Today in History – May 13

Today in History – May 13 On May 13, 1864, a Confederate prisoner of war was buried on the grounds of Arlington House, now Arlington National Cemetery.  He was the first soldier buried there.  Continue reading. On May 13, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt delivered the opening address, “Conservation as a National Duty,” at the Governors’…
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Die Hard – May 13, 2021

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 13, 2021 is Die Hard. Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza. It stars Bruce Willis (pictured), Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, and Bonnie Bedelia. Based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever…
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Today in History – May 12

Today in History – May 12 On May 12, 1850, Republican statesman and noted historian Henry Cabot Lodge was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Continue reading. On Tuesday, May 12, 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt paid an official visit to San Francisco. Continue reading. Click here to search Today in History for other historic moments. Read more on…
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Japan’s Rikunabi Scandal Shows The Dangers of Privacy Law Loopholes

Technology users around the world are increasingly concerned, and rightly so, about protecting their data. But many are unaware of exactly how their data is being collected and would be shocked to learn of the scope and implications of mass consumer data collection by technology companies. For example, many vendors use tracking technologies including cookies—a…
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Boeing 747 – May 12, 2021

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 12, 2021 is Boeing 747. The Boeing 747 is a large, long-range, wide-body airliner and cargo aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States. On September 30, 1968, the first 747 was rolled out of the custom-built Everett Plant, the largest building in the world by volume.…
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