1. Winston Churchill failed the sixth grade. He was defeated in every public office role he ran for. Then he became the British prime minister at the age of 62.
2. Thomas Edison’s teachers told him he was “too stupid to learn anything.” Edison also famously invented 1,000 light bulbs…
Pretty incredible.. Never look at failure as a missed opportunity, but rather the start of the beginning of a new one.
Philadelphia is opening the first-ever Pizza museum.
Therefore, we nominate the pizza above to be in the hall of fame — taken in Houston by LIFE’s Joe Scherschel. Every party should have a ten foot pizza involved, right? Right.
It’s never too late to start your education. Head to http://www.cccnj.edu/futureStudents/gettingStarted/ for more information on how to get started.
Let’s all open our minds…
On this day in LIFE Magazine — July 28, 1961: Brigitte Bardot
Despite losing both his legs in a freak hiking accident, Warren Macdonald kept climbing mountains… including Kilimanjaro, seen here.