Archive for June 11th, 2020

Dr. Kathy Sullivan

First woman to walk in space is also the first female
to go to the deepest point of the ocean.

By Tom Deignan Last year, National Geographic magazine highlighted this peculiar fact about our planet: “According to even the most generous estimates, more than 80 percent of the world’s oceans are totally unmapped. The average ocean depth is nearly two and a half miles, and oceans cover 70 percent of the planet. Do the mathRead more..

Bloomsday Lock-in

Bloomsday is an annual celebration that takes place around the world. It celebrates Thursday 16 June 1904, which is the day depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. The day is named after Leopold Bloom, the central character in Ulysses. Bloomsday in Brooklyn the annual literary pub crawl featuring readings from James Joyce will this yearRead more..