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Saturday was Left Handers Day

Saturday was International Left-Handers Day

Calling all lefties! We want to celebrate with you these fun facts about folks who are left-handed.   Hey there, left handers! Do you ever feel left out? We know it’s probably tough hunting for left-handed scissors and finding ink stains on your hand, but we’ve got some good news for you. Saturday was Left Handers Day!

We Can Raise Awareness During the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and calls us to think about those less seen. Indigenous people are often seen as “forgotten by time.” Affixed to their land and guided by cultural and linguistic distinctions that often haven’t changed in decades, they can seem antiquated to our “modern” eyes. In truth, though,

The Rio 2016 Olympics Start Today!

The Rio 2016 Olympics Start Today!

The world turns its eyes to Brazil today as the 2016 Rio Olympics kick off.    It’s that time in the sports calendar – the 2016 Rio Olympics start today! The Olympics gather over 10,000 competitors from a staggering amount of 200 countries to compete in hundreds of events. Rio de Janeiro is the first South American

Grab Your Sis, Sunday is National Sister Day!

Grab Your Sis, Sunday is National Sister Day!

During National Sister Day this weekend, we can show our sisters some extra love.   If you have a sister as I do, we most likely have a special bond. As we grew up together, we experienced life side by side and the connection we developed can survive whatever life throws at us. Now it’s

If You’re Reading This, You’re Celebrating World Wide Web Day!

World Wide Web Day!

On World Wide Web Day, we celebrate the birth of the internet. The year was 1990. The location was the Europe Laboratory for Particle Physics in Switzerland. Two pioneers – Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau – were working to develop a prototype. Today, we call it a web browser and recognize the language it used

The First Fingerprints Were Taken Today in 1858

The First Fingerprints Were Taken Today in 1858

On July 28, 1858, we have the first clear record of fingerprinting as a form of identification. Fingerprinting is far from new. Although the first documented use of fingerprinting as a means of identification was in 1851, people were fingerprinting in Ancient Babylon. They sealed clay tablets with their unique prints. It wasn’t until 1851,