July 8

1608: The first French settlement at Quebec is established by Samuel de Champlain. 1663: King Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island. 1686: The Austrians took Budapest from the Turks and annex Hungary. 1794: French troops captured… Read More ›

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  • July 7


    1853: Japan opened its ports to trade with the West after 250 years of isolation. 1885: G. Moore Peters patented the cartridge-loading machine. 1917: Aleksandr Kerensky formed a provisional government in Russia. 1925: Afrikaans was recognized as one of the… Read More ›

  • Work for Success

    work for success
  • July 6


    1483: King Richard III of England was crowned. 1770: The entire Ottoman fleet was destroyed by the Russians at the battle of Cesme. 1858: Lyman Blake patented the shoe manufacturing machine. 1885: Louis Pasteur successfully treated a patient with a… Read More ›

  • Women

    Group of Older Diverse Women

    Everyday, women speak about 13,000 words more than men. Most women cannot keep a secret for more than 47 hours. On average, women cry approximately four times as much as men. Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s. Women blink nearly twice as… Read More ›

  • July 5


    1811: Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independence from Spain. 1865: William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London. 1892: Andrew Beard was issued a patent for the rotary engine. 1943: The beginning of the battle of… Read More ›

  • June 2014 Movie Releases (Top 3):


    52 movies were released on June 2014. Their genres varied between comedy, adventure, family, action, fantasy, animation and more. Some of them met the expectations of audience while others were very disappointing. Let’s take a look at the top three… Read More ›

  • Picture of the day (Horsetail Fall)

    Horsetail Falls

    Horsetail Fall is a seasonal and natural waterfall that flows in the winter and early spring. It is located in Yosemite National Park, California. When the weather conditions are just right in February, the sunset makes the waterfall glow orange… Read More ›

  • Too Much Thinking

    too much thinking
  • July 4


    1776: The U.S. declared independence from Great Britain. 1779: French fleet occupies Grenada. 1894: After seizing power, Judge Stanford B. Dole declared Hawaii a republic. 1946: The Philippines achieved full independence. 1981: Francisco Cruceta, a baseball player, was born. 1996:… Read More ›


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