January-7

The Forest Full Movie (2016)
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When her twin sister disappears in Japan, a young American named Sara (Natalie Dormer) becomes determined to find out what happened to her. Sara’s investigation leads her to the legendary Aokigahara Forest, located at the base of Mount Fuji. Accompanied by expatriate Aiden, she enters the mysterious wilderness after being warned to “stay on the path.” Her investigation plunges her into a dark world where the angry and tormented souls of the dead prey on those who dare to explore the forest.

  • Initial release: January 7, 2016 (Singapore)
  • Director: Jason Zada
  • Running time: 1h 35m
  • Box office: 29.1 million USD
  • Genres: Horror, Thriller

The Forest (2016) Full Movie 
WATCH Now ►► Stream Movie Online

When her twin sister disappears in Japan, a young American named Sara (Natalie Dormer) becomes determined to find out what happened to her. Sara’s investigation leads her to the legendary Aokigahara Forest, located at the base of Mount Fuji. Accompanied by expatriate Aiden, she enters the mysterious wilderness after being warned to “stay on the path.” Her investigation plunges her into a dark world where the angry and tormented souls of the dead prey on those who dare to explore the forest.


  • Initial release: January 7, 2016 (Singapore)
  • Director: Jason Zada
  • Running time: 1h 35m
  • Box office: 29.1 million USD
  • Genres: Horror, Thriller

January 7, 1891: Writer Zora Neale Hurston Is Born

On this day in 1891, Zora Neale Hurston was born in Eatonville, Florida. Hurston was known for her novels and collections of folklore; her best-known work is Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937). The story sensitively portrays a young African American woman’s realization of her identity and independence.

For more on Zora Neale Hurston and her works, read her biography on American Masters’ “American Novels” site.

Photo: 1937 photo of Zora Neale Hurston (Library of Congress).

How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy?

On January 7, 1943, Nikola Tesla died alone and penniless in room #3327 of the New Yorker Hotel – this despite the fact that his scientific contributions affected everything we know about energy today. 

Tesla arrived in the United States in 1884, at the age of 28, and by 1887 had filed for a series of patents that described everything necessary to generate electricity using alternating current, or AC. To understand the significance of these inventions, you have to understand what the field of electrical generation was like at the end of the 19th century. It was a war of currents – with Tesla acting as one general and Edison acting as the opposing general.

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