search close
Sun, November 27, 2022 | 05:22
MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022
On this day...1794-Honolulu Harbor discovered1818-Russia's Czar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine1871-Moses Gale patents a cigar lighter1877-Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention1925-Red Grange plays final Univ of Illinois game, signs with Chicago Bears1933-First U.S. ambassador to USSR, W.C. Bullitt, begins service1935-First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)1946-Harry Truman becomes 1st US President to travel in a submerged sub1964-World's longest suspension bridge "Verrazano Narrows" opens (NYC)1980-Fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las...
FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2022
On this day...1811-Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain1868-First American amateur track & field meet (NYC)1918-Armistice Day-WW I ends (at 11 AM on Western Front)1925-Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings1931-Cornerstones laid for Opera House & Veterans Building1942-During WW II Germany completes their occupation of France1959-Seals Stadium in San Francisco, demolished1968-John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of "2 Virgins" album1968-Maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic1972-U.S. Army turns over Long Bihn base to South Vietnamese army197...
Human nature
“The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms” a quote attributed to Socrates. By defining things agreeably we are able to discuss and communicate about things. “Human nature” is an expression whose meaning is in continual contestation and in somewhat of uproar debate to this day.
MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2022
On this day... 1631-Pierre Gassendi observes transit of Mercury predicted by Kepler 1875-Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equatorial Africa 1917-British capture Gaza Palestine from the Turks 1917-October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia, Lenin seizes power 1940-Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash 1942-First U.S. President to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French 1943 Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL 1944-FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R) 1951-Constitution of Jordan passed 1962-Richard Nixon quits politics-You ...
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022
On this day...1857-World's 1st soccer club, Sheffield F.C., founded in England1871-Mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese1901-First woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)1939-Nylon stockings go on sale for 1st time (Wilmington Delaware)1945-United Nations Charter becomes effective1952-Arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria1956-Soviet troops invade Hungary1964-Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)1970-Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile1973-Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus1984-11 members of t...
North Korea's 'don't forget me' missile diplomacy
In a strange but not unexpected twist to a world in turmoil, North Korea's bellicose leadership has carried out a series of missile tests not seen since 2017. One particularly provocative firing of an intermediate range rocket flew right over Japan. Two short-range ballistic missiles were shot into the sea on the eve of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris's visit to South Korea and the DMZ.
Let's overcome this 'post-pandemic crisis'
When the outdoor mask mandate was fully lifted, I felt we were finally at the end of a tunnel. This pandemic has brought us tremendous pain and tragedy. It changed our culture completely in some ways. It has altered the way we work, socialize and relate to our neighborhoods and communities. Some of these changes have by now already become deeply engrained in our daily lives. ...
'Menoelle' to be available throughout Europe by 2025: Schmick
Sales of Naturalendo Tech's “Menoelle,” a health functional food for menopausal women sourced from EstroG-100, have spiked in Europe since its launch there in 2019. The success has been verified from a recent interview with Patrick Schmick, CEO of PhytoLife Pharma, a Berlin-based company marketing Naturalendo Tech's products of the Menoelle brand in Europe.
Former hair designer shares life, art at L'art de la vie
ICHEON, Gyeonggi Province - Sitting for lunch at L'art de la vie in eastern Gyeonggi, one was left envying the trees that were “cut and designed” by retired hair designer Lee Sang-il. The big pine trees were neatly trimmed with just a little touch of flair - a signature trait that the former hair designer used to demonstrate on his client's hairstyles.
Elon, the Twitter bodhisattva
The legend of Elon Musk has only gotten bigger in recent days with his purchase of Twitter for $44 billion. What's really interesting about this purchase is that Musk doesn't do things for the sake of doing the thing. He does things for the sake of doing the vision.
 1 2345678910
Copyright