13 years after and each one of us remembers the hurt that was caused to the nation on September 11, 2001. Till this day, I still remember everything. I remember how old I was (13, Freshman Year of High School), where I was when I heard the news (Homeroom), and how I spent the rest of my day (with family and friends). I remember that many, brave, men and women stepped up and did their part to put our nation back together. To all of those we lost, you are gone but NEVER forgotten.For more information regarding 9/11 or the 9/11 Memorial Museum visit: http://www.911memorial.org/
It's always good to see a fad/craze/trend help raise funds and awareness for a cause.The newest internet mania is the ALS Ice Bucket Challange - and I am 93.7% sure all of you have heard of it.What is ALS?According to alsa.org, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. ...... More
It just so happens that Relaxation Day falls on a Friday, 08/15, this year. How perfect is that?Now, I am sure I don't have to explain what Relaxation Day is all about, but I will.Basically, it is a day of nothing. A stressless day filled with all your favorite soothing thing.Here are some suggestions on how you should spend your day!1. Doing nothing! (DUH) That means not lifting a finger for any reason but to eat.2. Can you say Spa? Go all out! Massage, facial, manicure, and pedicure.3. Sleep. What is more relaxing than dreamland?4. Cinema. Whether it's going to the theaters or staying in and watching your ...... More
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the initiation of the first World War, July 28th 1914.For those that have forgotten and would like to brush up on a little history I have compiled a list of Facts regarding World War I:Due to the response from Serbia, regarding the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinan, Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia.It only took a week for 5 of the major European powers to join the war started by Austro-Hungarian Empire and Serbia.30 countries were involved in the Great War.Dogs and Pigeons were used as message carriers.The Great war helped with the invention of a lot of ...... More
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Dark Knight. So, it is OFFICIALLY Batman Day!For this momentous occasion DC Comics will be releasing a special edition of Detective Comic #27 as well as 75th anniversary cape and 4 Batman masks!For more information check out: DCComics.comPhoto courtesy of FlickrSpecial thanks to: Do-Hyun Kim
Camels mean it's Wednesday!What's so good about Wednesday?It's a day for Pink, 2 days till Friday and... umm... yeah that's all I have.Happy Wednesday!
"Education is the most POWERFUL weapon which you can use to change the world"~Nelson MandelaNelson Mandela was a South African activist, born July 18, 1918 as part of the Thembu tribe's royal family. Mandela was the first of his family to receive an academic education. He fled his hometown to evade an arranged marriage. In the city of Johannesburg is where he learned how strong racism is in South Africa.He went on to earn a bachelor's degree from the University of Fort Hare and studied law at the University of Witwatersrand. It was in the University of Witwatersrand that he got involved in the movement against ...... More
1. Self-expression.I'm sure everyone has heard the expression"Wear their heart on their sleeves", well here at Wristband Nation we want youto wear your mind on your sleeve. We love it when our customers expressthemselves through us. Every individual has something to say and if we can makeyour voice heard than we are proud to do our jobs. 2. Publicity.Wristbands are a great way to get yourbusiness noticed. They are a sure fire way of getting your name out there. Witha wristband your customers serve as the best form of advertising. Wristbandsare the "word of mouth 2.0". What is better than a ...... More
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