Headphones: They have Come a Long Way, Baby!

While reading this on a computer, there is an excellent chance that you are wearing, or have within reach, a pair of headphones or earbuds.  In the US and some other western cultures, there seems to be a movement to have and use some kind of “ear wear”.  Probably not the ear trumpet from the 1950s…

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You Can’t Lick a Team That Won’t Be Licked

Remember the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire, the story of the 1924 Olympic track team? While Mike Murphy wasn’t a member or a coach of the famous 1924 team that won 32 medals in the Summer Olympics in Paris, the team owes its legacy to him. Murphy (1860-1913) was a sprinter, one of the first football…

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