Watch How Music Brings a Man Suffering From Dementia to Life
Music can have a profound effect on all of us. It triggers memories, elevates our mood, makes us angry and helps us learn. It can also bring us out from the dark shell of a weakened and aging mind. That’s certainly the effect music has had for this man who suffers from dementia broug…
Thomas Kinkade, ‘Painter of Light,’ Dies at Age 54 – Learn About His Life and Work
You might not know his name, but you definitely know his work. Thomas Kinkade painted quaint scenes of cottages, cobblestone paths and warm, glowing windows, seemingly lit as an invitation to come inside. He had mass appeal that made him a household name and the target of disapproval from art critic…
1940 US Census Is the First Census Available Online
If you’ve been searching for your family history, the search just got a little bit easier. For the first time ever, the results of a US census are available online and can be accessed by and shared with anyone on the internet.
10 Strange Coca-Cola Flavors From Around the World
The story of the world’s most famous soft drink goes that Dr. John Pemberton concocted the original mixture that would become the Coca-Cola beverage we all know over a fire in the backyard of his Atlanta home on March 29th, 1886. He envisioned it as a cure for a hangover.
Can a Photograph Offer a Clue About What Happened to Amelia Earhart? [VIDEO]
It’s been 75 years since Amelia Earhart disappeared in the South Pacific, but researchers have gotten a new lead in the case. A photo that was taken only three months after her disappearance could hold an important clue to where she is.
Two Firemen Dressed in Drag Put Out Burning Car
It’s a little unusual to drive down a rural highway and see a car engulfed in flames. It’s even more unusual to see two firemen dressed in drag dousing those flames with a fire hose. And yet, that’s exactly what happened in Minnesota recently.
10 Gloriously Green St. Patrick’s Day Foods
Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is the one day out of the year when we’re all Irish. And, apparently that translates into wearing anything green and silly we can get our hands on and having as much to drink as we can carry at one time. But, there’s another strange tradition that has developed …
Need a Vacation? Visit 10 of the Weirdest Museums in the World
Some museums preserve our history and cultures. Other museums provide interesting entertainment at bargain prices. And still other museums merely give you somewhere to duck into when it suddenly starts raining and you have no umbrella. You can decide which categories these rather strange museums fal…
15 Clever Ways to Save Money on Gas
Turmoil in the Middle East is nothing new. Gas prices going up is nothing new. What is new is the possibility that we could be looking at prices at the pump lurking in the neighborhood of $5 a gallon by the summer. And that’s painful.
Would You Believe That the Right Plants Can Help Stop Burglars?
If you were asked to name three ways to help fend off home invaders, planting bushes probably wouldn’t come to mind. But the Metropolitan Police in the UK actually recommends you do exactly that.