On July 29, 1895 Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, founder of the New Era Women's Club of Boston, organized the first National Conference of Colored Women. Two years later the National Association of Colored Women was formed with Mary Church Terrell as its first president and Ruffin as editor of its newspaper. Click through for the text of Ruffin's welcome speech at the 1895 event. #TodayInBlackHistory
1. YouTube Video to brush up Particle Physics.: A Crash Course In Particle Physics (2 of 2) Good explanation of strong, weak forces, etc. and particles like the Higgs-Boson particle. Very clear, but a tad slow. Recommend multi-tasking to this video.
When Richard Feynman won the Nobel Prize in 1965, CERN director Victor Weisskopf worried that he would be driven out of physics and into administration. He goaded Feynman into signing a wager before witnesses: Mr. FEYNMAN will pay the sum of TEN DOLLARS to Mr. WEISSKOPF if at any time during the next TEN YEARS (i.e. before the THIRTY FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER of the YEAR ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE), the said MR. FEYNMAN has held a ‘responsible position.’