Feb 212013
 

Nina Simone (born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in North Carolina in 1933) was a creative rebel, uncompromising in her craft and utterly uninterested in appeasing her audience. Her songs, and especially Nina Simone her singular, throaty vocals — which borrowed from gospel, jazz, blues and classical music — were challenging, even confrontational…time.com

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Nov 272011
 

Long before Cain was running for president and getting attention for his 999 plan, the residents of SimCity 4 — which was released in 2003 — were living under a system where the default tax rate was 9 percent for commercial taxes, 9 percent for industrial taxes and 9 percent for residential taxes… huffingtonpost.com

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