Tips, Hints, Tidbits by Dodie Dennis Thank you for reading my new cyber column on Cleverjourneys. I was excited to see so many views and especially appreciated the positive comments. Here is Herd it Through the Grapevine #2: Colored Squares On Toothpaste Ever take a close look at […]
Tips, Hints and Tidbits by Dodie Dennis Banana Trick Bananas are such a delicious, easy-to-eat snack. Unfortunately, they also go bad really quickly. After a few days of lying out on your kitchen counter, your bananas will start to brown. Once that happens, no one will want to […]
I watched a video of two fourteen year old boys recently trying to use a 1970s vintage rotary dial phone without any instructions. It was hilarious. Hadn’t they ever seen an old movie video of anyone using a dial phone? Or watch an old episode of the Dynamic […]
The first U.S. presidential inauguration was 232 years ago today, when George Washington took the oath of office and delivered an address to Congress. Here are some facts about George Washington’s inauguration. Washington’s inauguration took place at Federal Hall in New York City, the temporary U.S. capital. New York […]
A comparison of the 2000 and the 2010 Census records found that 6% of the U.S. population gave different ethnic and racial responses between the two counts. Richard Alba, in “The Great Demographic Illusion: Majority, Minority, and the Expanding American Mainstream” uses this data as one example showing […]
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Born between 1946 and 1964, U.S. Baby Boomers are 73 million strong and by 2030 all will be at least 65 years old, according to the Census Bureau. _____________________________ BONUS: More Boomer memories.
You be the judge. ____________________________ For the record, Elvis was a Pepsi man. ______________________________ Famous people of all persuasions who have endorsed Coca-Cola include Marilyn Monroe, Ray Charles, Anita Bryant LeBron James, George Michael, 50 Cent, David Beckham, Paula Abdul, Cal Ripken, Kobe Bryant, Roger Clemens, Neil Diamond, […]
Do you want to know a secret? No one knows that… A scientific study of 13,000 real life secrets found the average person has 13 secrets. Most have been keeping quiet about them for at least 15 years. It’s human nature to keep secrets and tell little white […]
The first time I heard of “The 27 Club,” referring to celebrities who died at that age, was in 1978. I was one of the extras who were paid $5 a day and provided a box lunch to appear in a movie being filmed in San Marcos, Texas. […]
Today in History January 23, 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company rolled out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs–now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees. The story of the Frisbee began in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where William Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie […]