A thought for the day: William James said, There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Matthew Arnold wrote, The free thinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
On this date in history:
In 1847, Liberia became a republic and Africa's first sovereign, black-ruled democratic nation.
In 1908, the FBI was born as the BOI (Bureau of Investigation) when a group of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Artist George Catlin, painter of American Indian scenes, in 1796
- Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw in 1856
- Swiss psychologist Carl Jung, founder of analytic ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 208th day of 2016, with 158 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.
On July 26th, 1956, Egyptian leader Gamal Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal.
A thought for the day: Phil Jackson, who coached teams to 11 NBA titles, said, Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.