Fun Facts About Names Day encourages you to learn about the historical meanings and influences behind your name and the names of your friends and families. Uncover historical and religious influences, who you were named after, and see how name trends have changed over generations!
Fun Facts About Names Day is always on Monday of the first full week in March. You can celebrate today by learning and sharing fun facts about your name or learning about the whys and wherefores of others. You can learn
thanks for the vintage pics, helen
Vintage Soviet Salt Shaker/USSR Porcelain Cock/Rooster Saltcellar/Colored Porcelain/Ceramic Spice Jars/Rooster Figurine/1970's
Word of the Day
|Definition:||(noun) Any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part.|
|Usage:||The medical students studied the diagram depicting the vallecula between the hemispheres of the brain.|
Idiom of the Day
A fortuitous moment, opportunity, or turn of events of great consequence, especially as relates to one's career.
Vintage Cookbook 1939 The Common Sense Cookbook 200 Recipes and 100 Puzzling Food Questions & Their Answers Cook Book 1930's Cooking Kitchen
|Mondrian was a Dutch painter whose work foreshadowed the rise of abstract art in the 1940s and 1950s. He went to Paris in 1910 where he developed his geometric, nonobjective style, which he called neoplasticism. It is characterized by the elimination of sensuality from artwork and the restriction of pictorial language to its most basic elements—the straight line, primary colors, and the neutrals of black, white, and gray.|
|The island of Guam, largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean, about 3,000 miles west of Hawaii, was found on this date in 1521 by the Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan. The island was formally claimed by Spain in 1565 and was later ceded to the US as a prize at the end of the Spanish-American War. Today, Guam is the site of major US military installations. Guamanians celebrate their island's founding with an official holiday on the first Monday in March with fiestas and sailboating. This day is also known as Discovery Day.|
|Are we getting closer to the plot of "Planet of the Apes?" Scientists have designed a new wireless brain-machine interface (BMI) that gives monkeys the ability to control a wheelchair using just their minds|
0322 BC - Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, died.
1854 - Charles Miller received a patent for the sewing machine.
1875 - Composer Joseph Maurice Ravel was born.
1933 - The board game Monopoly was invented.
1955 - "Peter Pan" was presented as a television special for the first time.
1976 - Elton John was put on display in wax at in London's Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.
2009 - NASA's Kepler Mission, a space photometer for searching for extrasolar planets in the Milky Way galaxy, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
If You Were Born Today, March 7
You are a true artist at heart, with an unusual perspective on life. You rarely feel understood, although this may be because you keep a veil of mystery about you. You need to feel connected to something higher than yourself, to understand the meaning of your existence, and to make a solid contribution to the world. You may find that you're often longing or yearning for something more. Your imagination is tremendous, and you can be a fanciful story teller.Famous people born today: Denyce Graves, Willard Scott, Mary Teresa Norton, John Heard, Rachel Weisz, Bryan Cranston, Matthew Vaughn.
Where Earth Meets Sky
Photograph by Arina Andryeyeva, National Geographic
Mont Blanc (White Mountain) in the Alps is western Europe’s highest peak at 15,771 feet (4,800 meters). Arina Andryeyeva submitted this shot, captured at 13,120 feet (4,000 meters), of Mont Blanc’s snowy ridge and peak ascending into the cloud cover. “The temperature before climbing was around 20°C [68°F],” Andryeyeva writes. “After [we made] it almost to the very top, the temperature dropped to minus 1°C [30°F].”
Enamel REFRIGERATOR BOX | 1930s Blue and White Enamelware Storage | ONE Small Vintage Metal Refrigerator Dish | Fridge Pan | Medical Enamel
Soviet vintage kitchen utensil set, 7 piece steel kitchen set, rustic kitchen, kitchen decor
Vintage Robinson Ransbottom (RRP) Kitchen Utensils Bowl Set, DAMAGED for Display ONLY, Yellow Ware, Rolling Pin Teapot, Pastel, 1930s
RECIPE, ST. PATRICK'S DAY
Vintage Androck Glass Jar and Nut Grinder
Tipp USA 8 piece spice jars and rac
CHILDREN'S CORNER ... crafts
"what is your name?" in Bengali (Bangladesh, India) - Thomar nam ki?
in case you were as shocked as i by the ripley's on march 3rd describing wasps in your figs, sally investigated the situation for us. thanks, sally!