To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s win of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 an interracial dinner was planned in Atlanta. When local business leaders..
Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is more popular in Canada than anywhere else in the world. Often referred to simply as Kraft Dinner or even KD..
In Russia, the New Year’s holiday is celebrated for 10 days during which 1.5 billion liters of alcohol are consumed. That is a little more..
Policeman Alexander Kosolapov has been hailed as a hero for his instinctive bravery last week on the Abakan to Ak-Dovurak highway, in Southern Siberia. On..
In 2009, rampaging floods in the Philippines left nearly half a million people homeless, as tropical storm Ketsana swept across the islands bringing with it..
There is much about Christopher Columbus’ voyage in history that is often retold inaccurately or is left out, leaving us with an incomplete picture. Columbus..
Stanford PhD student Joan Ginther is either the luckiest women in the world or has a secret she has not revealed. Ginther has won multi-million..
Frederick Graff Sr., Chief Engineer of the Philadelphia Water Works is credited with the first patent of a fire hydrant system resembling what we have..
Shortly before John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln his brother, Edwin Booth, saved the life of Abraham’s son, Robert Lincoln. Booth didn’t know the..
On August 17, 1896 Bridget Driscoll stepped off a curb and into the path of one of the few vehicles in the country. She became..
With 365 potential birthdays per year, how many people do you have to put in a room at random until there are two or more..
Emerson Moser, a senior crayon maker for Crayola, molded approximately 1.4 billion crayons during his 37 year career with the company. Upon retiring, Moser revealed..
It is often said that Albert Einstein failed math in school. The Albert Einstein math failure rumor began in an article that Ripley’s Believe it..
As of publishing this article it has been 10 years since Mr. Rogers’ death and about 50 years since his debut as television host on..
During his life and soon after his death Alfred Nobel’s name was synonymous with war, weapons manufacturing, and dynamite (his most famous invention). It wasn’t..