On This Day In Black History: February 2

February 2, 2017

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  1897; Alfred L. Cralle invented the ice cram scooper, patent #576,395   1862; District of Columbia abolishes slavery   1948; President Truman sent Congress a special message urging adoption of a civil rights program, including a fair employment practices commission and anti-lynching and anti-poll tax measures. 1839; Inventor Edmond Berger patented the spark plug.… Read More

10 Interesting Facts About Christmas Movies

November 30, 2016

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omorrow is the first day of December, but there's a good chance you've already started watching Christmas movies, especially if you have kids.  And no matter how many times you've seen them, you may not know everything.     "People" magazine has a list of "30 Surprising Facts About Your Favorite Christmas Movies," and while… Read More

Five Random Facts For Tuesday

November 22, 2016

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  Here are some random facts for you . . .   1.  People produce an average of 0.28 pounds of feces per day, or around 100 pounds a year.     2.  When Milton Bradley invented the Game of Life in 1860, one of the possible outcomes was suicide.     3.  There are… Read More

The Six Most Popular Thanksgiving Foods

November 21, 2016

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    A new survey found 96% of Thanksgiving dinners will include turkey this Thursday.  So only 4% of us AREN'T serving it.   Here are the five most popular Thanksgiving foods BESIDES turkey . . .     1.  Stuffing . . . 86% of us are planning to serve it.   2.  Mashed… Read More

The 10 Most Dangerous Toys of the Year

November 17, 2016

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The website ToySafety.org posted its list of the ten most dangerous toys of the year.  And they're all sold at places like Walmart, Toys R Us, and Amazon. So in other words, here are the ten presents you probably DON'T want to buy your kids for Christmas . . .   1.  Peppa Pig's Muddy… Read More

The Top 10 Lies Parents Tell Kids

November 16, 2016

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This is the time of year when you can get a LOT of mileage out of reminding your kids that Santa is watching them.  Of course, deep down you know the truth.  And to any kids listening, the truth is . . . yeah, he's totally watching. A new survey found the top 10 LIES… Read More

Five Random Facts For Tuesday

November 15, 2016

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Here are some random facts for you . . .     1.  The "X" in "Merry Xmas" is actually the Greek letter Chi, which is an abbreviation for Christ in Greek.  (Chi is pronounced like "kai".)   2.  The first ever cell phone call was placed on April 3rd, 1973, when one of the… Read More

A 90-Second Shower Trick That Wakes You Up

November 14, 2016

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  A recent survey found the average person takes 227 showers a year, or right around four a week.  But this is for everyone who feels like they HAVE to shower every morning to wake up. It's a 90-second trick that supposedly wakes you up even better than a normal shower.  The downside is it… Read More

Cyber Monday Is Now More Popular Than Black Friday

November 4, 2016

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It looks like we've finally realized shopping in our underwear is way better than going to WAR with each other over a $10 toaster . . .     According to a new survey, Cyber Monday will be more popular than Black Friday for the first time ever.     69% of people said they're… Read More