Carolann S. St. John-Shepard

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Pirates Are to Blame For Why The US Doesn't Use The Metric System

Wait, WHAT?<p>The proposal, conceived by a bunch of pointy-headed Parisian philosophers, sounded brilliant: A universal system of measurement, derived …

American Revolution

Yotam Ottolenghi’s rhubarb recipes

Rhubarb is either forced or field-grown. The forced kind is the one everyone celebrates at the start of the year, when those slender, hot-pink stalks provide a welcome contrast to the greys of winter. It hands over the baton to field-grown rhubarb at the end of March/beginning of April, which is …