What is The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), administers all federal laws that regulate the securities industry. Fancy words for, they police the investment world and make sure no one’s doing any shady business. A security is another word for—stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and many other types of intangible investments. If you buy gold bars (a tangible […]

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The Origins Of The Christmas Ornament

(PCM) It is the time of year where we are ready to deck the halls and begin trimming our Christmas trees. For many families this is time for togetherness and one of the most enjoyable aspects of the impending holiday season. The tradition of the Christmas tree as we know it today began here in […]

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The Christmas Classic ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Almost Didn’t Happen!

(PCM) Back in 1943, author Philip Van Doren Stern was unable to find a publisher for his short story “The Greatest Gift” and was about to give up hope of ever getting his work out to readers. In a last ditch effort he ended up printing 200 copies of the story and gave them out as […]

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What Ever Happened To The Original ‘Dunkin’ Donut’ ?

(PCM) Over the years there has certainly been some drastic changes in Dunkin’ Donut stores all over the country. The most notable change, and one that stirred up the most controversy, was when the news was revealed that Dunkin’ Donuts was planning on removing the word “Donuts” from it’s name. We know that they offer […]

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A Look Back At The Very First Cell Phone Call

(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 […]

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Amazon Fire TV Unveils ‘Fast Forward to the Future’ Activation For SDCC!

(PCM) Amazon, who has a history of creating memorable fan experiences at SDCC, is continuing the tradition this year with Fire TV and their “Fast Forward to the Future” activation. Not only does this mark Fire TV SDCC debut, but it will also be one of the first opportunities TV fans will have to try the […]

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Celebrating The Pop Culture Phenomena Of Playboy!

(PCM) The iconic Playboy bunny symbol is without a doubt one of the most recognized brand logos throughout the history of pop culture. The magazine was started by Hugh Hefner back in December of 1953 and the very first issue is actually undated because they were not sure if there would even be another copy […]

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Brush Up On Your Horse Racing Facts!

(PCM) Many of us have heard about the infamous Triple Crown in horse racing which consists of the Belmont, Preakness and Kentucky Derby races, however that is about where our knowledge ends. We have gathered together a collection of some horse racing facts to give (ourselves) and you a better understanding behind some of the […]

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Was Candid Camera The Beginning Of Reality TV?

(PCM) Nowadays it feels like reality television has taken over airwaves with shows such as the “Real Housewives” of whatever city, “Survivor”, and of course the “Kardashians”, but where did this trend really begin? Many feel that the takeover began MTV began airing their housemate reality series “The Real World” back in the early 90’s, […]

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Did De Beers Really Have The Most Successful Ad Campaign Of All Time?

(PCM) Nearly all of us are familiar with the popular catchphrase “A diamond is forever”, as it won over the hearts of women (and the wallets of men) since it was first introduced creating one of the most successful ad campaigns of all time for jewelry company De Beers. The “A diamond is forever” slogan […]

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What Are The Rare ACME/Albertsons Monopoly Pieces In 2018?

What Are The Rare ACME/Albertsons Monopoly Pieces In 2018? Rare 2018 Albertsons/Safeway/ACME* Monopoly Pieces For 2018 * Full List of participating stores below Short Rules: 1. Receive a free game ticket each time you make a purchase (excluding lottery tickets, stamps, tobacco, alcohol or other products excluded by law) at any participating Market Store. 2. […]

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Producer Rick Rubin Held A Mock Funeral For A Word

Image credit: California Curiosities (PCM) Over the years there has always been some odd happenings in the music world, but we think this one really takes the cake! Many have heard of super producer Rick Rubin, but did you know that Rubin actually held a mock funeral, complete with casket and a grave site for […]

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