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July 19th, 2018 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

430 years ago today, the Spanish Armada was defeated

On Jun 6 2014 the last Spanish Aircraft carrier was decommissioned. It is hard to remember an era when the world’s dominant navies were Spanish. Dutch, and British.[...]

July 17th, 2018 - 5:17 am § in Misc.

Arrival of the Portland .. Why we have Seafair

The  Golden Potlatch Festival was organized and held July 17 – 22, 1911 by the  Seattle Carnival Association The slogan: “A hot time at a cool festival.” July 17th was chosen as the date when, in 1897, two tons of gold arrived in Seattle from the Yukon on the steamship Portland. A mile-long [...]

July 16th, 2018 - 12:05 pm § in Misc.

ORIGINS of the NIH: July 16, 1798 US establishes the Public Health Service

Chronology of Events 1700 | 1800 | 1900 | 1910 | 1920 | 1930 | 1940 | 1950 | 1960 | 1970 | 1980 | 1990 | 2000 1700 1798 The Marine Hospital Service was established with the July 16 signing by President John Adams of an act for the relief of sick and disabled […][...]

July 14th, 2018 - 3:12 am § in Misc.

Storm the Bastille

French revolutionaries storm the Bastille[...]

July 4th, 2018 - 1:43 am § in Misc.

Could YOU pass a US citizen test?

Could you pass a US citizenship test? Enlarge New citizens recite the Pledge of Allegiance as the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) holds a naturalization ceremony on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington on Sept. 22, 2010. (UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg/Newsco[...]

July 1st, 2018 - 1:39 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Testing the Koran

Islamic science has come to this pitiful end from Pharyngula, PZ Myers The words of the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu ‘aleihi was-sallam) have been tested scientifically, and found hilarious. In work carried out under the direction of Dr. Jamaal Haamid, students at Qassim University examined a sayi[...]

June 15th, 2018 - 10:59 am § in Misc.

Photography: Feminism and Lingerie

No comment, just for discussion.[...]

May 6th, 2018 - 10:30 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: What the Missionaries Wrought

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April 17th, 2018 - 2:02 am § in Misc.

Alien Found

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April 1st, 2018 - 3:13 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Easter

Listen and learn[...]