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Share Your World – Week 189

It was during a solar eclipse in India on August 18, 1868 that astronomer Pierre Janssen noted an unusual line in the spectrum of the sun that didn’t correspond to any known element.  Janssen didn’t realize it at the time, … Continue reading

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Share Your World – Week 188

Hold on to your 1985-style orange life preservers, folks… because the WABAC Machine is going waaaaaay back this time.  All the way back to August 11, 3114 BC!  This is the date, according to the ancient Mayans, that the world … Continue reading

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Share Your World – Week 187

It was just over two centuries ago on August 4, 1821 that one of the more iconic periodicals in American culture saw its first issue published, the legendary Saturday Evening Post.  It’s almost hard to believe the weekly magazine traces … Continue reading

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Share Your World – Week 186

The Nest wishes a happy 75th birthday to actress Sally Struthers, who was born on July 28, 1947.  Struthers is best remembered for her role as Gloria Bunker on the iconic sitcom All in the Family, but to those of … Continue reading

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Share Your World – Week 185

The curtain officially closed on an era on the morning of July 21, 2011 when the Space Shuttle Atlantis touched down at Kennedy Space Center, marking the end of the 135th and final mission for the iconic NASA Space Shuttle … Continue reading

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