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by ajsuff
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Why Are There Laws That Restrict What People Can Wear to the Polls?
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Why Are There Laws That Restrict What People Can Wear to the Polls?

...................... from the Smithsonian .............................. A new Supreme Court ruling changes the course of a century-long debate over speech and conduct when voting https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-are-there-laws-restrict-what-people-can-wear-polls-180969381/?utm_source=sm...
by ajsuff
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Antarctic Ice Loss Has Tripled Over the Past Decade
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Antarctic Ice Loss Has Tripled Over the Past Decade

...................... from the Smithsonian .............................. Since 1992, the continent has lost more than 3.3 trillion tons of ice, triggering a quarter-inch rise in global sea levels Antarctica is melting, and it’s happening at a much faster rate than scientists previously anticipated...
by ajsuff
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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....................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson inaugurated "Flag Day." Some three decades later, Congress enacted a statute that officially recognized the nationwide observance that commemorates the adoption of the ...
by ajsuff
Thu May 31, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Arlington Cemetery Considers New Rules for Eligibility
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Arlington Cemetery Considers New Rules for Eligibility

.................................. from the Smithsonian .......................... About 30 burials a day take place at the military cemetery, which is nearing capacity On May 13, 1864, as the American Civil War raged and casualties mounted, 21-year-old William Henry Christman of the 67th Pennsylvan...
by ajsuff
Fri May 25, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: 14 Discounts Seniors Didn’t Know They Could Get
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14 Discounts Seniors Didn’t Know They Could Get

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by ajsuff
Fri May 25, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Which local hot dog is best for grilling? We did a blind taste test
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Which local hot dog is best for grilling? We did a blind taste test

.............................. from the D&C ......................... To replicate a Memorial Day cookout, we had a dad cook red hots over a charcoal fire. The results surprised us. Western New Yorkers have strong opinions about their hot dogs. Case in point: last year, the New York Times did a ...
by ajsuff
Thu May 24, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
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Views: 13859

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...................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1900, William Harvey Carney became the first African-American soldier to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for Valor. Born into slavery in Norfolk, Virginia, Carney escaped to the North via the Underg...
by ajsuff
Thu May 24, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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....................... from the Smithsonian .............................. In 1846, patent No. 6,469 was granted for a device to “Buoy Vessels Over Shoals." Do you know which famous figure came up with the invention? Read about the future president who patented the amazing addition to transpor...
by ajsuff
Thu May 24, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Is This Backwards-Orbiting Asteroid an Interstellar Visitor?
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Is This Backwards-Orbiting Asteroid an Interstellar Visitor?

................................. from the Smithsonian ............................... The space rock could have been captured from another star system during the early days of our solar system Last year, astronomers were surprised to find a long, needle-shaped asteroid buzzing through our solar sys...
by ajsuff
Mon May 21, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: The Army's First Black Nurses Were Relegated to Caring for Nazi Prisoners of War
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The Army's First Black Nurses Were Relegated to Caring for Nazi Prisoners of War

............................... from the Smithsonian .............................. Prohibited from treating white GIs, the women felt betrayed by the country they sought to serve On the summer afternoon in 1944 that 23-year-old Elinor Powell walked into the Woolworth’s lunch counter in downtown Pho...
by ajsuff
Tue May 15, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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....................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On May 14, 1853, the prolific inventor Gail Borden Jr. applied for a patent for condensed milk. He was on a mission to create a safe milk product after witnessing children die from contaminated milk. Read about one Borden's ...
by ajsuff
Tue May 15, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: 100 Years Ago, the Harlem Hellfighters Bravely Led the U.S. Into WWI
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100 Years Ago, the Harlem Hellfighters Bravely Led the U.S. Into WWI

......................... from the Smithsonian ......................... Their courage made headlines across the country, hailing the African-American regiment as heroes even as they faced discrimination at home https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/one-hundred-years-ago-harlem-hellfighters-bravely...
by ajsuff
Sun May 13, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Venus and Jupiter May Meddle With Earth’s Orbit and Climate
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Venus and Jupiter May Meddle With Earth’s Orbit and Climate

............................... from the Smithsonian .............................. In 405,000-year cycles, the tug of nearby planets causes hotter summers, colder winters and drier droughts on our home planet Astrologers have maintained for centuries that the position of the planets impact people’s...
by ajsuff
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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....................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1791, Samuel F.B. Morse was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts. An accomplished portrait painter, he is best remembered by history for creating a revolutionary system of dots and dashes that dramatically sped ...
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Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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.................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1947, President Harry S. Truman oversaw the official opening of the White House bowling alley. The two-lane alley was intended to be a 63rd birthday present for the president, who had been bowling since his teena...
by ajsuff
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Healthy tips for spring!
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Healthy tips for spring!

............................. from Consumer Reports ........................ Recall alert: Eggs More than 200 million eggs were recalled last week due to 23 cases of salmonella. Check to see if the eggs in your refrigerator or local stores could be potentially affected, and find out the facts about ...
by ajsuff
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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..................... from the Smithsonian .............................. Five Things to See at Alabama’s New Memorial to Lynching Victims The memorial, along with a new museum, exposes America’s fraught legacy of racial violence from slavery to lynchings to mass incarceratio n Read more: https://ww...
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Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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...................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1800, the Library of Congress was established when President John Adams signed into law an act that earmarked $5,000 for books for the use of Congress. The funding was part of a larger bill allowing for the per...
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Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: FDA 2018
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Views: 938

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.......................... from the FDA ............................ Ziegenfelder Company Recalls Certain Ice Pops For Possible Health Risk As a precaution, the Ziegenfelder Company of Wheeling, WV is voluntarily recalling approximately 3,000 cases of Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and S...
by ajsuff
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: FDA 2018
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Views: 938

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........................... from the FDA ............................ OC Raw Dog, LLC RECALLS one lot of Chicken, Fish & Produce BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling approximately 1,560 lbs of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Fo...
by ajsuff
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: FDA 2018
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Views: 938

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........................... from the FDA ............................ Voluntary Recall Notice of Happy Harvest Canned Spinach Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergen from Product Mislabeling McCall Farms, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of cases of Happy Harvest Spinach in 13.5 oz...
by ajsuff
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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....................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1564, it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon. Hailed as the greatest author in the English language, shockingly little is known about the flesh-and-blood artist. Go inside the se...
by ajsuff
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
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Views: 13859

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...................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1841, Edgar Allan Poe published what is considered to be the first detective story. The Murders in Rue Morge was a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of a teenager who was found dead in the Hudson River. Read how P...
by ajsuff
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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...................... from the Smithsonian .............................. On this day in 1934, the first laundromat opened in Fort Worth, Texas. The “Washateria,” as it was called, had four electric washing machines, which the business rented out to customers on an hourly basis. Read the story behi...
by ajsuff
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: The Home of the Minions
Topic: Trivia
Replies: 89
Views: 13859

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..................... from the Smithsonian .............................. In 1912, the journalist Harriet Quimby flew her way into history as the first woman to pilot an airplane across the English Channel. Quimby had received a pilot's license the year before, becoming the first American to do so. ...

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