Ill-Fated Cartoon Characters And Why They Were So Hated!

(PCM) Cartoons are a huge part of popular culture and just about everyone’s childhood while growing up. We all can list our favorites, depending upon one’s particular generation. Some cartoons have withstood the test of time and continue to air, with new episodes and reruns both, to this very day.

Many of us shared love for certain cartoon characters in specific such as Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, He-Man, the Thundercats, The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Mickey Mouse, …

Business Terms Used on Shark Tank

The hit show Shark Tank has made small business owners into millionaires through the opportunity to pitch their idea to the sharks in the tank — five titans of industry who made their own dreams a reality and turned their ideas into lucrative empires. For over ten seasons there have also been not-so-successful pitches by entrepreneurs who did not know their numbers or were tripped up by business lingo. Learn Shark Tank speak with these …

The History Of Trick Or Treating And How It Adapted To The Modern Age

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(PCM) As the Halloween season approaches each year many children begin to think about what types of costumes they will be donning and begin to plan which neighborhoods to visit in hopes of getting the best candy when heading out for trick or treating.

For many, many years children have been gallivanting around neighborhoods dressed up in costumes that range from ghosts and witches to superheros and cartoon characters, knocking on doors and requesting treats, …

Happy Anniversary To The CD Player

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(PCM) Despite the fact that the CD player may soon very well be a relic, it’s invention changed the course of musical history and the way that music fans around the world were able to experience their favorite tunes. It was on October 1, 1982 that Sony released the very first commercial CD player called the CDP-101 available only in Japan for approximately $1,600 dollars. In the years that followed, the CD players popularity would …

Famous Catchphrases And Where The Originated!

(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages.

The very first television advertisement that aired in the United States was on July 1, 1941 …

How Coaches and Guides Help Us Find Our ‘Silver Lining’ and Pivot Successfully During COVID-19

We all need coaches and guides when it comes to our careers, finances, personal lives, wardrobes, and images; especially during difficult times.

Having just the right coach or mentor can make the difference between floundering and succeeding to meet even your most lofty goals. This is why professional athletes keep trusted coaches in their corner and also why these four remarkable female business owners have not only pivoted during COVID-19, they have expanded their reach …

Did You Ever Wonder Just Want An Auctioneer Is Saying During His Chant? It Actually Isn’t Gibberish!

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(PCM) We have always gotten a case of the giggles when listing the incredibly fast-paced chant of an auctioneer. Upon first listen it can truly sound like nothing more than a bunch of gibberish, however, the mystery has now been solved and someone has finally broken down just what the auctioneer is actually saying. Surprisingly they are normal words, just said a ridiculous speed.Barry Baker of Ohio Real Estate took a few minutes to…

The Secrets Of ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs’

(PCM) When it was released in 1937 no one imagined that the animated film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” would be come the biggest film of all time, at least until it was eventually dethroned with the release of “Gone With The Wind” in 1939, but a two year reign is still a pretty big deal. The folks over at the Walt Disney film company did not have any faith in the film and …

A Look Back At The Very First Cell Phone Call

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(PCM) Over the last decade cell phones have become a huge part of our everyday lives, in fact, many of us feel completely naked if we happen to forget our phones at home or in the car and in turn freak out about what we may be missing all day long! (Trust us, it’s really not that important! Facebook can wait!)

Even so, they have become a part of our daily lives …

Classic Toys That Have Stood The Test Of Time

(PCM) Many parents these days feel that technology has taken over just about every aspect of their children’s lives. Heck, we even recently came across a version of the classic children’s book “Goodnight, Moon” that was changed to “Goodnight, Ipad” which truly cemented the fact that many kids are being entertained by these devices from sun up to sun down. We often wonder if children are even playing with good old fashioned toys such as …

The Story Of WWE’s Most Notorious Double-Cross

(PCM) Some of you may have heard of what has become known as wrestling entertainments most notorious double-cross! It is most often referred to as the “Montreal Screwjob” or the “Montreal Incident”, but do you know what really happened or just who is to blame?  Much of that still remains a mystery as no one wants to take on full blame for the incident, but either way the “Montreal Screwjob” has gone down in WWE …

Dynamic Female Entrepreneurs Find the Silver Linings That Will Inspire All of Us!  

Four dynamic Philadelphia and South Jersey area female entrepreneurs have tapped into their strengths, figured out how to pivot, and are seeing some “silver linings’ during COVID-19 that can inspire each of us as we move forward.

This positive outlook comes amid reports that more than 100,000 small businesses in the nation, (or 2 percent), have permanently shut their doors as a result of the lock-downs since the Coronavirus pandemic was declared in March.

These …