DIY for Your Car

Every so often you’ll see a meme from the older generations challenging the “youngsters” on some piece of bygone technology. A popular one is to challenge Millennials and Gen-Y to drive a stick shift. Stick shifts aren’t bygone. There are...

The Right Person for the Job

The gig economy is booming, although how well it works is an ongoing experiment. Task Rabbit is a site where people post jobs that they need done, and workers outbid each other for the lowest cost. You’d expect the jobs...

You Don’t Have to Be Crazy to Work Here (But it Helps)

Did you know that if you own a nice suit, look professional, and can speak reasonably well you can play a CEO? No, not on TV, but Chinese companies hire fake European and American CEOs to come to their...

A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar…

Right after the word lawyer was coined, the lawyer jokes began. Although there were what we would consider lawyers in ancient Greece and Rome, the English word lawyer appeared circa the late 1400s. By 1591, Shakespeare was writing, “The...

Tobacco as… Medicine?

Tobacco is proof that just because something is natural, it doesn’t follow that it’s good for you. That hasn’t stopped people from using it for everything from a painkilling salve to a toothpaste. European explorers to the Americas first found...

Ironic Deaths Through the Ages

Death isn’t funny. It really isn’t. Not for the person who died or their families, but sometimes… you just have to laugh at the ways people died. In 1567, Hans Steininger of Austria was famous for having the longest beard...

Medicare: An Idea a Long Time Coming

Did you know that Medicare and the idea of Medicare for all are over one hundred years old? That’s right, campaigners in 1915 were pushing the idea of universal health care for everyone in the country. The prosperous 1920s let...

Fun Facts About Money – Spending it Your Way

Money is one of the most wanted papers known to man. There are multiple ways of obtaining and spending money, but which one do you usually do? Are you the type of person that does like to spend money without...

Educational Learning Curves – Affecting You and Your Loved One

Did you know that people who suffer from illiteracy are more likely to commit crimes than people who are not? Learning has many curves and dips that can affect you or someone you love without you even knowing it. A...

Cloud Storage Not Really A Cloud? Fun Facts About Your Storage

Storing your personal information in the cloud can sometimes be confusing. However, there are multiple ways to store and protect your data. Did You Know? Cloud storage can sometimes be confused as being just a cloud. Storing information in the cloud...