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Daily Archives: January 27, 2012

Jefferson Davis and Somali Pirates

What do the Confederates States and Somalia have in common? Lawlessness? No. Low literacy rates? Nope, well maybe but that’s a different story. Arrrg, put your  eye patches thinking caps on. It’s PIRATES, matey!   While reading through some old issues, 150 years old to be exact, of Scientific American (because that’s what history buffs […]