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Think History is Boring? Think Again!

History is Our-story. If it seems boring or irrelevant, it’s only because we’ve forgotten that. Here are some fascinating (and a few snarky) facts you might not know. Wishing you one of “History’s Greatest Weeks!” Click on any image to … Continue reading

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Hey, I’ll Bet You Didn’t Know…

Here are 50 facts, from fascinating to facetious, that you probably didn’t know. These may not alter your view of reality forever, but they will give you something to spout during those lulls in conversation. Just begin by saying, “Hey, … Continue reading

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Strange Hallucinations … an Unlucky Actor … and a Chimpanzee Painter

Originally posted on Nuggets of Gold:
1. I think I would choose a different career! 2. Looks like it should be an amusement park for kids instead. 3. Hmmm…..! 4. I bet I could paint as well as an ape!…

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Addicted to Animals

“Hello, my name is Mitch Teemley and I’m addicted to animals.” It’s true, if I had a spare life I’d spend it working with and caring for critters. There’s so much more to them than we realize. The “did-you-knows?” are … Continue reading

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Weird, Cool Facts

The facts are real (the comments are mine). More bizarre, funny or just plain cool facts: Before alarm clocks, there were people in the UK called “knocker-uppers.” No, they didn’t get people pregnant, but they did wake them up, and … Continue reading

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Histoween

Did you know that Halloween has served as the occasion for many historical events? 1517. On October 31 a soon-to-be-ex-priest named Martin Luther launched (cue “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”) the Protestant Reformation. In 1636, just in time for All Hallows Eve, … Continue reading

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Animals: What are They Thinking?

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? More than we realize, actually (see facts after pics below). What’s up with these guys? (Click on any image to enlarge, or to start slide show) Did you know that… Cats imitate … Continue reading

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You Know What They Say

“You know what they say…” I’ve heard all my life, and I’ve often wondered just who They is, to know so little and stir up such strife– without them the world would be in bliss. Then it happened one day … Continue reading

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