History

Gates & GM

Bill Gates with his early computer

For all of us who feel only the deepest love and affection for the way computers have enhanced our lives, read on..  A long while back, at a computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated,  ‘If GM had kept up with technology …

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7″ Yorkie Saved 250 U.S. Soldiers

Yorkie in Soldier's helmet

Feb 15, 2018 Nikola Budanovic Dogs have been a part of warfare since the beginning of history. What people usually envisage is a German Shepherd or some other trusty and above all sizeable canine companion – probably not a 4 pound (1.8 kg) female Yorkshire terrier! The terrier, Smoky, indeed proved …

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A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz (1922 – 2000)

Peanuts creator Charles Schultz

Creator of the “Peanuts” Gang The late Earle Nightingale, writer and publisher of inspirational and motivational newsletters, once told a story about a boy named Sparky.  For Sparky, school was all but impossible.  He failed every subject in the eighth grade.  He flunked physics in high school, getting a grade of zero. Sparky …

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