersey begins to talk about marijuana legalization, the value of hemp should not be overlooked. Hemp and marijuana are both from the species cannabis. However, because hemp contains nearly no delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it can’t be used as a psychoactive drug. Rather, it has

What Is a Firmware Update?

What Is a Firmware Update?

If you own a smartphone, digital camera, tablet or similar device, you’ve probably been asked to conduct a firmware update. You’ve likely also wondered what is it and why is it necessary? In basic terms, firmware is software that is embedded in a piece of hardware,

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Is Apple iOS 12 Really Groundbreaking?

Apple recently unveiled iOS 12 at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018. Now, the question is whether the new software version is truly revolutionary or whether Apple is becoming too complicated? Apple continues to unveil new versions of its iPad and iPhone software. While each

1912 Bronze Galvano, Edward Warren Sawyer

Rare Galvanos by Edward Warren Sawyer Sold at Auction

A collection of 18 Native American portrait galvanos sold for a total of $64,560 at Heritage Auction’s recent Long Beach Expo. The works are widely regarded as Edward Warren Sawyer’s most significant contributions to medallic art. Sawyer trained with Hermon Atkins MacNeil, who designed the Standing

Appointing the Next U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Appointing the Next U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Last November, during the Presidential election, was the time to express concern for the ideological makeup of the United States Supreme Court for this generation   Not now.  It is too late. When America voted for Donald Trump as President, they may or may not have

Can Equal Rights Amendment Rise From the Ashes?

Can the Equal Rights Amendment Rise from the Ashes?

Illinois is the latest state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. While this is certainly notable progress, it may not help the amendment become part of the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Rights Amendment, which was first presented to the states for ratification in 1972, contained