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                                                      tap tap tappity away! 😉

A Little Thought From Me to You….

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“LOVE IT!” At first you might think it is a little rude but it isn’t! In other words, don’t worry about what small, petty people think about what you do or how you act. They ain’t worth your time!

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Wil Wheaton is right: Stop expecting artists to work for free — or worse, for “exposure”

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Post by @wiccanlez.

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Woot! NaNo Badges

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The Crack

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Source: EarthSky   Release Date: Nov 02, 2015
Not a danger to humans … just a cool example of nature’s power. The Crack, as locals call it, is now hundreds of yards (meters) long and still growing.
The Crack in Wyoming. Photo by Randy Becker of Casper.
The Crack in Wyoming. Photo by Randy Becker of Casper
A giant crack has opened up in the ground near Lysite in central Wyoming, caused by gravity and a rainy spring.
Locals just call it The Crack. It started to open at the end of September, 2015 and is still going. Now it’s at least 100 feet (30 meters) deep in some places. Employees of SNS Outfitter & Guides on Facebook were the first to find The Crack and post photos of it at their Facebook page. In an update on October 26, 2015, they said:
    Since so many people have commented and asked questions, we wanted to post an update with a little more information. An engineer from Riverton, Wyoming came out to shed a little light on this giant crack in the Earth. Apparently, a wet spring lubricated across a cap rock. Then, a small spring on either side caused the bottom to slide out. He estimated 15 to 20 million yards of movement. By range finder, an estimate is 750 yards [685 meters] long and about 50 yards [45 meters] wide.
The Crack is on state-owned land in the middle of a private cattle ranch. It poses no danger to humans, geologists say. Wyoming state geologist Tom Drean told USAToday that slides like this happen regularly in Wyoming, although they’re usually smaller. He pointed out the state has a long history of unique geography, from the Grand Tetons to Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful geyser. He said:
    It certainly shows the power of the Earth.
    Wyoming is a geologic wonderland, and this is just an example of that wonderland.
The Crack, via SNS Outfitters & Guides
The Crack, via SNS Outfitters & Guides
thank you, Skeen! 😉 

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Calendar day; November 3, 2015

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Tuesday, the 3rd of November, 2015 is the 307th day in 2015 and in the 45th calendar week.
General Events:
Culture Day 2015
November 3, 2015 in Japan
Culture Day takes place on November 03, 2015. Culture Dayis a national holiday held annually in Japan for the purpose of promoting culture, the arts, and academic endeavour. Festivities typically include art exhibitions, parades, and award ceremonies for distinguished artists and scholars. As Culture Day exists to promote the arts and various fields of academic endeavor, local and prefectural governments typically choose this day to hold art exhibits, culture festivals, and parades. For example, Hakone in Kanagawa Prefecture holds the annual Feudal Lord’s Parade to exhibit Edo Period clothing and costumes. It is common for universities to present new research and projects on Culture Day. Primary and secondary schools often have a “culture festival” on or near this day. Since 1936, the award ceremony for the prestigious Order of Culture has been held on this day. Culture Day is statistically one of the clearest days of the year. Between 1965 and 1996, there have only been three years with rain occurring in Tokyo on Culture Day.
Where is Culture Day?
Nationwide Japan
International Housewife Day
November 3, 2015 in the World
International Housewife Day is celebrated on November3 in honor of the Housewife.
 Housewife Day recognizes the importance of stay at home wives and moms. Also referred to as “Retro” Housewife Day. These wonderful, caring creatures, build and enrich strong family environments. They help to instill family values and good character.
Housewife is an old term. It hails back to the days when one income could support the family in a manner of comfort. It was also a time when women did not have equal rights. While these days are long gone, women views of working or staying at home, fall on both sides of the fence. The decision to be a “housewife”, or stay at home mom, is still preferred by many. Unfortunately, income needs often necessitate going to work.
Today, we celebrate and thank all of the ladies who choose to stay home and tend to the house and family! 
Where is the event?
Worldwide
Election Day in the United States
November 3, 2015 in the USA
Election Day in the United States is celebrated on November 03, 2015. Election Day in the United States is the day set by law for the general elections of public officials. It occurs on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, which is usually also the first Tuesday in November. The earliest possible date is November 2 and the latest possible date is November 8. For federal offices (President, Vice President, and United States Congress), Election Day occurs only in even-numbered years.
Presidential elections are held every four years, in years divisible by four, in which electors for President and Vice President are chosen according to the method determined by each state. Elections to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate are held every two years; all Representatives serve two-year terms and are up for election every two years, while Senators serve six-year terms, staggered so that one-third of Senators are elected in any given general election.
General elections in which presidential candidates are not on the ballot are referred to as midterm elections. Many state and local government offices are also elected on Election Day as a matter of convenience and cost saving, although a handful of states hold elections for state offices (such as governor) during odd-numbered “off years”, or during other even-numbered “midterm years”.
Election Day is a civic holiday in some states, including Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and the territory of Puerto Rico. Some other states require that workers be permitted to take time off from employment without loss of pay.
Where is Election Day in the United States?
Nationwide USA
Historical Events on 3rd November:
644 – Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina
1493 – Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica
1534 – English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII becomes Head of Church of England
1716 – Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Tsar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I’s Polish kingdom
1783 – John Austin, a highwayman, is the last to be publicly hanged at London’s Tyburn gallows
1820 – Cuenca Ecuador declares independence
1838 – The Times of India, the world’s largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce
1883 – US Supreme Court decides Native Americans can’t be Americans
1903 – Colombia grants independence to Panama
1911 – Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T
1918 – Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
1918 – Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
1928 – Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet
1930 – First vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens
1931 – First commercially produced synthetic rubber manufactured
1946 – Emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution
1955 – First virus crystallized (announced)
1978 – Dominica gains independence from UK & adopts constitution
1984 – 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India

 

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