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Friday, September 8, 2017

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Today in HIstory

Michelangelo’s 13-foot marble statue of David is unveiled in Florence, Italy.
The Ottoman Sultan Suleiman re-enters Budapest and establishes John Zapolya as the puppet king of Hungary.
Spanish explorers found St. Augustine, Florida, the first permanent European settlement in what is now the United States.
John Endecott arrives with colonists at Salem, Massachusetts, where he will become the governor.
The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam surrenders to the British fleet that sails into its harbor. Five years later, the British change the name to New York.
British forces under William Johnson defeat the French and the Indians at the Battle of Lake George.
The French surrender the city of Montreal to the British.
A French column surrenders at Sidi Brahim in the Algerian War.
Confederate Lieutenant Dick Dowling thwarts a Union naval landing at Sabine Pass, northeast of Galveston, Texas.
Between 30,000 and 50,000 Bulgarian men, women and children are massacred in Monastir by Turkish troops seeking to check a threatened Macedonian uprising.
Robert Turner invents the automatic typewriter return carriage.
Germany begins a new offensive in Argonne on the Western Front.
Margaret Gorman of Washington, D.C., is named the first Miss America.
Germany is admitted into the League of Nations.
Senator Huey Long of Louisiana is shot to death in the state capitol, allegedly by Dr. Carl Austin Weiss, Jr.
Germany’s V-2 offensive against England begins.
Korea is partitioned by the Soviet Union and the United States.
Japanese representatives sign a peace treaty in San Francisco.
The United States, Australia, France, Great Britain, New Zealand, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Thailand sign the mutual defense treaty that established the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).
Penguin Books in Britain is charged with obscenity for trying to publish the D.H. Lawrence novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
President Dwight Eisenhower dedicates NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
The Kennedy Center opens in Washington, DC with a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass.
Ford pardons Nixon for any crimes arising from the Watergate scandal he may have committed while in office.
Wildfires in Yellowstone National Park in the US, the world’s first national park, force evacuation of the historic Old Faithful Inn; visitors and employees evacuate but the inn is saved.
Macedonian Independence Day; voters overwhelmingly approve a referendum to form the Republic of Macedonia, independent of Yugoslavia.
USAir Flight 427 crashes on approach to Pittsburgh International Airport, killing all 132 people aboard; subsequent investigation leads to changes in manufacturing practices and pilot training.

Nationwide Immigration Protests Erupt After Dumbass Trump Ends DACA

DeVos to cut Obama rules forcing colleges to fight campus sex assault

What men and women really desire in their sex lives

Men often get a reputation for having NSFW sex fantasies, but a new survey found they have a bit of a different desire: most men prefer more sensual and romantic forms of sexual behavior. The research found that both men and women of all ages prefer affectionate sexual behaviors such as kissing and cuddling above all else, suggesting that at the end of the day, we all just really want to be held.

The Economic Fantasies We Share with the Characters We Watch on TV

Is Bacon Better for You Than Tilapia?

Using Zika virus to kill brain cancer may soon be a thing

If you’ve spent any time in North or South America lately, or simply read the news, it’s hard to have missed reports on outbreaks of the Zika virus, which causes flu-like symptoms, but can also lead to serious birth defects in children born to infected mothers. However, new research shows the virus has a silver lining: it may be useful in treating aggressive and difficult-to-reach brain cancer tumors called glioblastomas. 

Your Facebook friends could be making you sick

Social media makes it easy for us to be connected 24/7 from the palms of our hands. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram allow us to scroll through our feeds to comment, like, and post content. Now, a recent study published in Computers in Human Behavior found people with more Facebook friends suffer from poorer health, and in particular, more upper respiratory infections.

Got the End-of-Summer Blues?

‘You’re speaking immigrant’

An Oklahoma woman was accosted at a thrift store by another shopper who overheard her speaking Spanish on her cell phone.

Fun With Guns

Firearm is drawn over school notebook at Michigan Walmart. "Police are now working with prosecutors to try to determine whether the woman’s actions could be classified as self-defense." Let that sink in for a minute.

Utah cop who assaulted nurse over blood draw fired

Detective Jeff Payne has been fired from his part-time job as a paramedic.

Hurricane Irma leaves scientists at a 'loss for words'

Hurricane Irma made landfall on the small island of Barbuda as a Category 5 hurricane Wednesday as it heads toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Florida.
The size of the storm left hurricane and weather scientists speechless. “I am at a complete and utter loss for words looking at Irma's appearance on satellite imagery,” wrote Taylor Trogdon, a scientist at the U.S. National Hurricane Center‏ on Twitter.

Boron findings on Mars might end celestial saga

Curiosity, the tiny rover exploring the Gale Crater on Mars, has sent back data confirming that the assigned area offered a habitable environment for micro organisms at some point in time.
Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in a paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters said the finding of boron by the rover has thrown open the possibility of whether life could have ever existed on the planet.

How Tyrannical Is a Country?

When not to eat your kids

When not to eat your kidsEven though it is known to be a cannibal, the mangrove rivulus or killifish of the Americas will never eat one of its own embryos, … Read more

Dogs have self-awareness

Dogs have self-awareness: The sniff test of self-recognition confirmedThe sniff test of self-recognition confirmed
A new research carried out by the Department of Psychology of the Barnard College in the USA, in publication on the journal Behavioural Processes (Horowitz, … Read more

Research dog helps scientists save endangered carnivores

Research dog helps scientists save endangered carnivoresScat-sniffing research dogs are helping scientists map out a plan to save reclusive jaguars, pumas, bush dogs and other endangered carnivores in the increasingly fragmented … Read more

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