Browsing: March 20

A Brief History On March 7, 1988, the President of the United States of America (U.S.) proclaimed March 1988 as “Women’s History Month.”  Over the course of the following decades, celebration of Women’s History Month have spread outside of North America to as far away as Australia and the United Kingdom.  Today, March 20, 2020, over thirty years after the U.S. presidential proclamation of 1988, various history themed YouTube Channels from around the world have joined together to present a collaborative playlist of videos concerning notable women in not just U.S. but world history. Digging Deeper To learn about these…

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A Brief History On March 20, 2019, we take a plunge into one of the forbidden subjects, that of atheism.  With Atheist Pride Day being celebrated on March 20 AND June 6 annually, atheists must feel the need for 2 days, maybe making up for the cornucopia of religious holidays each year.  Atheists often hide their true feelings and thoughts on the subject of religion to avoid social ostracism, so exact numbers of atheists are hard to pin down due to reluctance to admit such an idea publicly. Digging Deeper Poll takers claim there are about 11% to 13% of…

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A Brief History On March 20, 2018, we are still recovering from screening the new horror/drama/thriller, Unsane, which premiers on Friday, March 23, 2018 across the United States. This movie is something special, filmed entirely on smart phones, but with the excellent picture quality you would expect from normal Hollywood camera equipment. The unique filming contributes to the creepy pall the movie casts over the audience’s grasp of reality. Without monsters, demons, or excessive gore, the film nonetheless created more suspense, anxiety and terror in us than any movie in recent years. The audience clapped at the end, if that…

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A Brief History On March 20, 1922, the USS Langley CV-1 was commissioned as the first American aircraft carrier in the US Navy. The ship had previously been a coal hauling ship (collier) named USS Jupiter AC-3 and had been converted for use with airplanes. The US Navy had seen the value of airplanes as anti-ship weapons when Army Air Corp Maj. Gen. Billy Mitchell demonstrated his ability to sink or heavily damage battleships by aerial attack. Of course, the scouting ability of an air fleet greatly expanded the ability of a sea going commander to reconnoiter the seas around…

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A Brief History Steam Early Access is an early access release platform by Valve Corporation where users can purchase in-development video games and play unfinished versions of the game while it is being developed. The initiative launched with 12 titles on March 20, 2013.1 Digging Deeper Cancelled Early Access Games Game Developer Early Access date Early Access Price Cancel Confirm date Nosgoth2,3 Psyonix January 21, 2015 Free to Play April 8, 20164 Patterns5, 6 Linden Lab March 20, 2013 October 10, 20147 Under the Ocean Near Enough Games March 20, 2013 The Dead Linger Sandswept Studios October 31, 2012 November 12, 2015 Unreleased Early Access Games…

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