A Brief History On May 21, 2011, Christian radio broadcaster Harold Camping had predicted that the world as we know it would end, with the return of Jesus Christ and the advent of the “Rapture,” followed by months of fire and brimstone resulting in the destruction of Earth. If you were paying attention on that date, you will note that the end of times did not in fact begin on May 21, 2011! Many people have predicted the end of the world or the end of the world as we know it, and so far, each has been wrong.  We…

A Brief History On February 3, 2014, Altria Group, Inc. acquired popular electronic cigarette brand Green Smoke for $110 million.  Electronic cigarettes, or vaporizers, have become a familiar site nowadays, and these devices have been in production for approximately 16 years now. Here is a brief history of electronic cigarettes. Digging Deeper 1927- Introduction of e-cigarettes As recorded, Joseph Robinson was the first person to come up with the idea of a vaporizer. It was in 1927 when he first gave his description of what a vaporizer would be; however, production of this device did not start at this time.…

A Brief History On May 20, 1521, the man that would become Saint Ignatius of Loyola was seriously wounded at Pamplona in a battle between the Spanish and the French supported Navarrese during the Spanish Conquest of Navarre, the region of land on the Iberian Peninsula between France and Spain.  Spanish soldier Inigo Lopez de Loyola, later known as St. Ignatius of Loyola and the principal founder of the Society of Jesus (better known as the Jesuits), had suffered a cannonball injury to his leg, but bore his injury with such courage that his Navarrese foes acknowledged his bravery by…

A Brief History Comedy film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Booksmart on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to AnnapurnaScreenings.com and enter code: BookHH3827.  The pass is valid for up to two seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper Booksmart follows two graduating high school girls who set out to finally break the rules and party on their last…

A Brief History On May 19, 1921, the Emergency Immigration Act of 1921 became effective, a law also called The Emergency Quota Act, a law specifically designed to limit the immigration of certain people to the United States.  The goal of this legislation and previous legislation was to attempt to keep the ethnic and national origin percentages existing in the American demography the same, without allowing new influxes of immigrants to change the complexion of the American population. Digging Deeper Using the 1910 Census, the law required that no more than 3% of the same nationality already existing in the…

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