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Vince Carducci - Dazed & Confused: The 1970s and the Postmodern Turn ike the loop of Brady Bunch episodes ubiquitously playing across the 500-channel wasteland of cable TV, the decade of the 1970s is a specter haunting the American popular imagination. It is the specter of cheese culture, the jelly-headed amiability of smiley faces, white polyester three-piece suits, and the most recent return of the repressed, Starsky & Hutch, set to a mind-numbing soundtrack of Barry White, Kiss, and “Stairway to Heaven.” Yet the arguably tackiest American decade is also when much of what is termed the postmodern condition began to emerge. The 1970s have been studied from a range of perspectives. Liberals like Boston University historian Bruce J. Gamestorming Think back to the last time you played a game. What was the game? Why did you choose to play? Was it a simple game like tic-tac-toe, or something more complex, like Monopoly, Scrabble or Chess?

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A Moment for the Selk'nam A Moment for the Selk'nam by Chris Nelson The Selk'nam lived in the remote southernmost tip of South America among the islands now known as Tierra del Fuego, the continent's last tribe to be encountered by European explorers.

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Ten BIG Business Ideas As I sit here in the lobby of the Marriott in downtown Toronto, I am reflecting on some of the highlights of the past few weeks which have taken me to assignments in Charlotte, Baltimore, Vegas, Toronto, Barbados and now back to Toronto. The clients have ranged from Bank of America to small business owners, to a workshop for 1,000+ CPAs and a speech to 8,000+ of the top financial planners in the world. Also, with so much time on planes I have read 20+ books on various business topics. Here are some big business success ideas I have picked up (or re-confirmed) along the way… 1.

Labels This Blog Linked From Here The Web 18 Jan 2016 Contemporary art museums: Home of the brave THE view north from the top of Tate Modern’s new twisted ten-storey extension (pictured), which opens on June 17th, is among the finest in London: a perfectly aligned panorama of St Paul’s Cathedral in all its Baroque beauty. And such is the democracy of the museum that the public will get to enjoy it too, from a generous balcony that wraps right around the building. They won’t have to pay. They won’t even have to look at any art on the way up. Good Questions to Ask Your Girlfriend Good Questions to Ask Your GirlfriendWelcome to Good Questions to Ask Your Girlfriend Asking great questions always opens up interesting conversation. If you can get them telling stories that relate back to the answers you will have endless good times. So enjoy yourself and ask away. Here are the categories.

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