Monthly Archives: June 2017

California Town Elects Dog as Mayor

Sunol, CA is a sleepy little town of around 1000 residents about 25 miles due north of San Jose. It boasts fine weather, steam train rides, and bed races, but its main claim to fame is that it once had … Continue reading

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Nylon Stockings Introduced; Women Everywhere Rejoice

In the mid 1930s, DuPont chemists were studying chains of molecules called polymers, large “building block” molecules that are now used in everything from modern plastics to tennis shoes to DVDs. They were looking for a cheap substitute for silk, … Continue reading

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