This Day in History for August 27 – Battle of Dresden and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1813 – French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a larger force of Austrians, Russians, and Prussians at the Battle of Dresden (More info) 1859 – Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Penn., leading to the world’s first commercially successful oil well (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 27 – Paul Reubens, Sarah Chalke and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Paul Reubens Age: 60 Occupation: Actor and Comedian Known For: His signature character Pee-wee Herman, roles in TV shows such as ’30 Rock’ and in films like ‘Blow,’ and maintaining a healthy sense of humor after a ridiculous 1991 arrest for indecent exposure in a porn theater
Majority of US Employees Experience Work-Related Stress
Stressed out about your job? You’re not alone. A new survey of US employees finds nearly three-quarters of them experience at least one of a variety of workplace-related worries.
Jeffrey Johnson Identified As Empire State Building Shooter
A man who shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building on Friday morning has now been identified as 53-year-old Jeffrey Johnson.
You Won’t Believe What Ranchers Who Can’t Afford Corn Are Feeding Their Cows [VIDEO]
Farmers may not be happy about the recent drought that’s plagued much of the US, but it’s been a boon for cows with a sweet tooth — because ranchers who can’t afford the high prices of corn are now feeding the animals candy instead.
Americans Waste a Whopping $165 Million Worth of Food Each Year
Want an easy way to shave $2,300 off your annual budget? Stop throwing away so much food. According to a new study, almost half of the food Americans buy every year winds up in the trash — a 50 percent increase since the 1970s.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 22 – Tori Amos, Kristen Wiig and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Tori Amos Age: 49 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician Known For: Selling more than 12 million albums worldwide, songs such as ‘Cornflake Girl,’ ‘God’ and ‘A Sorta Fairytale,’ her bright red hair, and being one of the few alternative artists to use a piano as her primary instrument
This Day in History for August 22 – Red Cross Is Founded and More
565 – St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland (More info) 1848 – The United States annexes New Mexico (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 21 – Kim Cattrall, Hayden Panettiere and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Kim Cattrall Age: 56 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her roles in the films ‘Police Academy, ‘Mannequin’ and ‘Porky’s,’ and playing lusty Samantha Jones in the ‘Sex and the City’ television and movie franchises
This Day in History for August 21 – Hawaii Becomes a State and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1831 – Nat Turner leads black slaves in a rebellion (More info) 1858 – The famous debates between Sen. Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln begin (More info)