Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)

The Second Treaty of Thorn ended the Thirteen Years’ War today (1466). Also, Cornwallis formally surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown (1781), John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789), Max Planck discovered black body emission (1900), the Polytechnic University of the Philippines was founded (1904), Dallas Love Field opened (1917), researchers at Rutgers University isolated streptomycin (1943), Iran became the first nation to accept technical assistance from the U.S. under President Harry Truman’s Point Four Program (1950), Herbert Tichy, Joseph JΓΆchler and Sherpa Pasang Dawa Lama reached the summit of Cho Oyu (1954), the Scotch-Club in Aachen, Germany became the first discothΓ¨que (1959), President Richard Nixon rejected a federal appeals court order to turn over the Watergate tapes (1973), the U.S. Navy attacked two Iranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf (1987), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales quashed the convictions of the Guildford Four after they had spent 15 years in prison (1989), and Care International aid worker Margaret Hassan was kidnapped in Iraq (2004). And Hurricane Wilma became the most intense Atlantic storm on record with a pressure of 882mb (2005).


The Janitor Professor of Astrology reviewed binders full of stars while researching this week’s Bippiescopes….

Libra: Don’t probe too deeply into binders this weekend. Pick one at random.

Scorpio: Consider a short trip this weekend. The office store may have binders.

Sagittarius: Stimulate your mind this weekend. Sort through your binders.

Capricorn: Communication is important this weekend. Share your binders.

Aquarius: Don’t fear failure this weekend. Success is in your binders.

Pisces: Important thoughts will come this weekend. Write them in your binders.

Aries: Beware of unreliable information this weekend. Double-check those binders.

Taurus: Don’t be manipulated this weekend. Rely on your own binders.

Gemini: People may start arguments this weekend. Refer them to your binders.

Cancer: Your words will be powerful this weekend. Save them in your binders.

Leo: Answers may seem vague this weekend. Clarify them with your binders.

Virgo: Your wit will delight others this weekend. Use jokes from your binders.


Good morning! ::hugggggs::