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There are positives arising from the new tax law. There is a significant impact on corporate finances, causing some corporations to reinvest domestically indicating growth.
Nearly half of Americans don’t know that Puerto Ricans are US citizens. But they are, and have been since 1917.
(National Geographic) Making road maps might seem like a mundane or even obsolete task today, but this 1940 video portrays it as a heroic endeavor. The gung-ho narrator describes how draftsmen continuously updated maps based on reports from “road scouts” who drove the country’s fast-expanding road network and sent back details on route changes: “It’s swell teamwork on the part of everyone that gets speedy, accurate information on modern road maps!”
The video, from the Prelinger Archive, was made by the Detroit-based Jam Handy Organization, which produced educational and promotional videos for the American automobile industry from the 1930s through the 60s.
David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, allegedly forced their children to shower only once a year, never took them to a dentist, and strangled and beat them routinely, prosecutors said.
In the 1990s deadly terrorist bombings prompted British officials to adopt the widespread use of closed-circuit television cameras throughout London and beyond. This extensive surveillance system helped solve the deadly bombings of 2005 but has also led to questions about whether these practices constitute a violation of personal privacy.
(Great Big Story) Joshua Marin is a third-generation cobbler, born and raised in Chicago’s North Side. While he inherited the old-school trade from his father and grandfather, the 20-year-old is putting his own fresh spin on shoe repair. At his Fix Your Kicks stores, Marin lovingly restores sneakers—primarily Air Jordans—to their former glory. Today, he’s a respected business owner, embraced by the community for his high-quality work.