Peter Tosh performs at the University of Miami in 1976.
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The guerrilla-aping cover of Tosh's 1977 album, <em>Equal Rights</em>.
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Bob Marley and the Wailers: The two names are practically inseparable. But in the years since they became the most prominent reggae band of all time, another name has diminished in history: Peter Tosh.
It turns out that was no bump in the road the economy hit this spring. It was more like a concrete jersey barrier.
Hiring came to a near standstill last month, with paltry gains in the private sector almost completely offset by layoffs in the government. A report from the Labor Department shows employers added just 18,000 jobs in June. That's even worse than the dismal numbers from the month before. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate ratcheted up to 9.2 percent.
There wasn't a scrap of good news in the Labor Department's report for President Obama to seize on.
The shuttle, as seen in this mid-1970s illustration, was envisioned as a low-cost, quick-turnaround truck to space.
Astronaut Edwin (Buzz) E. Aldrin Jr., pilot of the Apollo 11 mission, poses beside a flag on the surface of the moon. One space policy analyst says the space shuttle program was the natural successor to the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs and evolved humans' ability to live and work in space.
Abdou Ouologuem, Dima Bawab, Thomas Doliz and William Nadylam in a scene from director Peter Brook's <em>A Magic Flute</em>.
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Legendary British stage director Peter Brook has made a career of deconstructing and reinvestigating the classics. He rearranged the soliloquies in Shakespeare's Hamlet, and cut the chorus from Bizet's Carmen and set it in a bullring. Now, at 86, Brook is taking on one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's best-loved works, The Magic Flute.
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If only all the speed and strength of youth could be channeled into power. Turns out, it can. Some colleges and universities have started converting energy from exercise equipment into electricity.
One of those schools is Drexel University in Philadelphia, where student power runs straight into their buildings' power grids. Dan Simmons, director of recreation at Drexel, says a typical 30-minute workout on a treadmill can generate enough energy to hold a light bulb for 2.5 hours.