Is Facebook Falling Apart?

Is Facebook dying? That’s the topic of an astonishing New York Times article, entitled “Facebook Exodus.” Author Virginia Heffernan starts by pointing out: The exodus is not evident from the site’s overall numbers. According to comScore, Facebook attracted 87.7 million unique visitors in the United States in July. But while people are still joining Facebook […]

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10 unwritten rules for working women

<strong>When it comes to gender stereotyping, it’s better to know what you’re up against.</strong> Come to think of it, when was the last time you heard or read the word “sexism?” That’s what ForbesWoman Community member Ann Daly, Ph.D., an executive coach and professional development specialist for women based in Austin , Texas , wants […]

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Prince Harry Turns 25

<h1>Prince Harry, Becomes Eligible for Inheritance From Diana</h1> LONDON —  Prince Harry turned 25 on Tuesday, becoming an even more eligible bachelor as he gained access to part of his inheritance from his mother, Princess Diana. The quarter-century mark denoted a coming of age for the flame-haired prince, who is third in line of succession to […]

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Patrick Swayze

<strong>Patrick Wayne Swayze</strong> (pronounced <span class=”IPA” title=”Pronunciation in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)”>/ˈsweɪziː/</span>; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best-known for his roles as romantic leading men in the films <em>Dirty Dancing</em> and <em>Ghost</em> and as Orry Main in the <em>North and South</em> television miniseries. […]

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First McDonald’s Opens In Soviet Union

The Soviet Union’s first McDonald’s fast food restaurant opens in Moscow. Throngs of people line up to pay the equivalent of several days’ wages for Big Macs, shakes, and french fries. The appearance of this notorious symbol of capitalism and the enthusiastic reception it received from the Russian people were signs that times were changing […]

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First Launching Of The Space Shuttle

The space shuttle Columbia is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, becoming the first reusable manned spacecraft to travel into space. Piloted by astronauts Robert L. Crippen and John W. Young, the Columbia undertook a 54-hour space flight of 36 orbits before successfully touching down at California’s Edwards Air Force Base on April 14. On September […]

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