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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



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...

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Won tons / pot stickers

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Son of God

Now, the larger-than-life story of The New Testament gets a larger-than life treatment in the stand-alone feature SON OF GOD. Told with the scope and scale...

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



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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