Gender Issues: Home Work

A few thoughts about the washing machine… To do a wash, the typical late 19th century woman had to boil the water, use her scrub board, wring out the water, hang up the clothes, and carry out th…

Cheesecake Medicine?

Could Cheesecake Factory help us fix our healthcare system? Touring the kitchen of a Cheesecake Factory restaurant, you would see arrival, refrigeration and storage areas, and cutting, mixing, choppin…

Temperature Matters

Shot on July 2, 1881, President Garfield lay dying in a room with the first air conditioner.  Naval engineers, whose primary expertise was ventilating mining shafts, had been called in to help the ail…

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