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World's Fair Opens 50 Years Ago -- and I Get Fired for Story About It

Karl Grossman | Posted 06.22.2014 | New York
Karl Grossman

Fifty years ago this week, the New York World's Fair opened -- and by the end of the week, I was fired for writing about demonstrations on its opening day protesting racism.

PHOTOS: How Today's Innovations Were Predicted In 1964

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.21.2014 | Science

What scientific developments did Americans in 1964 think would be around today? These photos (seen below) from the 1964 World's Fair in New York City ...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs and Green Too: Can Transportation Drive the Future?

Michael Rose | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Rose

Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida, John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin all turned down available Federal funds. California's governor is happy to take the money to build a system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco but it's become tied up by routing and funding disputes.

New York Public Library Launches iPad App

nytimes.com | FELICIA LEE | Posted 07.17.2011 | Books

Here an app, there an app, everywhere an apt app. Now, the New York Public Library has created a new iPad app that bring the library’s research coll...