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Save Your Webpages for Posterity, Please: Internet Archive Wayback Machine
The Internet Archive serves as, among other things, a repository for webpages. Lawyers (especially), historians (always), librarians (of course), and everyone else can save their webpages to the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.
August 20, 2019

“Bridge City: When does local pride become exclusionary?” (Oregon Humanities)
Recommended reading – and discussing: with a book group, a salon, over coffee, over beer, and with Portland (Oregon) friends and neighbors: “Bridge City: When does local pride become exclusionary?” by Anna Vo, in Oregon Humanities, July 29, 2019.
August 14, 2019

Learning How to Lie: a Lesson Well Taught (Washington Post article)
“DNA Tests Show Southern Members of Congress and Constituents are 65% Mexican (and 20% French): Results Surpass Congressional Dining Hall Chef’s Prediction Based on the Popularity of “French Fries with Salsa” Side Dish” “Members of Congress Fail American History Test: Only 13% Earn a Barely Passing Grade (60% or better).”
August 8, 2019