50 Facts You Thought Were True, But Weren’t

50 Facts You Thought Were True, But Weren’t A lot of people have been taught misconceptions. How many of these facts did you believe to be true? When you pour from cartons with a screw on top on one end, like oil for your car or broth that comes in boxes, why do they splash…

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5 Staves of A Christmas Carol. Day Five

5 Staves of A Christmas Carol. Day Five Stave Five or The End of It.  JRR Tolkien wrote in The Hobbit, “ Now it is a strange thing, but things that are good to hear are soon told about, and not much to listen too; while things that are uncomfortable, palpitating, and even gruesome, may …

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5 Staves 5 Days of A Christmas Carol. Day Four

5 Staves 5 Days of A Christmas Carol. Day Four The Last of the Spirits.  The last stroke of midnight had ceased to vibrate, and there appeared before Scrooge a figure “shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, face, and form, and left nothing visible save one outstretched hand.  If the hand …

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5 Staves of A Christmas Carol Day Three

5 Staves of A Christmas Carol Day Three The Second of The Three Spirits or Stave Three, begins with Scrooge waking up and without even hearing the sound of the clock, he knows it is the hour of one.  The bell strikes one… and nothing happens.  If you ever have done something wrong at school …

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Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes, Plus The American Christmas Tree

Over 50 Christmas Trivia, Facts and Jokes And… The American Christmas Tree Christmas Trees In America (PCM) The New York Rockefeller Tree is probably America’s Most Famous. Each year, over a million locals and visitors, plus millions more on television since 1951, come to see the official lighting, now with over 40,000 lights and miles…

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Ever Wonder How Many Ridges Are On A Reese’s Cup?

(PCM) The spirit of Halloween got us thinking about some of our favorite Halloween treats, especially the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and of course that led to us wondering just how many ridges are indeed on a full size Reese’s Cup. We have reached the conclusion that there are 66 ridges on a full size… Read More

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Television Was Different When We Weren’t Streaming

Television in the Era Before Cable and Streaming Growing up in the 60s and 70s was a strange time for entertainment. The USA went from every script having to go through a committee for a film to be made to the rating system where movies were judged and rated by their content. Television changed as …

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June 8 in Pop Culture History

June 8 in Pop Culture History June 8th is… Best Friends Day Name Your Poison Day Upsy Daisy Day 632 – Muhammad, the Islamic prophet, died in Medina. 793 – The Viking Age began when Vikings destroyed the Abbey on Lindisfarne, an island off the northeastern coast of Northumberland, England on this day. 1637 – …

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