Author: Crystal Dalene

  • Apple Will Scan Photos and Texts in All Phones

    Apple Will Scan Photos and Texts in All Phones

    NPR News tells about how “Apple Will Scan U.S. iPhones For Images Of Child Sexual Abuse“. Basically, Apple announced that by next year they will use a program to scan all the iPhones in the United States. The program will search the user’s photos for child pornography or child sexual abuse. If it finds a […]

  • Beware of the Sumo Wrestler At The Olympics

    Beware of the Sumo Wrestler At The Olympics

    Humans are not the only mammal to run from a sumo wrestler. Horses seem to not like them either. MSNBC tells about “Sumo scare? Olympic riders say horses might be spooked by statue“. As per tradition, the designers decorated the Olympic horse jumping course. Next to each jump, they put some representation of Japan. They […]

  • Birth of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

    Birth of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

    On August 4, 1900, the future Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and his wife welcomed a little baby girl. This little baby would one day be known as the Queen Mother. They gave her the name Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon. Lady Elizabeth started her education young and at home. By age 10, she could speak […]

  • Knitting: Things To Do at the Olympics

    Knitting: Things To Do at the Olympics

    Fox News tells about “Great Britain’s Tom Daley knits on the sidelines of the Tokyo Olympics“. While in the stands cheering on teammates Tom Daley enjoyed knitting. A diver for the Great Britain team, Tom Daley won gold this year for synchronized diving with partner Matty Lee. Tom Daley used his downtime wisely and creatively. […]

  • Death of the Popular President Harding

    Death of the Popular President Harding

    On August 2, 1923, the popular 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding died. Born in 1865, in Marion, Ohio, President Harding started out as a newspaper publisher. He also served as a trustee for a church board and organized a band. With a great speaking voice and willingness to follow the party […]

  • The Hidden Door – Trouble or Jealousy

    The Hidden Door – Trouble or Jealousy

    Before I could stop gaping at Caden, he practically dragged me into the dining room and led me to my seat. Then he started talking with Hunter about hiking trails for the students. I took the time to ponder what he might mean by that question. Finally, dinner started and after dinner, he disappeared without […]

  • White House Threatens More Lockdowns

    White House Threatens More Lockdowns

    The Daily Wire reports that the “Biden Administration Signals It Is Willing To Return To Lockdowns, School Closures If Recommended By CDC“. In a White House Press Briefing on Thursday, July 29, Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre indicated the willingness of the President to mandate more lockdowns, including in schools. In the year 2020 […]

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Eye for an Eye Order

    Abraham Lincoln’s Eye for an Eye Order

    On July 30, 1863, Abraham Lincoln goes Old Testament in an order titled “Eye for an Eye”. In the Old Testament of the Bible, we find the phrase eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth. Basically, this phrase means whatever someone does to someone, they should receive the same. For example, if a bully […]

  • Sports Clothes Requirements – Good or Bad?

    Sports Clothes Requirements – Good or Bad?

    CNN News gives us the opinion on “Elite male athletes play in shorts and tank tops, women basically in bikinis“. The article talks about the sports clothes requirements. Men’s sports tend to allow more comfortable and covering clothes. Though women have to wear more revealing clothes. Though it does not mention it, the article refers […]

  • Betty Lou Oliver: The Lucky “Elevator Girl”

    Betty Lou Oliver: The Lucky “Elevator Girl”

    On July 28, 1945, fog enveloped New York City. A B-25 Bomber attempts to land at LaGuardia Field but became lost in the fog. Instead, he rammed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building, killing the three in the plane and eleven more in the building. Miraculously, the “elevator girl”, Betty Lou Oliver […]