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History of Burton.

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Burton Snowboards is a manufacturer of snowboards.[2][3] Founded by Jake Burton Carpenter in 1977, the company specializes in a product line aimed at snowboarders: snowboards, bindings, boots, outerwear, and accessories. The company’s flagship storeis in Burlington, Vermont.[4] Company overview Burton built the world’s first snowboard factory. It is the largest snowboard brand in the world.[5] Burton products are marketed worldwide in over 4,348 stores; 1,536 […]

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The Moon is Earth’s only natural satellite…

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The Moon is Earth’s only natural satellite and is the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System …        The Moon is the largest natural satellite in the Solar System relative to the size of its planet, a quarter the diameter of Earth and 1/81 its mass, and is the second densest satellite […]

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The Homestead Act Turns 151.

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THE HAPPY HOMESTEADER Self-reliance and sustainability in the 21st century. The Homestead Act of 1862, considered to be one of the 100 most important documents in the National Archives, dramatically shaped the United States’ history. An estimated 92 million of today’s U.S. citizens (nearly one-third of the population) are descendants of homesteaders, and we modern […]

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