Whose Birthday Is It? December 13, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 13, 2018

Emily Carr (1871) Now considered an icon of Canadian art, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until later in life. She primarily painted indigenous-themed or landscape scenes, and she was relatively unknown until her work was featured […]

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Quote of the Day: December 13, 2018

Quote of the Day: December 13, 2018

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC)  

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Word of the Day: December 13, 2018

Word of the Day: December 13, 2018

intoxication Definition: (noun) A temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol. Synonyms: drunkenness, inebriety, insobriety, tipsiness Usage: Kevin drank beer after beer, heedless of the hangover that would undoubtedly follow his intoxication. Discuss.  

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Whose Birthday Is It? December 12, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 12, 2018

Helen Frankenthaler (1928) A member of abstract expressionism’s second generation, Frankenthaler was greatly influenced by Jackson Pollock. Inspired by his way of working on a canvas laid on the floor rather than mounted upright, Frankenthaler developed a technique for staining […]

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Quote of the Day: December 12, 2018

Quote of the Day: December 12, 2018

Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love. William Shakespeare (1564-1616)  

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Word of the Day: December 12, 2018

Word of the Day: December 12, 2018

unbridled Definition: (adjective) Not restrained or controlled. Synonyms: unchecked, uncurbed, ungoverned Usage: My own spirits were high, and I bounded along with feelings of unbridled joy and hilarity. Discuss.  

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New York City Football Club/MLS

NYCFC Acquires Midfielder

New York City FC Acquires Midfielder Tony Rocha  New York City FC has acquired midfielder Tony Rocha from Orlando City SC in exchange for the Club’s fourth round draft pick in the 2019 MLS Draft. Rocha joins NYCFC after spending […]

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National Lacrosse League Expands To New York

National Lacrosse League Expands To New York

NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE WELCOMES 13TH FRANCHISE GF Sports awarded an expansion team in New York  The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced expansion into the New York market under the ownership of live […]

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Winter Meetings Day 2: Managers Are Optimistic

Winter Meetings Day 2: Managers Are Optimistic

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor LAS VEGAS- As of Tuesday evening there was no change. Noah Syndergaard was still a NY Met and J.T. Realmuto remained a Miami Marlin though sources say the Mets are still front runners in obtaining […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? December 11, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 11, 2018

Max Born (1882) A prominent German physicist, Born taught theoretical physics at the University of Göttingen from 1921 to 1933, until Nazi policies forced him—a person of Jewish descent—to flee to England, where he continued to teach at the university […]

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Quote of the Day: December 11, 2018

Quote of the Day: December 11, 2018

“My country, right or wrong,” is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, “My mother, drunk or sober.” Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)  

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Word of the Day: December 11, 2018

Word of the Day: December 11, 2018

oscillate Definition: (verb) Be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action. Synonyms: hover, vacillate, vibrate Usage: He continues to oscillate between accepting the prestigious promotion and retiring. Discuss.  

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“The Boss” Deserved Induction

“The Boss” Deserved Induction

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Las Vegas-  The Baseball Winter Meetings are supposed to begin with more rumors and speculation but Sunday night as executives of teams assembled at the Mandalay Bay Casino on the strip the talk again was […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? December 10, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 10, 2018

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787) A promising student with varied interests, Gallaudet earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale, after which he attended seminary and became a preacher. However, upon meeting 9-year-old Alice Cogswell, the deaf daughter of a neighbor, […]

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Quote of the Day: December 10, 2018

Quote of the Day: December 10, 2018

Academy: A modern school where football is taught. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)  

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