Browsing: February 28

A Brief History Superhero fans, here is your chance to win a spot for a virtual screening of The Batman on Monday, February 28, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please complete the form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe-rCSWjwVAUxWaQFXCoJfyO0-b4I5ZpnxYglBgf8v8j0NSdg/viewform.   Ten winners will be emailed a pass to attend this screening.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper In The Batman, two years…

Read More

A Brief History Science fiction fans, here is your chance to win a spot for a virtual screening of Netflix’s The Adam Project on Monday, February 28, 2022!  For your chance to get a pass, please RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7BSD7SYPNQMrWMra9dblcL4gCsrVnY2FFSTEdF_kbpzZ1Yw/viewform.  RSVP deadline is February 22nd.  Spots are limited!  Once we are at capacity with RSVPs, we will be closing this link to sign up.  Winners will be emailed a link to view the screening via the email used to sign up.  A Netflix account is not needed to screen the film. Digging Deeper In The Adam Project, a time-traveling pilot teams up…

Read More

A Brief History On February 28, 1844, a steam powered, sail and propeller (screw) driven US Navy corvette, the USS Princeton, one of the newest and most modern ships in America’s fleet, was sailing on the Potomac River with a large retinue of US Government officials aboard including the President of the United States when she experienced one of those terrible maritime experiences we at History and Headlines call a “Naval Oops Moment.”  Yes, yet another in a long line of ignominious incidents involving incredibly inane ideas and infamy that we have touched upon on several previous articles.  (As noted…

Read More

A Brief History On March 1, 1986, the Prime Minister of Sweden was declared dead, having been shot by an assassin minutes earlier on February 28, 1986.  He had been walking with his wife down a main street in the Swedish capital of Stockholm when a gunman approached them and fired one shot at each of them.  The Prime Minister, Olof Palme, was struck and killed by the assassin’s bullet, while his wife was also hit by a single shot, but not killed.  Palme’s wife, Lisbet Palme, later identified Christer Pettersson, a Swede previously convicted of manslaughter, as the assassin.…

Read More

A Brief History On February 28, 2018, we stop to recognize those people that make us feel good about ourselves, the idiots that absolutely have to be worse people than we are! Today we list 10 of the biggest jerks of February 2018. Digging Deeper 1. New York University. Well, not so much the school, but the contractor that provides cafeteria service. To “celebrate” Black History Month, a special meal of barbecued ribs, collard greens, cornbread, smashed yams, mac and cheese, all washed down by red Kool Aid and watermelon flavored water! When confronted about the insensitive choice of cuisine,…

Read More