A Look At The Insanely Long Dance Marathons Of The Mid 1900’s

(PCM) If you have ever visited a night club you will quickly realized the dancing the night away is definitely still a trend that spans throughout the globe. However, you don’t tend to see very many dance competitions or dance marathons these days, but they were certainly all the rage back in the mid 1900’s to early 1930’s.

The first ‘known’ dance marathon winner was Alma Cummings, who danced for 27 hours without stopping back …

Brush Up On Your Horse Racing Facts!

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(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 terminology and history of the sport.

Horse racing is one of America’s oldest pastimes and has been around for generations. …

The Earliest Examples Of The Internet Meme

(PCM) Internet memes have become a staple in pop culture as we probably see an average of fifty or more of these, often hilarious, images throughout our social media feeds on a daily basis. Depending on who you follow, you could probably run into quite a bit more. Some are worth sharing, while others walk a fine line between being darkly humorous and borderline offensive or inappropriate.

Either way, the internet meme is definitely here …

Ever Wonder About The Most Boring Day In History?

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(PCM) After many years of compiling data through a computer search engine known as True Knowledge, as scientist was able to determine that the most boring day in history occurred on April 11, 1954. The search engine analyzed more than 300 million historical facts and discovered that April 11, 1954 was the most uneventful news day of the 20th century. Literally, no newsworthy events occurred what-so-ever, of course now the day has become a bit …

Marvel Character Timeline

Marvel Comics has been around for many years, an impressive 80 to be exact. They first got their start in 1939 under the name Timely Publications, and it wasn’t until 1961 that they were officially known as Marvel Comics.

Their first publication, Marvel Comics #1, saw fantastic success with its two thrilling characters, the Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner. The first issue sold a whopping 900,000 copies and took off from there. Since the first …

Funny Or Sad? A Collection Of Infamous Last Words

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(PCM) While death is not a pleasant topic to ponder, many find themselves curious as to what they would choose to utter as their last words on this earth. Sadly, when death comes knocking many do not get the chance to utter any phrases of significance, however there has been a multitude of times when people have had the opportunity and many of their last words have reached a level of infamy.

We have included …

The Best Candy to Find in Your Easter Basket


(PCM) Whether or not you celebrate Easter, there’s no denying that this time of year is a good one for candy. It’s second only to Halloween in terms of how much candy we use to celebrate this holiday. Whether it’s chocolate, marshmallow or jelly beans, the variety and style of Easter candy seems never-ending – which is a good thing!

But not alllllllll the candy is good and some types certainly rank higher than …

Technology Fluke Leads To Only Pre-War Television Footage In Existence!

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Photo by Alan Klim

(PCM) A very strange occurrence took place in the year of 1938, when two RCA engineers in New York City managed to pick up a “televisor” signal from the BBC due to freak weather incident (one in which the conditions had to be just right) and this footage is said to be the only pre-war footage of television in existence.

The signal that was picked up on contains a four minute …

What In The World Happened To Alice Brady’s Oscar?

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Photo by Dave_B_

(PCM) Each and every year the Academy Awards is held to celebrate the best and the brightest talent in Hollywood. Actors, actresses, directors, producers and films are honored as being the greatest and standing up to the test of time. Actors and actresses dream about winning an Academy Award and gripping that golden statuette on the big stage in front of all their peers.

What was amazing to us, was to learn …

The Feast Day of Saint Joseph March 19

St_JosephNot very much is known of Saint Joseph or Joseph of Nazareth.  All of the information we have is found in the Gospel of Luke and The Gospel of Matthew.

The Gospel of Matthew tells us in the lineage of Jesus that Joseph’s father’s name was Jacob.  It is believed Joseph was born somewhere around 90 BC in the town of Bethlehem.  Since Joseph was of the lineage of David it is not much of …

The Best and the Worst Leprechaun Movies for St. Patrick’s Day

Leprechauns may be one of the most distinctive emblems of St. Patrick’s Day and the Irish, but, believe it or not, the Irish aren’t too keen on the modern day idea of leprechauns. That’s largely due to the way they’ve been depicted in pictures, movies, cereal boxes and general storytelling. For one, the actual mythology of leprechauns has them wearing red rather than the green that has become synonymous with this time of year.…

Is Cartoon Cat Garfield A Boy Or A Girl? We May Never Know!

(PCM) There has been a strong debate brewing online as to whether famous cartoon cat “Garfield” is a boy or a girl. We have always just assumed that Garfield was a boy cat given the voice from the cartoon series and the way in which the character came across on the big screen, but it appears we could be wrong!

In fact, the debate over Garfield’s gender became so heated that the characters Wikipedia page …