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100 Years Ago the Van Buren Sisters Made History!

Van Buren Sisters Motorcycle Ride History

Learn about how the brave and bold Van Buren sisters became the first women to ride a motorcycle across the country! In 1916, Augusta and Adeline Van Buren were the first women to each ride her own motorcycle across the continental United States. On July 4th, 1916, the two sisters set off on their journey from Sheepshead Bay,

Burning Man Started Last Weekend!

Burning Man Started Last Weekend!

Burning Man kicked off in the Black Rock Desert on Sunday.   On August 28th, tens of thousands of people gathered in the desert. Nevada’s Black Rock Desert might not seem like the most obvious place to congregate (unless you’re a Burner) but the result is a temporary metropolis. That’s right; the Burning Man Festival kicked off this weekend!

The 2016 US Open Serves Up Great Tennis, Starting Today!

The 2016 US Open Serves Up Great Tennis, Starting Today!

The US Open returns to New York to showcase tennis’s biggest stars.    In 1881, men duked it out at the U.S. National Championship. Over a century later, that tournament’s modern version is still going strong – and it starts today! Matches at the United States Open Tennis Championships (or US Open, as most of

Hey Girls! It’s Women’s Equality Day!

Hey Girls! It's Women's Equality Day!

On Women’s Equality Day, we can see how far we’ve come and how far we have to go. In 1971, Representative Bella Abzug designated August 26th as Women’s Equality Day. And although we’ve come a long way since 1971, there’s still work to be done to achieve gender equality in the United States.  And even though

Pet Your Pooch – Tomorrow is National Dog Day!

Pet Your Pooch - Tomorrow is National Dog Day!

We’re happy to be celebrating National Dog Day with our fellow dog lovers tomorrow! If you’re a dog person, you’re probably thrilled to learn that tomorrow is National Dog Day. If you’re looking for ideas to help celebrate with our four-legged family member(s), we’ve got a few to get you started. Donate toys, blankets, and/or food

Heading Back to School as an Adult? Here Are Some Back to School Tips!

Heading Back to School as an Adult? Here Are Some Back to School Tips!

These back to school tips can help adult students get settled in the classroom. Heading back to school as an adult isn’t easy, trust me, I know this personally and first hand.  I’m presently in the second year of my Master’s education in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage, Family Therapy.  Being the oldest

We Can All Benefit From National Immunization Awareness Month This August

National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and we can help spread the word! Nobody likes getting shots, but you know what we’d probably like even less? Getting chickenpox, measles, mumps, polio, and more! Thanks to immunizations, that are a whole host of diseases we don’t have to worry about anymore. That’s why it’s well worth