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Warrick Dunn

Warrick Dunn, a Former NFL Player, Raised His Siblings While Attending College and Playing in the NFL After His Mom, A Police Officer, Was Shot Dead. He Met the Man Who was Convicted of Killing His Mother and Forgave Him.

Warrick Dunn is a well-known NFL player. He was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Atlanta Falcons. Dunn was named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1997, but many people don’t know about the star football player: he lost his mother as a high schooler and was left to care …

Warrick Dunn, a Former NFL Player, Raised His Siblings While Attending College and Playing in the NFL After His Mom, A Police Officer, Was Shot Dead. He Met the Man Who was Convicted of Killing His Mother and Forgave Him. Read More »

Gordon Ramsay Has Chosen Not to Give His Children a Large Inheritance

Gordon Ramsay Has Chosen Not to Give His Children a Large Inheritance. He also Does Not Take Them to Expensive Restaurants and Allow Them to Sit in First Class on Planes.

Over the past few years, Gordon Ramsay has gained notoriety for his raging temper and no-nonsense approach in the kitchen. These qualities have been highlighted in programs like Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares. Despite his reputation for getting agitated in the kitchen, Chef Ramsay has previously stated his pride in raising his children with discipline. …

Gordon Ramsay Has Chosen Not to Give His Children a Large Inheritance. He also Does Not Take Them to Expensive Restaurants and Allow Them to Sit in First Class on Planes. Read More »

Country Time Lemonade

Country Time Lemonade Once Offered Free Legal Assistance When Children’s Lemonade Stands Were Being Ticketed by Local Authorities.

Lemonade stands are summertime symbols that sell sweet drinks and occasionally snacks for cheap, and they teach kids about the ups and downs of running a business. However, in some places, young people operating lemonade stands, like 5-year-old Autumn Thomasson from Porterville, California, have been informed that they need licenses to do so. But did …

Country Time Lemonade Once Offered Free Legal Assistance When Children’s Lemonade Stands Were Being Ticketed by Local Authorities. Read More »

Susanna M. Salter

As a Prank, a Group of Men Added Susanna M. Salter to the Mayoral Ballot of Argonia, Kansas in 1887. This was to Discourage Women from Running for Office. She Won and Became America’s First Female Mayor.

American activist and politician Susanna Madora Salter was one of the first women to hold a political office in the United States. She served as mayor of Argonia, Kansas. She was also the first woman elected to serve as mayor. But did you know how she became mayor? A group of men added Susanna M. …

As a Prank, a Group of Men Added Susanna M. Salter to the Mayoral Ballot of Argonia, Kansas in 1887. This was to Discourage Women from Running for Office. She Won and Became America’s First Female Mayor. Read More »

Ads for Toys and Fast Food were Banned in Quebec.

Ads for Toys and Fast Food were Banned in Quebec. This Resulted in Lower Childhood Obesity Rates.

A Canadian study found that children are less likely to pester their parents for a cheeseburger Happy Meal if they don’t see one on TV. But did you know that banning ads for toys and fast food was effective in lowering childhood obesity in Quebec? Quebec prohibited fast food and toy advertisements for children under …

Ads for Toys and Fast Food were Banned in Quebec. This Resulted in Lower Childhood Obesity Rates. Read More »

Ghirardelli Chocolate

James Lick, an Entrepreneur, Arrived in San Francisco with 600lbs of Chocolate to Sell in 1848. He Then Encouraged His Friend Domingo Ghirardelli to Start His Own Chocolate Company in the US.

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, is one of the country’s most popular candy makers. The company was founded and popularized in San Francisco. But did you know how James Lick helped start Ghirardelli? James Lick, an entrepreneur, arrived in San Francisco in 1848 with 600 pounds of chocolate to sell. When all his chocolate sold out …

James Lick, an Entrepreneur, Arrived in San Francisco with 600lbs of Chocolate to Sell in 1848. He Then Encouraged His Friend Domingo Ghirardelli to Start His Own Chocolate Company in the US. Read More »

The Hockey Puck Apple

Apple Created a Custom Mouse and Called It “The Hockey Puck,” That Lasted for Only Two Years Before it was Discontinued. This was Considered One of Apple’s More Notorious Flops.

Apple has done far more right than wrong over the years, redefining personal computing with each bold new step, from the original Macintosh and its graphical user interface to the powerhouse tower Macs of the early 1990s to the ever-slimming notebook range and into the mobile computing revolution and beyond. Despite its many victories, Apple …

Apple Created a Custom Mouse and Called It “The Hockey Puck,” That Lasted for Only Two Years Before it was Discontinued. This was Considered One of Apple’s More Notorious Flops. Read More »

Rollerball

Promoters were Very Interested in Buying the Rights to the Film Rollerball After Its Successful Showing in 1975. The Director, Norman Jewison was Outraged as the Film was to Show the Sickness and Insanity of Contact Sports.

Rollerball is a 1975 sports film that was written by William Harrison, and directed and produced by Norman Jewison. The film stars Jane Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, and Ralph Richardson. But did you know that the film was such a success that promoters wanted to buy the rights to the …

Promoters were Very Interested in Buying the Rights to the Film Rollerball After Its Successful Showing in 1975. The Director, Norman Jewison was Outraged as the Film was to Show the Sickness and Insanity of Contact Sports. Read More »

Enforcers

An Enforcer is an Unofficial Role in Ice Hockey. Their Job is to Deter Dirty and Violent Plays by the Opposition with More Violence.

Ice hockey is believed to have evolved from simple stick and ball games that were played in the 18th century. It is one of the sports featured in the Winter Olympics and is governed by the International Ice Hockey Federation. While there are many roles in the game, did you know that enforcers are not …

An Enforcer is an Unofficial Role in Ice Hockey. Their Job is to Deter Dirty and Violent Plays by the Opposition with More Violence. Read More »

Tiger Woods

In 1999, Tiger Woods Hit a Tee Shot That Landed Behind a Boulder. The Boulder was Ruled as a Loose Impediment Which Meant It Could Be Moved. After the Obstruction was Removed, Woods Shot a Birdie.

Tiger Woods is a professional golfer who launched an incredible career in 1997 when he became the youngest man and the first African-American to win the US Open Masters. But did you know how Woods landed a birdie after hitting a tee shot behind a boulder? Tiger Woods hit a tee shot that landed behind …

In 1999, Tiger Woods Hit a Tee Shot That Landed Behind a Boulder. The Boulder was Ruled as a Loose Impediment Which Meant It Could Be Moved. After the Obstruction was Removed, Woods Shot a Birdie. Read More »