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This Day in History for July 7 – US Annexes Hawaii and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1863 – The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)
1898 – President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States (More i…
“Bald Barbie” Inspired By Facebook Campaign !
In Grand Rapids, Salon Nouveau does a number of charity events to help  "Children With Hairloss" (if you'd like to donate your long hair for a good cause).
Think back to when you were  a little girl or a teenager or even an adult.  Females place so much value and importance on their hair, i…
Thousands May Lose Internet Services In July
I wouldn't have thought anything like this could have even happened but I was wrong.  When the FBI gets involved you know it's serious.  Why is it that thousands of people might lose internet service in July?  One word, HACKERS!
The problem first started when international hackers ran an advertising …
I’m No MENSA Candidate, But…
I've always joked that "I'm no MENSA candidate, but I'm not stupid, either" when talking to people.  But I gotta be honest, hearing that there are now TWO 2-year-olds in MENSA makes me wonder how stupid I really am!
Earlier this year, they welcomed Emmelyn Roettger, who was just shy of her …
Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Organ Donation On Facebook Timeline
Facebook is about connecting and sharing right?  You probably connect with your friends, family, your community and maybe even people you have never met before.  You share information about your  life, work, school, your interests. Now, today, on your timeline, if you are on Facebook you can share …
Starbucks Will “Stop It” with the Bugs
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about Starbucks and the crushed bugs being used as a red dye in some it's drinks, and got quite a reaction.  It certainly did around the country.
Starbucks had said they weren't doing anything that others weren't doing as well, but would consid…

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