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

Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia 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 of wire.

How did we get to the point where a million people will come to New York to see …

More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia And… Who Is Santa Claus?

More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia
And… Who Is Santa Claus?Who Is Santa Claus?
(PCM) Greek native, Nicholas, born a few hundred years after Jesus Christ, had prior to that led a very righteous life, helping many people, particularly by providing children with gold coins. Raised as a devout Christian, Nicholas took all of his wealth and, following the words of God, gave it to the poor and needy. It is known …

Nostradamus Born on December 14, 1503

Michel de Nostredame (December 14 1503 – 2 July 1566) is usually Latinized to Nostradamus, was a French mystic who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide. He is best known for his book Les Propheties (The Prophecies), the first edition of which appeared in 1555. Since the publication of this book, which has rarely been out of print since his death, Nostradamus has attracted a following that, along with the pop …

Who is the Woman You Hear Singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Dean Martin?

(PCM) Who is the woman you hear singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Dean Martin?
It took a little detective work to find the final answer(s).

Baby It’s Cold Outside was written by Frank Loesser in 1944, and he originally sang it with his wife, Lynn Garland at their housewarming party, towards the end of the party, as a subtle ‘good night’ to their guests. It was written as a “wolf” and “mouse” duet in …

What Was Wrong With Rudolph’s Dolly For Sue?

What Was Wrong With Rudolph’s Dolly For Sue?

(PCM) The original Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer story was written as a giveaway for the Montgomery Ward department stores by Robert L. May in 1939. In 1949, May’s story was made into a song by Johnny Marks, who also wrote ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ and ‘Holly Jolly Christmas.’ Johnny also wrote Chuck Berry’s sequel hit ‘Run Rudolph Run.’

1964’s Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is the longest-running …

Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia

Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving. The fourth Thursday in November was officially sanctioned by Congress as a legal holiday in 1941, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

The ‘Thanksgiving” event that the Pilgrims had included about fifty Pilgrims and ninety Wampanoag Indians. The Indians may not have been invited per se, but came to see what the celebration was …

Collective Nouns – A Group of People, Animals and Things

A collective noun is a word that refers to a set or group of people, animals or things.
Collective Nouns are also called Group Nouns and Group Names.

A group of Albatross is called a Rookery.
A group of Alligators is called a Congregation.
A group of Angels are called a Host.
A group of Antelope is called a Herd.
A group of Ants is called a Colony or Army or Swarm or Nest.
A …

Visby Lenses Date Back 1,000 Years

(PCM) The Visby Lenses were found on the Swedish island province of Gotland

What:
Several lens-shaped pieces of quartz of varying size found in a Viking grave, dating back to the 10th century. Some are mounted in silver. Today, the lenses can be seen at Fornsal historical museum in Visby and the Swedish National Museum in Stockholm, both in Sweden.

Mystery:
The function of the lenses is unclear, and they possess technology highly sophisticated for …

Coming to Hulu in October 2019

Coming to Hulu in October 2019

Hulu is offering up a variety of spooks this October including Saw, Vampire in Brooklyn, Snakes on a Plane, Casper, and more. Get your scare on by checking out the full list of movies and TV shows to be enjoyed by the whole family.

October 1
60 Days In: Season 5
Alien Encounters: Season 2-3
American Pickers: Season 19
Basketball Wives LA: Seasons 1-5
Biography: The Trump Dynasty: Season …

Netflix Releases For October 2019

Netflix Releases For October 2019

October 1
93 days
A.M.I.
Along Came a Spider
Bad Boys
Bad Boys II
Blow
Bring It On, Ghost: Season 1
Carmen Sandiego: Season 2
Charlie’s Angels
Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
Cheese in the Trap: Season 1
Chicago Typewriter: Season 1
Crash
Exit Wounds
Good Burger
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Honey 2
House of the Witch
Lagos Real Fake Life
Men in Black II
Moms at War…

Coming to Amazon Prime in October 2019

Coming to Amazon Prime in October 2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home, Unforgotten, and In Search of Greatness are just a few of the October flicks coming to Amazon Prime. Check out the full list of movies and TV shows today.

October 1
Spider-Man: Far From Home Available to Rent or Purchase on Prime Video
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Astro Boy
Hoosiers

October 3
High Life

October 4
Goliath (Season 3) Amazon Original Series

October 8
Annabelle …

Wills vs Trusts Which Do You Need?

What Are Wills and Trusts and Which Do You Need?

Everyone has heard the terms “wills” and “trusts,” but not everyone knows the differences between the two. Both are useful when planning your estate (such as for elder members of your family) that serve different purposes, and both can work together to create a complete plan.

The main difference between a will and a trust is that a will only goes into effect …