Thursday, December 12 Tandy and Coleco both became electronics companies and, by coincidence, both started out in the leather business. Coleco was the Connecticut Leather Company, specializing in shoes. By the 1980s, it was deep into the videogame business. Too deep. …Read more. Wednesday, December 11 There are three British writers I always get mixed up. Maybe this will help sort them out. First, we have C.S. Lewis and C.S. Forester. Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Narnia books, and Cecil Scott Forester wrote the Horatio Hornblower books. But …Read more. Tuesday, December 10 In 1956, Chicago's fire academy was built, rather aptly, on the site of Mrs. O'Leary's barn, at 558 W DeKoven Street, which was numbered 137 at the time of the fire. The barn, or more precisely, a cow inside of it, was once blamed for burning the …Read more. Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more.more articles
Saturday, May 19
A sedative called thalidomide was supposed to help expecting mothers with their morning sickness. Instead, it produced birth defects called phocomelia, in which your limbs look like seal flippers. But not in the U.S. Despite enormous pressure from the pharmaceutical industry, an FDA official named Frances Kelsey refused to approve the drug. Only 17 babies were born with the thalidomide-related birth defects in the U.S. Today, the drug is used to treat leprosy.
What band's song "Paint It Black" came to be associated with the Vietnam War after it was used in the movie "Full Metal Jacket" and in the TV series "Tour of Duty?"
B) Jefferson Airplane
C) Led Zeppelin
D) Rolling Stones
Previous answer: Trace Cyrus, brother of Miley, was the lead singer of Metro Station.
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