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Mother Knows Best…

For the last 60 years or so, every generation of kids has heard its own version of “turn it off and go outside to play!”  Finally, an attractive compromise:  Backyard Adaptations of Video Game Classics

source: Kotaku.com

One can change one’s children’s attitudes to fresh air here!

As we finish sewing those nifty beanies, we might recall that it was on this date in 216 CE that Hannibal and the forces of Carthage defeated the Roman army at Cannae, in an epic battle in the Second Punic War in which over 50,000 Roman soldiers were killed.

Bust (reputedly) of Hannibal

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August 3, 2009 at 12:01 am

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