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The Anonymous Letter of Thomas Paine: On March 8th of 1775, Thomas Paine anonymously publishes an article entitled "African Slavery in America". It is the first written work in the American colonies to call for an end to the evil practice of slavery, and freedom for African people who had been imported as property. It causes a firestorm and begins the slow moving march toward the eventual abolition of slavery. #babettebombshell #hauntedhotel #forgottenhistory #blackhistory #americanpolitics…

Sandwich bag art. Since May 2008, graphic designer, illustrator, and Dad extraordinaire, David Laferriere, has been drawing on his kids’ sandwich bags with a Sharpie marker. Each drawing is done just after he makes the sandwich. He then takes a picture and posts it to Flickr where there are over 1,100 pictures and counting!

Artificial Life: On March 29th of 2014, researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute announced a biological first... they had made self-replicating man-made chromosomes, which were completely synthesized in a lab. This breakthrough began the march towards designer lifeforms that are engineered from the ground up as living artificial beings with the ability to reproduce on their own once created. The first proposed applications are environmental probiotic bacteria which will eat pollution…