During the 1960s, Motown achieved spectacular success for a small record company: 79 records in the Top Ten of the Billboard Hot 100 record chart between 1960 and 1969. Martha Reeves of Martha & The Vendellas initially auditioned for Motown as a singer, but was offered a receptionist position in the A&R department. She decided […]
From smart phones to mp3 players to tablets and other forms of media players, ear buds have become a first world problem. Many OEM models aren’t as durable as the electronics with which they were shipped. Parents of kids between 8 and 20 know that these seem to only last until just before the next […]
It was 1975. Movie history was made. While the summer movie season was always one of the better times for exhibitors, this year would be different. It was the start of what would become known to be “The Summer Blockbuster.” Steven Speilberg’s Jaws created Hollywood history when it was No. 1 at the box office […]
The folks at Smosh have done the comedy equivalent of the National Geographic and categorized every dad out there. Play along at home and see which of these men remind you of your dad, step dad, grandpa or best friend’s dad. Happy Father’s Day Weekend!
YouTuber Laina takes us to a truly scary place. If you dare, watch her tell us a barrage of ‘Dad Jokes’ just like those every child has had to hear (… and a few of us dads have dared to tell.) Happy Father’s Day Weekend.
Dame Agatha Christie has been celebrated as one of the most popular mystery authors ever. One incident in her personal life is still considered her greatest unsolved mystery. On December 3, 1926, Miss Christie left the town of Surrey in her car on an unknown trip. Shortly thereafter, her car was found a short distance from […]
It has been said that America is a nation of stories. One organization is dedicated to collecting those stories, cataloging them and preserving them for future generations. Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews with over 90,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a CD to share and is preserved at […]
For authors, rejections are a part of the book business. Many famous writers had their efforts rejected several times before finding a publisher who was willing to take a chance on their work. Here is a list of fifteen famous authors and the times at bat it took before they had a hit: 18 publishers […]
The Millennial Generation is going to be the leaders and decision of the future. As they morph from their adolescent bluntness and boldness, they will need support and guidance learning that many behaviors which seemingly served them when they were in their teens and twenties will not be appropriate in their thirties, forties and beyond. […]
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