UPDATE: The face behind one of fiction’s most “Libertarian” characters is running for elected office as a (gasp) Democrat.

In an earlier Answer’s Journal post, we shared how the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, was a staunch conservative, couldn’t stand her distant cousin Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and is credited with coining the word Libertarian. http://answersjournal.com/what-u-s-president-was-related-to-laura-ingalls-wilder-and-her-daughter-couldnt-stand-the-man/ In an interesting stroke of irony, the actress generally associated with her mother’s legacy […]

Truth In Newspaper and Website Headlines

It is the hook and the bait that gets the reader to bite. Newspaper, Websites, and Magazines all use catchy headlines to cut through the 10-thousand and two thoughts everyone has each day and grab eyeballs and interest.  If copywriters, reporters and editors were required to be absolutely honest, here are ten examples of what […]

Not all celebrities are morons – 10 with Advanced College Degrees

Not all celebrities are morons. Here is a quick list of ten celeb’s who have advanced college degrees. 1. Mayim Bialik – a Ph.D in neuroscience from UCLA in 2008 2. Ashley Judd – a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard 3. James Franco – a Masters in Fine Arts from Columbia and finishing a […]

BOTTOM LINE: What is the fanciest mating ritual in the animal kingdom?

BOTTOM LINE: The male Superb Lyrebird has the fanciest mating ritual in the animal kingdom. According to researchers at Cornell University, “On a carefully cleared patch of forest floor, he begins by fanning elaborate tail plumes over his head, then coordinates a precisely timed song-and-dance sequence. He finishes off with a rapid-fire recital of borrowed songs. […]

The episode when The Brady Bunch almost died.

In 1973, Movie Studio Paramount owned the amusement park Kings Island outside of Cincinnati and produced the wildly popular TV Show The Brady Bunch. Executives thought what would happen if you combined the two? In the episode “The Cincinnati Kids,” Mike has to present some plans for an addition to King’s Island, an amusement park […]

What does 1.2 trillion Google searches per year look like?

Google now processes over 40,000 search queries every second on average which translates to over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide What does that knowledge base translates to?  Here is a video that will show you visually what this all means: https://youtu.be/DVwHCGAr_OE

Colonel Darrel Hammond?

One of the recent breakthrough TV commercials is the reincarnation of Colonel Harland Sanders in a decided different attitude for Kentucky Fried Chicken.  Sanders died in 1990. The role has been taken by SNL Alum and master celebrity impersonator Darrell Hammond.  We at answersjournal.com have juxtaposed these three pictures for you to review. You can […]

You could have bought Google for only $750,000

With the announcement of the transformation of Google into Alphabet, the technology icon has once again changed our world.  Imagine what your world could be like without Google – That almost happened. When Google was still in its infancy in Silicon Valley back in 1999, it almost was sold for cash. Competing tech site Excite had […]