February 26, 1919 - The Grand Canyon Becomes A National Park
First afforded Federal protection in 1893 as a Forest Reserve and later as a National Monument in 1908, Grand Canyon did not achieve National Park status until 1919, three years after the creation of the National Park Service in 1916,
The show is done, the orgies have finished, and the awards have been handed out. The pressing question inside each of your minds is, of course, how did Balls do in predicting the winners?
Well, dear readers, the answer will be coming soon (seewhatididthere?) but first
As you may recall, the DFO team had a homework assignment a couple of months back. On September 7, 2018, on the eve of the NFL season starting, I took over tWBS's Sexy Friday post and set up a poll which would determine which Brazilian ass was the best Brazilian
During the course of the year, I have taken to various Open Threads to teach about pivotal or interesting moments during the course of 1918, the final year of the war. The mutual goals were to keep you interested and provide reading entertainment on evenings when the sports calendar was
“When you go to history, let’s go into history. Don’t just go to your history. Let’s go to the history. Or don’t go into history at all. If you going to go back there, we can go back there. Or we can stay right here. … This is what they
So, we all slept in until the crack of noon, immediately cracked open a beer, and then scratched our asses to our hearts' content, right?
Wait seriously? Do you NOT work for a company that gives you a four day weekend this weekend?
Um, I guess the appropriate thing to say is
As I type this, México is playing Scotland in a friendly match in the Despedida for El Tri. The French would call it the Au Revoir or Bon Voyage game. It has become tradition to play a last friendly before the World Cup at home to wish the players good
This is my favourite "theme" Round that the AFL does to promote a cause or honor a group of people. In this case, it is Sir Doug Nicholls, a pioneer in advocating for Aboriginal people's rights in Australia.
I highly recommend you read this article on the man so you can
Sometimes, you just gotta go with the classics.
By the time this thread goes live, the Masters should be wrapping up, unless there's a playoff, and Wrestlemania should be three hours into its seven-hour run time. I have friends attending each, in differing states of inebriation.
Panthers at Bruins
As you well know, we at DFO strive mightily to keep you entertained and informed on current events concerning the NFL. Well Beerguyrob does anyway. The rest of us...ehh...well...hey what did you expect, you've been here this long.
BUT! Did you know we have been providing this service for longer than
This fucking masterpiece of writing:
No, I'm not talking about Oprah's bullshit book that millions of clueless housewives bought thinking they could fucking think their way to being thin and rich and beautiful. Fuck that shit.
I'm talking about an article that Don T turned me on to through the
Have you ever fought Nazis? No, probably not. What about crocodiles, lions or leopards? Probably not those either. Have you ever blown yourself up with TNT and lived to tell the tale? What about delivering over 500 babies? What about learning 19 different languages? Yup, Jean-Pierre Hallet did all of