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this day in the yesteryear: Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game (1962)


Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game (1962)

Recognized as one of the National Basketball Association’s greatest players of all time, Wilt Chamberlain led the league in scoring for 7 seasons and in rebounding 11 times, was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player 4 times, and was elected to basketball’s Hall of Fame. However, he is perhaps best known for being the only player in league history to score 100 points in a single game—a feat he achieved while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors. How many total points were scored in that game? More… Discuss

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word: insouciant


insouciant

Definition: (adjective) Marked by blithe unconcern.
Synonyms: casual, nonchalant
Usage: He showed an insouciant disregard for cold weather, wearing only a T-shirt in the show. Discuss.
Definition: (adjective) Marked by blithe unconcern.
Synonyms: casual, nonchalant
Usage: He showed an insouciant disregard for cold weather, wearing only a T-shirt in the show. Discuss.

this day in the yesteryear: US President Woodrow Wilson Introduces His Fourteen Points (1918)


US President Woodrow Wilson Introduces His Fourteen Points (1918)

In 1918, Wilson presented to the US Congress his Fourteen Points as a guide for a peace settlement after World War I. He emphasized “open covenants of peace, openly arrived at,” to change the usual method of secret diplomacy practiced in Europe. Wilson’s idealistic message also laid the groundwork for the creation of the League of Nations. Opposition to the points quickly developed, however, and the subsequent treaty between Germany and the Allies sowed the seeds for what conflict? More… Discuss

gray’s anatomy Season 9 MUSIC-Tristan Prettyman – My Oh My: make music part of your life series


Tristan PrettymanMy Oh My (Lyric Version)

this pressed from Globe Health + Advisor: Pumped-up or stripped-down: Which is the best shoe for running? – The Globe and Mail


Pumped-up or stripped-down: Which is the best shoe for running? – The Globe and Mail.

Today’s Birthday: BISON DELE (1969) A BASKETBALL PLAYER


Bison Dele (1969)

Dele was a professional basketball player who disappeared at sea in 2002 and is believed to have been killed by his brother. Three years earlier, at age 30 and arguably at the peak of his career, Dele opted out of a $36 million contract and retired from the National Basketball Association. In 2002, he set sail on the South Pacific Ocean with his girlfriend, the boat’s captain, and his brother—the only one ever seen or heard from again. How did his brother draw further suspicion after his return? More… Discuss