Daily Archives: February 13, 2012

The Trouble With Brackets

The biggest problems with brackets is that they have to be filled. Once you decide on a set number of people or groups or teams that are going to enter into a particular tournament, one has the task of filling … Continue reading

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Today In History, On February 12, 1947, The Burmese Made A False Peace

On February 12, 1947, before Burma won its independence, General Aung San of Burma [1] made an agreement with the Kachin, Chin, and Shan minorities that promised them a plebiscite to determine if they wanted to remain part of Burma, … Continue reading

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