From the monthly archives: August 2015

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LaSorda & The Guinness Book of World Records!

On August 27, in :

1910, Mother Teresa is born as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu;

1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes "Tarzan of the Apes";

1955, the first edition of the Guinness Book of World Records is published; and in

1988, Dodger Tommy LaSorda wins his 1000th game as a Manager. 

Panama and potato chips.

On August 24, in:

1847, Charlotte Bronte finishes her manuscript of "Jane Eyre";

1853, the first potato chips are prepared by George Crum in Saratoga Springs;

1909, workers begin pouring concrete for the Panama Canal; and

1932, the first trans-continental flight by a woman (Amelia Earhart) takes place. 



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Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic

On December 18 in: 1777, The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British forces in the Battle...

Word of the day


(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

The collectiion: Books

The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

Kids cook

Sushi for beginners

Introduce your kids to the art of sushi rolling with these easy sandwiches. The tortilla does double duty as a rolling mat and a tasty wrapperWhat you...

New DVD5

Suits - Season 3

Power is shifting and lines are crossed in the gripping third season of Suits. Following the firm’s merger with a prestigious British business, loyalties...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.


Interesting things


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The collection: Music

Twin Forks - Twin Forks

Each track has its own feel and rhythm. Really unique sound. Very nice blend of rhythm with some incredible guitar playing. It's easy to get lost into...

Science fair

The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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