FYI June 29, 2018


 
 

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On This Day

 
 
1850 – Autocephaly officially granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to the Church of Greece.

Autocephaly (/ˌɔːtəˈsɛfəli/; from Greek: αὐτοκεφαλία, meaning “property of being self-headed”) is the status of a hierarchical Christian Church whose head bishop does not report to any higher-ranking bishop (used especially in Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Independent Catholic churches).


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Born On This Day

 
 1835 – Celia Thaxter, American poet and story writer (d. 1894)
Celia Laighton Thaxter (June 29, 1835 – August 25, 1894) was an American writer of poetry and stories. For most of her life, she resided with her father on the Isles of Shoals at his Appledore Hotel.[2] How she grew up to become a writer is detailed in her early autobiography (published by St. Nicholas), and her book entitled Among the Isles of Shoals.[3] Thaxter became one of America’s favorite authors in the late 19th century. Among her best-known poems are “The Burgomaster Gull”, “Landlocked”, “Milking”, “The Great White Owl”, “The Kingfisher”, and “The Sandpiper”.[4]

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FYI

 
 

 
 
 
 
By Deanna Zandt: Why “You are loved” & “please reach out” are crappy things to post after someone has died by suicide
Content warning: discussions of suicide, depression, mood disorders and more in that vein. No graphic depictions.
 
 
 
 
By Rich Juzwiak: Susan Rogers on Engineering Prince and Her Own Path in the Music Industry
 
 
 
 
By Stef Schrader: Why Porsche Destroying The All-Time Nürburgring Lap Record By 51.58 Seconds Is Such A Big Deal
 
 
 
 
By Andrew P. Collins: Helicopters Always Make A Big Entrance But This Is Next Level
 
 
 
 
By Kristen Lee: This New York Times Story About Gated RV Communities Is Blowing My Damn Mind
 
 
 
 
By Giri Nathan: Criminal Couple’s Harrowing Attempt To Escape Convenience Store Features Unbelievable Number Of Plot Twists
 
 
 
 
By Heather Chapman: Local grocery closes, so restaurant offers fresh produce
 
 
 
 
By Heather Chapman: Documentary addresses the aging of American farmers
 
 
 
 
Grassroots Motorsports By David S. Wallens: 12 Cars That Raised the Bar for All Sports Cars
 
 
 
 
The Spaces: London has a new ‘garden building’ Peak around its Islamic courtyards, green spaces and terraces, Explore Mexico City’s fascinating house museums Once home to Frida Kahlo, Luis Barragán and Leon Trotsky and more->
 
 
 
 

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News and Sarah Kliff: A baby was treated with a nap and a bottle of formula. His parents received an $18,000 bill. An ER patient can be charged thousands of dollars in “trauma fees” — even if they weren’t treated for trauma.
 
 
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Old House Dreams: 1903 Library – Elwood, IN – $95,000
 
 
 
 
MessyNessy Cabinet of Chic Curiosities: And the Award for Most Fashionable UFO Cult Goes to…, Johnny Cash’s White Witch of Montego Bay,How Pianos Built a Forgotten Utopian Village in Queens, NY and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Colin Marshall: Glenn Gould Plays Bach on His U.S. TV Debut … After Leonard Bernstein Explains What Makes His Playing So Great (1960)

Glenn Herbert Gould[fn 1][fn 2] (/ɡuːld/; September 25, 1932 – October 4, 1982) was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century.[1] He was renowned as an interpreter of the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach. His playing was distinguished by remarkable technical proficiency and capacity to articulate the polyphonic texture of Bach’s music.

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Ideas

 
 

By Hometalk Highlights: Don’t Throw Out Your Boring Glassware Before You See These 16 Ideas
 
 
 
 

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