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snowfall

snowfall - Ranking of biggest cities by their record snowfalls.  Philadelphia ranks first with 30.7 inches in1996.   See graphic at: NYT 06Feb11 - Biggest Cities' Snowfall Records  

Indie Rock/ Mali

Everywhere you turn these days, it seems that the indie rock world is exploring African sounds. Labels like Dead Oceans, Secretly Canadian and True Panther have also begun releasing new recordings by African musicians, those [...]

February 1st, 2011|Categories: Africa, Entertainment, Ethnicity, FACTS, Intellectual Property, Mali, Music|0 Comments

union workers

            11.9: The percentage of American workers in unions last year, the lowest proportion in more than 70 years, according to the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of workers in unions fell [...]

Apple/ cash

       [Some Apple investors have] deep frustrations over Apple's cash pile, a $50 billion lode that is expected to swell to $70 billion by year-end. The vast sum exceeds the gross domestic product of [...]

Southern Sudan

January 12th, 2011|Categories: FACTS|0 Comments