HOME Submit Article

CATEGORIES

TODAY IN HISTORY

    VICTROLA
    August 22, 1906 - New Jersey, USA

    The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey, began to manufacture the Victrola record player. The hand cranked unit, with horn cabinet, sold for $200. Unlike previous phonographs, which were toy-like turntables with a large speaker horn to amplify the sound, this was housed in an elegant wood cabinet in several contemporary (for the time) furniture styles. The speaker horn and turntable mechanism were totally concealed, and there were convenient storage compartments for records thus transforming the phonograph into a popular household item, and setting the pattern of wood cabinetry enclosures later imitated by radios and television sets well into the 1950s.

    NUCLEAR REACTOR
    August 22, 1950 - Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    The pile achieved criticality in the Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor (BGRR), the world's first nuclear reactor dedicated to the peaceful applications of atomic energy. It was patterned after a successful reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The improved reactor design of the BGRR added facilities to accommodate research in medicine, biology, chemistry, physics and nuclear engineering. The reactor pile consisted of a 700-ton, 25-foot cube of graphite fueled by uranium, enclosed in a steel-lined, high-density, five-foot-thick concrete shield. A total of 1,369 fuel channels were available with roughly half in use at any given time. Reactor power was controlled by insertion and removal of boron steel control rods.

MEMBER LOGIN

RANDOM QUOTES

  • On Music
    by William Shakespeare

    "...The man that hath no music in himself Nor is not move'd with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons , strategems, and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus: Let no such man be trusted...."
  • What is a Friend
    by Aristotle

    "...“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”..."

RANDOM FACTS

  • The White House
    about Valerie Jarrett

    The White House has been on the defensive recently over its claim, repeated numerous times over the years, that under President Barack Obama’s health care law, if you like your health plan, you can keep it. White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett tweeted that "nothing in Obamacare forces people out of their health plans." We checked to see if that's right. The Earth is the only place
    about Earth Day

    The Earth is the only place in the entire Universe where we know that life exists. But that won’t be true forever. To us, our Earth seems huge, solid, tailor-made for us, and permanent. But that is just one perspective, born of living on its surface. From a different perspective, none of those things is true. Seen from space, it looks much less unbreakable. Seen from deep space, it shrinks to nothing more than a dot, barely visible in the reflected light of the Sun. From another star, even seeing our planet at all would be a colossal task. We are, after a monumental effort spanning decades, only just now finding other planets orbiting other stars. Are any like Earth? Almost certainly, and in fact there may be billions of planets like ours orbiting alien stars. But while they are like ours, they aren’t ours. As with any individual, our world is unique, and precious, and wonderful. Let’s keep it that way.

Article Submission :

Choose Your Color :

All forms must be filled out correctly. We suggest reading the tool tips on the right of each field.

Fields marked with a * are required.

Article Submission Has Moved!

We are sorry but our articles submissions section has moved. Click the link below to visit our new article submission process.

We only except pet and animal related sites and articles into our submission process.

CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE SUBMISSION !!!

Featured Link Listings (random) :

A random section of our Featured link listings :
Website preview thumbnail for : Citizens Bank
Open a Citizens Bank account and discover convenient online banking features and the personal finance options that you deserve. Choose a checking account or high interest savings account that fits ...
http://www.citizensbank.com
Website preview thumbnail for : Branded Basics
A leader of Urban Connection provide Mens Tall Tees Shirts, Tall T-Shirts, Hip Hop Tshirts, Urban Tees, Tall Tshirts, Long T-Shirts, Long tees, Polo Shirt in USA from Brandedbasics.
http://www.brandedbasics.com
Website preview thumbnail for : Aalsmeer Web Dir
Worldwide business listings web directory Website submissions human reviewed business web index company directory with directory search.
http://aalsmeerwebdirectory.com
Website preview thumbnail for : Dental Specialists
Drs. Richards and Miller care for a pediatric dental practice dedicated to providing dental care, education and community service to Lake County and surrounding areas.
http://www.homeofmolar.com

Video Listings :

A selction of listings chosen randomly that contain embedded videos.

Featured Article Listings (random) :

A random section of our Featured Article listings :
In this highly competitive market, people are looking out for effective ways to improve their businesses.
Just a line to say I'm living, That I'm not among the dead Though I'm getting more forgetful And more mixed up in the head.
Search engine is the term with which we are accustomed with very much. But the web directory is not that same. The web directories are older than search engines according to the time of their invention.
No matter what else you are doing from cradle days through to the end, You're writing your Life's secret story, Each night sees another page penned.

Title for tab4 content :

What to you want here?