Richmond, VA was once the capital of the Confederacy. And in 1989, 124 years later, the Richmond Board of Supervisors was primarily African-American. http://www.vahistorical.org/collections-and-resources/virginia-history-explorer/american-turning-point-civil-war-virginia-1/wh-1 https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/488/469/case.html AdvertisementsRead more "Fun fact 10/05/2017"
General Motors (GM) has pledged to sell 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-02/gm-pledges-electric-future-with-20-all-electric-models-by-2023Read more "Fun fact 10/03/2017"
A monospaced font, also called a fixed-pitch, fixed-width, or non-proportional font, is a font whose letters and characters each occupy the same amount of horizontal space. Monospaced fonts are customary on typewriters. The Typographic Desk Reference, Rosendorf, Theodore. New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press. p. 12. (2009).Read more "Fun fact 10/01/2017"
Chevron, Exxon Mobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Conoco Phillips, Peabody Energy, CONSOL Energy and Arch Coal – these eight companies’ products are responsible for nearly 15% of industrial carbon emissions since 1850. http://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2016/10/climate-accountability-scorecard-full-report.pdfRead more "Fun fact 09/28/2017"
FRACAS. Pronounced Frayk-Us. A noisy disturbance or quarrel. Used in context: In 1993, petitioner, Old Chief, was arrested after a fracas involving at least one gunshot. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fracas Old Chief v. United States, 519 U.S. 172, 174 (1997).Read more "Fun fact 09/27/2017"
Saudi Arabia announced today that women are now allowed to drive, ending a longstanding policy!!!! https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/26/world/middleeast/saudi-arabia-women-drive.htmlRead more "Fun fact 09/26/2017"
In 2016, the Grand Canyon National Park had over 6 million visitors! In 1980, there were 2.3 million visitors. https://e360.yale.edu/features/greenlock-a-visitor-crush-is-overwhelming-americas-national-parksRead more "Fun fact 09/25/2017"