2020: Prohibition’s Centennial

January 17, 1920, saw a massive sea change in American law as the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. Prohibition became the law of the land, and a once vibrant consumer alcohol industry and way of life in the United States was abruptly replaced with a top-down directive that imposed unprecedented federal…
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Dinosaurs, Dragons, and Monsters: The Legends of Ray Harryhausen

In the age before computer-generated images, special effects in film were rarer and involved a great deal of compromise. Dinosaurs and alien monsters in particular suffered, often being portrayed by humans in rubbery suits or unfortunate lizards with fins glued on their backs. Use of stop-motion animation - the technique of animating models by shooting…
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Buying a Used Car: Tips and Tricks

Many people find used cars an attractive, affordable alternative to a new car purchase. The popularity of used cars has also increased because cars over the last 15 years have become more durable and reliable, ensuring a great supply of long-lasting, drivable used cars. There are many makes and models of used cars available, and…
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