Friday, March 15, 2013
Sunday, March 10, 2013
View of earth from the international space station. Lights, storms, atmosphere. Amazing.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
1854: The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Orange Free State, which would later become a part of the Union of South Africa. Today the province remains free from the tyranny of Oranges.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Friday, December 14, 2012
1911: Journeyman Ronald Amundsen and his crew discover the South Pole, and get one step closer to answering the age-old question: Does our planet have a cute butt? …See for yourself…
Thursday, October 18, 2012
1867: The United States moves in with Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for 7.2 million clams. They live together for 92 years before finally making the relationship official in 1959. Meanwhile, Canada insists they are carrying Alaska’s baby.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
1986: Reinhold Messner becomes the first person to scale all 14 ‘Eight-thousanders’ (every mountain over 8,000 meters, or 26,247 ft high.) How many can you name? …Yeah, other than Everest and K2 List here!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Whatever your politics, you gotta admit this is amazing!
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The 1956 Summer Olympics were the first to be held in December because they were the first to be held in the southern hemisphere!
Sunday, July 15, 2012
1799 – The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign. It unfortunately did not give them the ability learn a new language online. It did however have three different languages written on it (Greek, Demotic & Hieroglyphic!)