I’m reblogging this for Molly. Monopoly has been played a lot in my house and we even had a Monopoly-themed birthday party for Molly all those years ago… Because of that birthday party I know a lot of Monopoly trivia, but somehow I did not know the game’s birthday was so close to Molly’s.
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- Brush with Catastrophe: The Day the U.S. Almost Nuked ItselfToday’s post comes from Michael J. Hancock, an archives technician at the National Archives at College Park, MD. There was a time when the greatest threat during the Cold War was a nuclear strike by the Soviet Union. But for a moment during those tension-filled years, the United States almost nuked itself. The U.S. narrowly … Continue reading Brush with Cat […]