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Mark Kurlansky

Baby Boomer Time Capsule: October 29 - 31

Jane Minogue | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Jane Minogue

On October 29, 1956, The Huntley-Brinkley Report began on NBC and revolutionized television news.

Happy Anniversary

Mark Kurlansky | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Mark Kurlansky

I was reminded of BP as I watched the Tokyo Electric Power Company catastrophe. Both disasters are gifts from an energy industry that reassures us their operations are safe while investing little in making sure of it.

The End Of Wild Oysters? Understanding The Oysterpocalypse

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

You know that list of vanishing species you keep hearing about? The one full of species that have been on the earth for millions of years, but that ha...

Rap, Eloise, Seabiscuit And Doughnuts

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Autobiography of Mark Twain" by Mark Twain The American-Statesman Twain was insistent never to write a coherent, chronological account of his life. A...