Did you know…

Did you know…

… that today is Tunisia Women’s Day? This day celebrates the independence of women and works to strengthen the role of women in Tunisian society. The day is a celebration of the improved status of women in Tunisia that came about as a result of the passing of the Code of Personal Status (CPS) on August 13, 1956.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.”

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Did you know

Did you know…

… that Sunday was .  Explore Your Roots Day? This day celebrates the 1921 birthday of Alex Haley, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “Roots,” which was the basis for the first major mini-series. Use this day to explore your own family roots!

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”

— George Bernard Shaw

Did you know…

Did you know…

… that today is Surgical Disinfectant Day? Dr. Joseph Lister was the first surgeon to use disinfectant in surgery. The importance of Lister’s antiseptic principle was emphasized by eminent creation scientist, Dr. Henry Morris, who said, “This development is probably second only to Pasteur’s contribution to the saving of human lives.”

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Smile at the obstacle, for it is a bridge.”

— Medusa

Did you know…

… that today is Tupperware Day? Celebrate the birthday of Karl Silas Tupper (1907) today, inventor of Tupperware, an airtight plastic container for storing food. The formerly patented “burping seal” is a famous aspect of Tupperware, which distinguishes it from competitors.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“I’m pretty sure that eating chocolate keeps wrinkles away because I have never seen a 10-year-old with a Hershey bar and crow’s feet.”

— Amy Neftzger

Did you know…

… that today is Elephant Dung Paper Day? In 2001, the Ayutthaya Elephant Park in Thailand announced that it was raising funds by creating paper out of recycled elephant dung. Their golden dung paper is made by liquidizing the pulp in a blender, straining it onto a fine sieve, and letting it dry. That should get some people writing again! 😉

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”

— Native American Proverb

Did you know…

… that today is the birthday of the Nannarrup Hoffmani? In 2002, scientists announced the discovery of a new species in New York City’s Central Park, an 82-legged centipede that had first been discovered in the park’s leaf litter in 1998. The bug received its name from the Virginia scientist who helped to identify it. Um… happy birthday?  😉

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Why escape your intended purpose by copying and trying to be someone else? You will discover who you were meant to be only after you have shown confidence being yourself.”

— Suzy Kassem

QOTD

“Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.”

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