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Abe’s hosting of Trump was a masterclass in “golf diplomacy”

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When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe shook hands with brand-new US president Donald Trump in February, Abe’s frustration was palpable. After Trump released Abe from an uncomfortably long, awkward grasp, Abe even inadvertently rolled his eyes. His dealings with Trump over the past two days in Japan, though, were a masterclass in gracious hosting. “We Read More

Daylight Saving Time as Americans know it was instituted by corporate lobbies, not farmers

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At some point in elementary school, many American children learn that Daylight Saving Time was originally intended to give farmers an extra hour of light to work the fields. That is, in fact, a lie. Farmers actually hated the practice, because it cut an hour of daylight in the morning, leaving them with an hour Read More