The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first published. The average price of the 12 initial stocks was 40.94. #1-General Electric The only company still in existence and trading under original name. #2-American Cotton Oil Company, now part of Unilever. #3-American Sugar Company, now Amstar Holdings. #4-American Tobacco Company, Broken Up. #5-Chicago Gas Company, now part of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. #6-Distilling & Cattle Feeding Company, now part of Lyondell Chemical Company. #7-Laclede Gas Light Company, still in operation as The Laclede Group. #8-National Lead Company, now NL Industries. #9-North American Company, Broken Up. #10-Tennessee Coal part of U.S. Steel. #11.U.S. Leather Company Gone. #12-United States Rubber Company part of Michelin.
PUBLIC HOUSING BUILDING PROGRAM
May 26, 1948 - United States
1948 U.S.A. Public Housing Building Program 26th May 1948 : A major bill is before congress to provide additional Public Housing from federal funding , currently there are major problems and many of the homes built to put a roof over the head of poorer families are being rented to affluent single bachelors. So many of these projects that were designed to help the most needy are now in the hands of some of those who are in the high income bracket of $4,000 to $6,000 per year and a full reform is needed including the administration of these projects.
Rules for Happiness
by Immanuel Kant
"...Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for...."
All of us have a God in us
by Earth Day, Kenya
"...All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet. It must be this voice that is telling me to do something, and I am sure it'as the same voice that is speaking to everybody on this planet at least everybody who seems to be concerned about the fate of the world, the fate of this planet. Wangari Maathai-Noble Peace prize winner, Deputy Minister of Environment, founder Green Belt movement in Kenya...."
about Stolen On New Year's
More vehicles are stolen on New Year's Day than any other holiday throughout the year. (So does that mean thieves are having their last fling before changing their ways or are they trying for a big score to start the New Year?)
Harvard Medical School
about Eyesight Myth and Fact
Myth: Staring at a computer screen all day is harmful to the eyes.
Fact: Spending the day staring at a screen can tire or strain your eyes, but it will not hurt them. Make sure lighting doesn't create a glare on your screen. When spending long periods at your keyboard, take a break now and then to rest your eyes to reduce fatigue. Also, don't forget to blink. Your eyes need to stay lubricated to feel comfortable.
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Imagine this scenario. You are sitting in your favorite sit-down restaurant, celebrating a birthday, promotion, or a Spelling Bee victory. A few minutes later, a server appears outside the kitchen, and begins walking towards your table.