One hundred years ago today, a Canadian soldier adopted a black bear cub and named it after his adopted hometown of Winnipeg, and forever launched the saga of Winnie the Pooh.

One hundred years ago today, a Canadian soldier adopted a black bear cub and named it after his adopted hometown of Winnipeg, and forever launched the saga of Winnie the Pooh.

RIP Robin Williams, 1951-2014.

RIP Robin Williams, 1951-2014.

The XX Commonwealth Games are being held in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23rd to August 3rd, 2014.

The XX Commonwealth Games are being held in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23rd to August 3rd, 2014.

Deutschland, Deutschland über alles.2014 FIFA World Cup Champions.

Deutschland, Deutschland über alles.
2014 FIFA World Cup Champions.

Great Odin’s Raven!The movie Anchorman first premiered 10 years ago today on July 9th, 2004.

Great Odin’s Raven!

The movie Anchorman first premiered 10 years ago today on July 9th, 2004.

San Antonio Spurs, 2013-2014 NBA champions.

San Antonio Spurs, 2013-2014 NBA champions.

Los Angeles Kings, 2013-2014 Stanley Cup champions.

Los Angeles Kings, 2013-2014 Stanley Cup champions.

I ain’t afraid of no ghost.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie Ghostbusters, which was released on June 8th, 1984.

I ain’t afraid of no ghost.

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie Ghostbusters, which was released on June 8th, 1984.

“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The  hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world." 
-Dwight D. Eisenhower, June 2nd, 1944

You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The  hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world."

-Dwight D. Eisenhower, June 2nd, 1944

Tiananmen Square, June 5th, 1989.

Tiananmen Square, June 5th, 1989.

It was 77 years ago today that on a warm summer’s eve, I, Morgan Freeman, left the warm comfort of my mother’s womb and entered this vast and troubled world.
Now you are reading this in my voice.  Or am I reading it in yours, perhaps?  Oh dear, we seem to be in quite the kerfuffle…

It was 77 years ago today that on a warm summer’s eve, I, Morgan Freeman, left the warm comfort of my mother’s womb and entered this vast and troubled world.

Now you are reading this in my voice.  Or am I reading it in yours, perhaps?  Oh dear, we seem to be in quite the kerfuffle…

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."
-Maya Angelou, (April 4th, 1928- May 28th, 2014)

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."

-Maya Angelou, (April 4th, 1928- May 28th, 2014)

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the invention of the Rubik’s Cube.

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the invention of the Rubik’s Cube.

RIP Farley Mowat, May 12, 1921 – May 6, 2014.

RIP Farley Mowat, May 12, 1921 – May 6, 2014.

Answer: This trivia game show is celebrating its 50th anniversary today, after first airing on March 30th, 1964.
Question: What is Jeopardy?

Answer: This trivia game show is celebrating its 50th anniversary today, after first airing on March 30th, 1964.

Question: What is Jeopardy?