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September 24 | Facts

September 24 | Facts

1789 Congress passed the First Judiciary Act which provided for a U.S. attorney general and the Supreme Court. 1957 The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field. 1960 The Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched. 1969 The trial of the “Chicago Eight,” radical antiwar and counterculture activists accused of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic convention, began. 1991 Children’s […]

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September 23 | Facts

September 23 | Facts

1779 John Paul Jones declared “I have not yet begun to fight!” aboard the American warship Bonhomme Richard in the battle against the British man-of-war Serapis. 1806 After a three-year journey to the Pacific Northwest, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis. 1846 German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune. 1939 Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, died in London. 1952 […]

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3 Essential Beauty Hacks That Will Make You Look Like You’re 18

3 Essential Beauty Hacks That Will Make You Look Like You’re 18

While the best minds in science and medicine are all working hard on inventing new methods of prolonging our lives, we have seemingly found a way of stopping time. We decided to reveal to you the precious secret: all you need to wake up young every day are these ingredients. Rejuvenate facial skin © YouTube You will need: Ground coffee. The kind used to brew in a cezve will do because its fine grind won’t damage your skin. […]

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September 22 | Facts

September 22 | Facts

1776 Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy during the Revolutionary War. 1789 Congress authorized the office of Postmaster-General. 1792 The French Republic was proclaimed. 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, proposing to free all slaves of rebel states as of Jan. 1, 1863. 1980 The Persian Gulf conflict between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war. 1989 Songwriter […]

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September 21 | Facts

September 21 | Facts

1792 The French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy. 1897 The New York Sun published its famous editorial, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.” 1937 The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien was first published. 1938 A hurricane struck New York and New England with extensive damage and more than 600 deaths. 1949 The People’s Republic of China was proclaimed. 1964 Malta gained its independence […]

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September 20 | Facts

September 20 | Facts

1870 Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of modern Italy, seized the Papal States from the French. 1881 Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as the 21st president of the United States, succeeding James A. Garfield, who had been assassinated. 1973 Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in a battle of the sexes tennis match. 1998 Baltimore Oriole shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr., sat out a […]

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Lab-Grown And Natural Diamonds Are Basically Identical

Lab-Grown And Natural Diamonds Are Basically Identical

A diamond can be made in two ways: in the Earth, and in a lab. If you take the Earth route to get yourself a natural stone, you have millions of years to wait as the Earth crushes the future-diamond with enough force and heat to eventually create that familiar sparkly rock. A diamond made in a lab, on the other hand, will take about […]

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September 19 | Facts

September 19 | Facts

1881 President James Garfield died of a gunshot wound inflicted by a disappointed office seeker the previous July 2. 1934 Bruno Hauptmann was arrested for the Lindbergh baby kidnap-murder. 1955 President Juan Peron of Argentina was deposed and exiled after a military coup. 1957 The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test in the Nevada desert. 1962 Gov. Ross Barnett blocked James Meredith from […]

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September 18 | Facts

September 18 | Facts

1759 French Quebec surrendered to the British after the Sept. 13 battle on the Plains of Abraham, the last battle of the French and Indian Wars. French general Montcalm and British general Wolfe died in the fray. 1810 Chile declared its independence from Spain. 1850 Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners. 1851 The first edition […]

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11 Reasons to Stop Eating Dairy

11 Reasons to Stop Eating Dairy

Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM is the publisher of the free e-news World’s Healthiest News, the Cultured Cook, president of PureFood BC, and an international best-selling and 20-time published book author whose works include: The Cultured Cook: Delicious Fermented Foods with Probiotics to Knock Out Inflammation, Boost Gut Health, Lose Weight & Extend Your Life. Milk and dairy products are not the health foods we’ve been told they are.  Here […]

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