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Historical Happening – Nixon Resigns

Posted in history, News, people, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 08/08/2017 by Edward Brock

President Richard Nixon resigned on this day–in 1974–following impeachment hearings after the Watergate Scandal.

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Historical Happening – Gulf of Tonkin

Posted in end of the world, history, history doomsday, life, News, people, politics, sea, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 08/02/2017 by Edward Brock

The Gulf of Tonkin Incident occurred on this day–in 1964. It is a controversial encounter that drew the United States into the Vietnam War.

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Historical Happening – NASA

Posted in adventure, Cool Stuff, history, life, News, people, sci-fi, science, Smithsonian, technology, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 07/29/2017 by Edward Brock

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (aka NASA) was established on this day, in 1958.

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Historical Happening – Moon Men (Apollo 11)

Posted in adventure, Cool Stuff, history, life, News, non-fiction, people, Smithsonian, technology, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 07/20/2017 by Edward Brock

On this day, in 1969, mankind set foot (or feet) on our celestial neighbor–and nightlight–the Moon. 

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Historical Happening – Disco Demolition

Posted in Albums, art, collectibles, frustrate, history, life, LP, music, News, people, pet peeves, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 07/12/2017 by Edward Brock

A bunch of idiots destroyed records, damaged a baseball field, and forced the White Sox into forfeiting a game–all because they didn’t like a particular style of music. Proof that stupidity has always been with us.

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The Little Things DO Suck! – Still

Posted in amazon, books, comedy, Cool Stuff, ebook, family, food, funny, gross, habits, humor, kids, laughter, life, News, non-fiction, people, reading, social media, thanksgiving, TV, Uncategorized, wisdom, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 07/07/2017 by Edward Brock

The world is crazy, but maybe my humor book, The Little Things DO Suck!, will help you forget about the big stuff for a bit–maybe while you’re on the toilet, at the doctor’s office, or waiting for your flight.
Check it out! (It even has two 5-star ratings).

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Historical Happening – Civil Rights Act

Posted in history, life, News, people, politics, TV, Uncategorized, wisdom with tags , , , , , , , , , on 07/02/2017 by Edward Brock

One of the most important laws went into effect on this day–in 1964.

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