How do you tell the difference between a Baby Boomer and a Millennial?

How do you tell the difference between a Baby Boomer and a Millennial? We’d like to settle it once and for all … but we can’t.  While many people have an idea of what era is what, researchers like to use standardized generational cohorts to explain behaviors and perceptions of generations. Even between researchers, there […]

Back To School Shopping List – Circa 1990

Before the era of smartphones, tablets, laptops; each fall brought with it the extensive list of items to travel to the local office supply store, discount department store and grocery store to buy.  The La Douceur Family looked at their electronics and came up with the following list of items that one would have to […]

BOTTOM LINE: The Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever Produced

BOTTOM LINE: The 2015 Dodge Challenger HEMI Hellcat is the most powerful The Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever Produced. With the Hellcat HEMI engine and the incredible amounts of power it produces, the Challenger moves it into some the ranks of the supercar territory. This engine’s produces an unbelievable 707 horsepower and 650 ft/lbs of […]

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. 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 […]