Archive for the News Category

Historical Happening – The Twilight Zone

Posted in art, books, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creepy, dark, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, legends, life, macabre, monsters, movies, music, News, scary, sci-fi, science, syfy, TV, Uncategorized, weird, wisdom, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 10/02/2017 by Edward Brock

The greatest TV series of all-time–premiered on this day, in 1959.

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Historical Happenings – Horror, Sci-Fi, Hobbits

Posted in amazon, books, box office, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creature features, creepy, dark, ebook, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, kindle, macabre, monsters, movies, mythology, News, reading, scary, sci-fi, stephen king, Uncategorized, weird, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 09/21/2017 by Edward Brock

A trio of historically important events happened on September 21st.

Stephen King was born–1947.

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H.G. Wells was born–in 1866.

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was first released–in 1937.

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Historical Happening – The Great Moon Hoax

Posted in Cool Stuff, fantasy, fiction, history, legends, mythology, News, people, social media, Uncategorized, weird with tags , , , , on 08/25/2017 by Edward Brock

Proof that fake news has been with us for a long time.

The Great Moon Hoax began on this day, in 1835. Published in six parts by the newspaper, The Sun, the articles claimed that a civilization had been discovered–living on the Moon.

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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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