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7 Tiny Books That Packed a Big Punch

by Michael Ridgeway At 1,456 pages, War and Peace makes a big impression … and a great doorstop. But books don’t have to weigh a lot to be heavy hitters. Here are seven tiny tomes—all fewer than 100 pages—that sparked revolutions. 1. Common Sense by Thomas Paine (52 pages) In the 1770s, American colonists were riding the [...]

The Rubik’s Fix – Cubes, Spheres & More

“QUANTUM SHOT” #655Link – article by M. Christian and A. Abrams Rubik Cubed… Quintipled… Warped… Unless you were asleep during the 1980s you should immediately recognize this six-sided, six-colored puzzle. Created by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik in 1974, his cube soon spread across the globe: entertaining – but more than likely frustrating [...]