On July 9, 2000, Venus Williams wins at Wimbledon for the first time. Her victory over defending champion, Lindsay Davenport, made Williams the first black female Wimbledon champion since Althea Gibson won back-to-back titles in 1957 and 1958. Overcoming a tough childhood in ...
On July 9, 1762, the wife of Russia’s new emperor, Peter III, rallies the army regiments of St. Petersburg against her husband and is proclaimed Empress Catherine II, the sole ruler of Russia. More commonly known as Catherine the Great, she would stay on the throne for the next 34 years, ...
A Comparative Look At Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime Instant Video, and Sling TV I currently have my Hulu Plus subscription on hold, and I’m thankful they let me do that, because I can pay the $12 a month for a no commercial plan and just pause the subscription when I’m actively using my ... Read More
In the old days I used Microsoft Word documents and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to do virtually everything on the computer. There were some drawbacks sure, like if I didn’t hit “save” every 15 minutes I ran the risk of the program locking up and crashing along with the last 15 minutes (or longer if I ... Read More
I am writing this article today while tethered to my LG V10 cell phone for internet because once again the service that I pay $95 a month for to Verizon Fios is mysteriously down due to equipment failure. The truly sad thing is that my phone tether connection is giving me a more stable and ... Read More
When you sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime there’s an offer for a $5.99 credit towards your first Prime Pantry order. I’ve been impressed with my Subscribe & Save service in the past, so I though I would give it a try. I was a little worried about how a big giant ... Read More
There are a couple of repeat delivery services that pet owners can sign up for online, but this one went out of its way to get my attention it seemed. Originally I signed up for the Petco repeat delivery service because they offer a $30 e-gift card with new signups so I figured I had ... Read More
I’ve been a customer of the Amazon Subscribe & Save service about a year now. For those who don’t know how it works you place your debit or credit card on file, select items you want delivered to you every month and Amazon will auto bill the items you selected and deliver them on or ... Read More