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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

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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

Leather-Bound Books

The Best Leather-Bound Books to Buy

Notwithstanding the popularity of e-books and recorded books, the death of paperback and hardcover books has been greatly exaggerated. Many people prefer books for Kindle and iPad.  Why not?  You can carry your entire library with you and electronic books take no space in your

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How the World Changed in 1177BC

1177 BC:  The Year Civilization Collapsed, by Eric Cline, Princeton University Press 2014 What is the most important date in history?  Eric Cline selects the date, 1177 B.C. and shows how civilization collapsed.  He offers an intriguing look how the advances of civilization up to

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Alexander Hamilton Finally Gets a Law Degree

While many of the country’s founding fathers practiced law, until the 20th Century, a law degree was not required to do so.  Neither Alexander Hamilton or Franklin Delano Roosevelt had university law degree.  Alexander Hamilton will finally get one — Albany Law School plans to

Audiophiles Flock to Expanded AXPONA Show

Audiophiles Flock to Expanded AXPONA Show

AXPONA continues to be the “go to” event for audiophiles. The largest high-end audio show in North America, was held April 13-15, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. Every year, the show has expanded due to demand, and 2018 was the largest AXPONA