On This Day In 1895: First Commercial Movie Screened


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 The world’s first commercial movie screening takes place at the Grand Cafe in Paris. The film was made by Louis and Auguste Lumiere, two French brothers who developed a camera-projector called the Cinematographe. The Lumiere brothers unveiled their invention to the public in March 1895 with a brief film showing workers leaving the Lumiere factory. On December 28, the entrepreneurial siblings screened a series of short scenes from everyday French life and charged admission for the first time. Read more


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Boy, he sure showed us.

 

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Point/Counterpoint: Navy SEALs


The following is a point/counterpoint opinion article discussing the intense debate over the seals.

The United States Navy SEALs are the world’s premier fighting force. Nay, we are the most efficient operators the world has ever known. Read more