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 …

The ‘Meister Print’: Fact Or Fiction?

(PCM) In case you haven’t heard of it, the “Meister Print” is a fossilized sandal print that was discovered by a man named William J. Meister in 1968. It wasn’t only the sandal print that was so fascinating, but rather what was inside of the print that amazed historians. The right-sided sandal print contained a trilobite, supposedly 500 million years extinct before man walked upon the face of the Earth.

There is definitely a bit …

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

(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…

Birthstones and Gemstones

A birthstone is a special gem dedicated to each month of the year, often due to beliefs that a stone’s mystical power is stronger during its month, or that the stone possesses a virtue that can be given only to those born that month. The concept of the birthstone has been a part of many cultures for centuries. Many scholars agree that the tradition of birthstones started with the Breastplate of Aaron, a religious garment …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About M&Ms

(aMyth) What is it with M&Ms and the way we associate them with everything from health to sex drive? They are, after all, just a color-coated chocolate candy — or are they?

The M&M began its dubious existence in 1940 and takes its name from the parent company Mars. The owners’ names were Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie.

It was Forrest who created the recipe for the candy. The hard shell …

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 …

Have You Been Rickrolled? The Story Behind The Famous Internet Meme And Some Of The Best Clips!

(PCM) We are nearly certain that many, if not all, of you reading this have been “rickrolled” at one point in time, especially if you have spent any time at all on surfing the internet within the last ten years. So, what exactly does it mean to be “rickrolled”? Just how did this ridiculous internet meme begin? We will answer those questions below, as well as, share a few of our favorite “rickroll” clips from …

A History of the Fist Pump

Fist Pump like a Champ :
A History of the Fist Pump

by Lisa Poirier

(aMyth) It’s hard to escape it these days. It is sweeping the world like an epidemic. When you see someone’s fingers and thumb start to curl into their palm and they begin to raise their arm, there’s only one thing that could be coming… the fist pump or ‘guts pose’ as the Japanese call it.

Users on UrbanDictionary.com, a collaborative …

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 …

Jelly Sex Bracelets and Their Color Meanings

Jelly Sex Bracelets and Their Color Meanings…

What Do The Jelly Sex Bracelet Colors Mean?(aMyth) Many people have inquired about the fad supposedly going on in in colleges, high schools, even middle schools!

This story has been going around since 2003, thanks to some rumors in Marion County, Florida , and periodically re-discovered by school principals, local communities, civic organizations and even some churches, giving some busybodies something new to worry about, especially on …

Just Where Did The High Five Originate?

(PCM) Generally speaking what is one of the first things you do when someone does a good job? You might congratulate them verbally, however you might also give them a high five by excitedly slapping your palm together with theirs to physically say ‘job well done’!

Did you ever wonder just where the concept of the high five originally began? It is claimed that the first documented occurrence of the high five was between Dusty …

A Handy Five-Step Guide For Solving A Rubik’s Cube

(PCM) If you are anything like us than you have probably been baffled by trying to solve this mysterious Rubik’s Cube. It is damn near impossible and we can’t tell you how many times out of utter frustration we have tossed one of these puzzling cubes across the room and said ‘to hell with it’!

So, you can only imagine our joy in discovering that someone has finally published the ultimate guide to solving a …