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- How did people keep cool before air-conditioning was invented?
In the 1890s, they used the River!
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February 3, 2009 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson, Richie Valens, and their pilot, Roger Peterson in Clear Lake, Iowa. Holly, Richardson, and Valens were part of the 1959 Winter … Continue reading