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15 Years Since the 2003 Northeast Blackout

On August 14, 2003, a series of faults caused by tree branches touching power lines in Ohio, which were then complicated by human error, software issues, and equipment failures, led to the most widespread blackout in North American history.…

New York City In The Early 1960s

The early 1960s: This is when we got the Mets (following departure of the Dodgers and the Giants to California in the late 1950s), when Robert Moses's reputation was fading as the public debate over urban planning was growing, when Robert…