Why Do We Drop A Ball To Celebrate New Year’s Eve?

(PCM) All across the world folks will be celebrating the New Year with various customs and traditions, however one of the most well-known and well-preserved traditions takes place in heart of Times Square in New York City with the dropping of the now 11,875 pound ball adorned with over 2,500 Waterford Crystals and 32,000 LED… Read More

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Why Do We Drop A Ball To Celebrate New Year’s Eve?

(PCM) All across the world folks will be celebrating the New Year with various customs and traditions, however one of the most well-known and well-preserved traditions takes place in heart of Times Square in New York City with the dropping of the now 11,875 pound ball adorned with over 2,500 Waterford Crystals and 32,000 LED… Read More

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December 25 in Pop Culture History

December 25 in Pop Culture History 0 (possibly 4 or 6 BC) – Jesus was born. 350 – Pope Julius I, bishop of Rome, proclaimed December 25 the official celebration date for the birthday of Christ. 800 – Charlemagne was coronated as Holy Roman Emperor, in Rome. 1066 – William the Conqueror, the Duke of […]

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December 4 Is National Cookie Day

(PCM) What better time than the start of the holiday season to celebrate National Cookie Day. The word cookie takes it’s origin from the Dutch word “koekie” which translates to “little cake”.  History tells us that there have been some type of cookies in existence the invent of baking, however they were not sweet. It […]

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December 2nd Is National Special Education Day

(PCM) Happy Special Education Day! On this day in 1975, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law, giving all children with disabilities access to free and appropriate public education. Though IDEA has since been revised many times, it is still the basis for special education law in the United States. IDEA […]

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Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th. According to the Facebook page dedicated Necrofeast, the holiday is influenced “by potpourri… Read More

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The Sounds of the American Summer – Ice Cream Trucks

Music and Ice Cream Trucks Officially, in North America, the summer season does not begin until June 20th or 21st which is the date of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. However, if you are a resident of the United States, then we all know by popular vote the “unofficial” start […]

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The (American) Sound of Summer – The Ice Cream Truck Music

The American Sound of Summer – Ice Cream Truck Music Officially, in North America, the summer season does not begin until June 20th or 21st, which is the date of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. However, if you are a resident of the United States, then we all know by […]

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The Top Ten ‘Naughty’ Christmas Songs

(PCM) This year instead of making a list of all the usual suspects when it comes to the most popular Christmas song, we decided to shake things up a bit and create a list of the top ten “naughty” or adult-themed Christmas songs of the season. Be warned the list below is for mature listeners […]

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Happy Maple Syrup Day (December 17th)

(PCM) Happy Maple Syrup Day! Did you most of the bottled brown breakfast syrup that you find on grocery store shelves is NOT maple syrup? Imitation syrup (usually labeled “table-syrup” or “maple-flavored syrup”, etc.) is made from high-fructose corn syrup or other artificial flavors and additives. True maple syrup comes from the concentrated sap of […]

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