Tonight Marks The Longest Night In Earth’s History

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(PCM) As many of you are already aware, tonight, December 21st 2014 marks the winter solstice, however there is something even more special about this date this year.

If you reside anywhere in the Northern hemisphere then it will be the longest night the year, however this year tonight will be the longest night to ever happen. The period of darkness in the Northern hemisphere tonight will last just slightly longer than it ever has before.

Being that the planet Earth is over 4.5 billion years old we would say that this is quite an occurrence. The reason that tonight … read more...

Winners Revealed For The Inaugural People Magazine Awards

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(PCM) Hopefully you were able to catch the live telecast of the inaugural “People Magazine Awards” which aired last night on NBC. In case you missed it, we are pleased to bring you a complete list of this year’s award recipients.

The star-studded event special and snapshot of the year in pop culture was hosted by Nick Cannon live from the Ne

Presenters included Jeff Bridges, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Eric Dane, Josh Gad, Josh Groban, Diane Guerrero, Ryan Guzman, Sean Hayes, John Krasinski, Elisabeth Moss, Ryan Phillippe, Nicole Richie, Melissa Rivers and Roselyn Sanchez.

The first ever PEOPLEeople Magazine Award winners … read more...

A Complete List Of Reddit Initialisms, Acronyms And Terminology

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(PCM) If you are anything like us that you have probably found yourself with a healthy addiction to the self-title front page of the internet lovingly known as Reddit.

When weeding through the comments on one of our recent postings, we came upon an initialism/acronym that we didn’t recognize, as there are so very many nowadays. This got us thinking that perhaps there are others who are just as clueless when it comes to understanding a lot of Reddit speak which can be chock full of initialisms and acronyms that stand for a variety of different phrases.

We have put … read more...

Publicity Stunt From Greenpeace Ruins An Ancient Peruvian Monument

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(PCM) A group of environmental activists from Greenpeace are now facing criminal charges after a publicity stunt has caused ruin to an ancient Peruvian monument.

The publicity stunt was put together by Greenpeace activists to bring attention to the issue of climate change across the world. In the stunt the activists entered scared ground in Peru to spell out a message that read “TIME FOR A CHANGE! The future is renewable. Greenpeace.”

The Peruvian government was horrified by the stunt, as it caused irrevocable damage to the 2,000 year old Nazca lines that were etched in the ground on the … read more...

Today Is National Maple Syrup Day! Grab Some Pancakes And Dig In!

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(PCM) We are not really sure why National Maple Syrup Day happens to fall right smack in the middle of December or the origins as to why it exists in the first place, but somebody had to pay homage to ooey goodness that is warm maple syrup, so why not today!

The incredibly sweet and unique flavor of maple syrup was first discovered by the Native Americans who came up with a way to harvest and boil the sap of a maple tree into a thick syrup. The sap of the maple tree begins to flow in late winter, so … read more...

Time Capsule From 1795 Discovered In Massachusetts

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(PCM) An ongoing water filtration project going on at the Massachusetts State House led to the discovery of a centuries old time capsule that is rumored to have been placed there by Revolutionary War figures such as Paul Revere and Samuel Adams.

The location of the capsule was at one of the granite cornerstones of the house and it is believed that the capsule was placed there during the buildings initial construction back in 1795.

The capsule is a a small copper box believed to be about 219 years old and said to contain old coins, documents, newspapers and a … read more...

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