A thought for the day: inventor and industrialist Raymond Loewy said, Between two products equal in price, function and quality, the better looking will out sell the other.
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A thought for the day: Extremes to the right and to the left of any political dispute are always wrong. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
On this date in history:
In 1701, Yale University was founded.
In 1793, following her conviction for treason, French Queen Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, was beheaded on the Place de la ...Read More
Those born on this day include:
- Lexicographer Noah Webster in 1758
- Irish author and dramatist Oscar Wilde in 1854
- British statesman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Austen Chamberlain in 1863
Today is Monday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2017 with 76 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Saturn.
On October 16th, 1869, the Cardiff Giant hoax -- an elaborate prank to prove the existence of a petrified giant in Wales -- was discovered.
A thought for the day: Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. -- Oscar Wilde