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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


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Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

The collectiion: Books



Silkworm - Robert Galbraith

This book is the second in a new mystery series by J.K. Rowling writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. We again follow Private Detective Cormoran...

Kids cook



Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

The flavor of the freshly roasted tomatoes in this soup makes it so much tastier than store-bought. (Look for tomatoes marked "RIPE" they are often on...

New DVD5



The Amazing Spider-Man 2

It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

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

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Interesting things

Dronestagram


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

The collection: Music



Blue Smoke - Dolly Parton

Singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to release her new album "Blue Smoke." The album reflects the character...

Science fair



T.P. Shooters

You can use ping pong balls or marshmallows as amo for these cool shooters.What you will need:2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half...
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