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Experience Mighty Mississippi at the Missouri History Museum

Experience Mighty Mississippi at the Missouri History Museum

Now open at the Missouri History Museum, “Mighty Mississippi.” Reconnect with the most important river in North America, one that has made—and remade—our region. From large American Indian centers, to the European fur trade, to the steamboats and factories of the Industrial Age. Featuring the largest display of Mississippian period artifacts shown at the Missouri …

Why is cotton in everything? – Michael R. Stiff

Why is cotton in everything? – Michael R. Stiff

Centuries ago, the Inca developed ingenuous suits of armor that could flex with the blows of sharp spears and maces, protecting warriors from even the fiercest physical attacks. These hardy structures were made not from iron or steel, but rather something unexpectedly soft: cotton. These thickly woven, layered quilts of cotton could distribute the energy …

Trump signs USMCA, calls it “most significant, balanced trade agreement in history”

Trump signs USMCA, calls it “most significant, balanced trade agreement in history”

US President Donald Trump has signed into law a new North American trade agreement touting he’s accomplished accomplishments for the American agriculture industry at a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday President Trump said they are finally ending the quote NAFTA nightmare and called the u.s. MCA the most significant and balanced trade agreement …

The Fog That Killed 12,000 People

The Fog That Killed 12,000 People

[♪ INTRO] London is famously foggy. Sometimes that can mean a wistful stroll or another excuse for a cuppa tea, but when fog mixes with the smoke and chemicals produced by industry, it becomes something new: smog. And for a couple of centuries, London’s smog could kill. Really bad smogs could kill a thousand people …