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Nepal’s Youth Turn to Social Media in Constitution Campaign

In Nepal, thousands of young Nepalese have launched a campaign, using social networking sites, to pressure political parties to draw up a new constitution for the country. For four straight Saturdays, hundreds of young Nepalese men and women have demonstrated

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Jan 4, 1847: Colt Sells His First Revolvers to the U.S. Government

Samuel Colt rescues the future of his faltering gun company by winning a contract to provide the U.S. government with 1,000 of his .44 caliber revolvers. Before Colt began mass-producing his popular revolvers in 1847, handguns had not played a

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