(PCM) A very strange weather phenomenon occurred in the Siberian region of Russia in early 2007 and then again in 2015 when orange colored snow poured forth from the sky, baffling both residents and scientists. The orange snow fell throughout an area of about 580 square miles that is located about 1,400 miles from Moscow. […]
(PCM) Did you know that all blue-eyed human beings are said to have a single common ancestor? A research study conducted by the University of Copenhagen in 2007 revealed that blue colored eyes are caused by a single genetic mutation that occurred 6,000-10,000 years ago. This research proves that all blue-eyed individuals can be linked back […]
(PCM) Some of you may have heard of what has become known as wrestling entertainments most notorious double-cross! It is most often referred to as the “Montreal Screwjob” or the “Montreal Incident”, but do you know what really happened or just who is to blame? Much of that still remains a mystery as no one […]
(PCM) What is Dihyrdogen Monoxide? Could this chemical compound be making us sick? Could we really die from ingesting Dihydrogen Monoxide? These are just some of the questions an average person might have when they are attempting to research or study any type of new chemical compound and are worried, due to reports in the […]
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(PCM) Each and everyday while surfing across our various social media accounts we are inundated with literally hundreds of funny pictures, memes and viral videos. It appears that almost everyone wants their quick 15 minutes of viral internet fame and then they often vanish leaving very little trace. One of the earliest viral videos that […]
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(PCM) Generally speaking what is one of the first things you do when someone does a good job? You might congratulate them verbally, however you might also give them a high five by excitedly slapping your palm together with theirs to physically say ‘job well done’! Did you ever wonder just where the concept of […]
(PCM) In the year of 1967, Haribo introduced their Gold Gummy Bears, which were available in five colors each corresponding to a different flavor. However, it may be a bit surprising for you to learn that the green and red colored gummy bears do not exactly correspond to the flavor you might think! The flavors […]
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(PCM) Talk about dedication and super fandom! Twitter users and mega “Friends” fan Kit Lovelace (@kitlovelace) actually took the time to re-watch all 236 episodes of the cult hit series and count the number of coffees consumed by The Gang over the course of the entire show. Ready for the answer? During the ten season […]
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(PCM) One of the latest summer beauty trends that is making the rounds is using Coca-Cola (yes, the beverage) as a self-tanner. People will seemingly try just about anything when attempting to get a nice golden glow, however doctors warn that using Coca-Cola as a self-tanning oil can pose some serious health risks and cause […]
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(PCM) We seriously feel like the biggest idiots in the world right now! If you are anything like us then you have most likely noticed that large pull out drawer located under your kitchen oven and of course proceeded to fill it up with all the large baking sheets and pans that will not fit […]
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(PCM) As hard as it is to believe, a recent study sadly reveals that an alarming number of individuals still believe that chocolate milk comes from actual brown cows. Seriously! One thousand Americans were surveyed by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and the results were absolutely shocking, as they learned that 48% of the […]
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(PCM) To finally settle the argument once and for all, the lovely individuals at Spoon University have let history speak the truth and revealed the correct pronunciation of Reese’s peanut butter cups! So are you Team REES-EES or Team REES-IS? We were always a member of team REES-EES, however it looks as though we have […]
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(PCM) Batman is a word that just about everyone you ask knows a little something about. Batman has been a cultural phenomenon for a very longtime. The character and his logo can be seen on just about everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to toothbrushes. Batman is a brand all in itself, but what a […]
(PCM) We could barely read this crazy difficult math problem in less than one second, let alone solve it in such as short time frame! However, facetime for android that is just what 13-year-old Luke Robitaille was able to do and he ended up winning the Raytheon Mathcounts National Competition. Here is the word problem that Robitaille […]
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(PCM) We recently shared the story about the mysterious South Carolina Zillow listing for a home that was being dubbed the “nightmare house” due to the fact that no one was supposed to ask questions about the secret tenant that resided in home’s upstairs apartment. This led to much speculation with some wondering if the […]
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(PCM) The spirit of Halloween got us thinking about some of our favorite Halloween treats, especially the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and of course that led to us wondering just how many ridges are indeed on a full size Reese’s Cup. We have reached the conclusion that there are 66 ridges on a full size Reese’s Cup and for good measure we took a look at the famous treat sized Reese’s Cups as well which boast 48 ridges. All the talk about ridges made us think about other items with ridges that we come into contact with day to day. We wanted to know how many ridges were on items […]
(PCM) Have you ever dreamed about wanting to sit down at any given time anywhere you happen to be? Well, a Swiss company may have created just the solution you have been looking for with the “chairless chair”.
The concept …
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(PCM) Having a large backyard BBQ is one of the nation’s top ways to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday with family and friends. Nothing beasts the taste of hamburgers and hot dogs straight from the grill, but did you know you are probably eating that juicy hamburger all wrong.
Nothing is more annoying than when you build the perfect burger filled with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and various condiments only have it all fall apart the second after you take your first delicious bite!
A new Japanese study has discovered the root of the problem. We are holding the burger all wrong.… Full Story
(PCM) Instagram users were in a frenzy this afternoon when the popular social media photo app was down for a few hours with many blaming the influx of Coachella selfies being shared for the issue. Instagram has issued a statement and claims that it was not the Coachella music festival that caused the outage.
The problem according to Instagram was a “feed delivery issue” which appears to be fixed at this time.
From the many tweets that were posted from those attending Coachella, the popular music festival in Indio, Ca, this weekend, you would have thought that the entire world was coming to an end and that Instagram was just another part of the festival.
The very best one came from comedian/actor David Spade which read “Instagram is down. Does that mean they cancel Coachella? I mean what’s the point of going now. To hear music??”
We can’t believe that … Read the rest…
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(PCM) A Pittsburgh area middle school student, Suvir Mirchandani, was working on a school project when he discovered that a simple change to the font or typeface on paperwork produced by government officials and authorities could save as much as $400 million dollars every year. The basis for the school project … Continue reading →
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(PCM) With the holiday season in full effect many are looking for ways to find the perfect gift without breaking the bank in the process. I have recently discovered an awesome way to create canvas prints of your favorite Instagram photos, or which ever photos you would like showcase that … Continue reading →
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Paraskevidekatriaphobics are people afflicted with a morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th. It is estimated that this affects between 17 and …
(PCM) Stone Spheres of Isla de Caño, Costa Rica What: Over three hundred spheres of varying size (ranging from a few centimeters to 2 meters in diameter) scattered throughout the island. The largest weigh 30,000 pounds. Most are made of basalt (volcanic rock), but some are made of limestone or sandstone. They date back to approximately between 200 BC and 1500 AD, and the locals call them Las Bolas. They were discovered in modern times in the early 1930s, by employees of the United Fruit Company, while preparing new banana plantations. Some were blown up, probably in search of the gold that had been rumored in the Americas since it […]
(PCM) The Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone Where: Found in New Hampshire, USA What: An carved egg-shaped stone made of a type of quartzite, about 4 inches long and 2 1/2 inches thick, with many symbols in it. It was found in 1872 in Lake Winnipesaukee while digging a hole for a fence post, and its age is unknown. Adding to the mystery is the stone’s overall regular shape and two uneven holes drilled into each end, which is inconsistent with something that is apparently hundreds of years old. Mystery: No other stone like it has been found, and the rock used is not common to the area, so no one […]
(PCM) The Baigong (China) and Navajo (North America) Pipes Explained Where: Mount Baigong, southwest of the city of Delingha, China, and in the Southwestern United States. What: First reported in 2002, the Baigong Pipes are a series of pipe-like features made of iron inside a cave on Mount Baigong, some of which lead to nearby Lake Toson, while others lead further into the mountain. The pipes are of varying size, and some are as large as 40 centimeters in diameter, and spread around the area for several hundred feet. They are arranged in an apparently organized pattern. Mystery: The pipes appear to have been made long before humans discovered the […]
A birthstone is a special gem dedicated to each month of the year, often due to beliefs that a stone’s mystical power is stronger during its month, or that the stone possesses a virtue that can be given only to those born that month. The concept of the birthstone has been a part of many cultures for centuries. Many scholars agree that the tradition of birthstones started with the Breastplate of Aaron, a religious garment that was set with twelve various gems representing the twelve tribes of Israel, the twelve months of the year, and the twelve signs of the zodiac. Wearing birthstones became popular in fifteenth century Poland, but […]
(aMyth) What is it with M&Ms and the way we associate them with everything from health to sex drive? They are, after all, just a color-coated chocolate candy — or are they? The M&M began its dubious existence in 1940 and takes its name from the parent company Mars. The owners’ names were Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie. It was Forrest who created the recipe for the candy. The hard shell candy that “melts in your mouth, not in your hand” was created after Forrest witnessed Spanish infantrymen snacking on chocolate-covered pellets coated in a hard shell (sugar) in order to keep melted chocolate from sticking to their fingers. After […]
(PCM) On July 22 1941,The young woman living at Merwedeplein 39, in Amsterdam got married. Anne Frank (June 12, 1929-1945) can be seen leaning out of the window of her apartment to get a look at the bride and groom. At the time of her wedding, the bride lived on the second floor at Merwedeplein 39. The Anne Frank and her family lived at number 37, also on the second floor. It is the only time Anne Frank has ever been captured on film. Anne Frank died in March 1945 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Nazi Germany surrendered on May 8, 1945. The subject of a film based on her … Continue reading →
(PCM) We gotta give them credit for trying, and it can’t hurt! The new Myspace launched June 12,2013, bringing the rebuilt platform out of beta and debuting a new mobile app available for free at the App Store today. Profiles from Classic Myspace have been upgraded to the new platform, so that members can log in using Classic Myspace, Facebook, or Twitter account credentials and access their content and connections easily. Built from the ground up using the latest technology, Myspace is designed to showcase creativity, foster collaboration, and promote discovery. New features and tools work seamlessly across desktop and mobile devices to provide an integrated and complementary experience. “The … Continue reading →
Fist Pump like a Champ : A History of the Fist Pump by Lisa Poirier (aMyth) It’s hard to escape it these days. It is sweeping the world like an epidemic. When you see someone’s fingers and thumb start to curl into their palm and they begin to raise their arm, there’s only one thing that could be coming… the fist pump or ‘guts pose’ as the Japanese call it. Users on UrbanDictionary.com, a collaborative website that defines slang terms, describes a fist pump as “an arm motion made … defined by the outward thrusting of the fist and flexing in-between repetitions.” The cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore has popularized the […]
(CBS Houston/AP) – Barbara Garcia, a woman who thought she had lost it all found one of the things most precious to her while being interviewed on live television – her pet dog, buried alive under the rubble of her former home. Tornado survivor Barbara Garcia was relating her harrowing tale of survival to CBS News, recalling in a deliberate voice the details of feeling her house coming down around her as the storm wreaked havoc on the area. “I was sitting on the stool, holding my dog … this was the game plan all through the years … to go in that little bathroom,” she said, recalling to CBS … Continue reading →
(PCM) At the 2013 Memorial Cup opening ceremonies, the crowd heard an unusual version of the United State’s national anthem. You can blame it on nerves, the excitement of singing before a large crowd or not spending enough time checking out the lyrics. Alexis Normand, a jazz and folk singer from Saskatoon, sang much of the admittedly difficult song fairly well, but mixed up some of the lyrics in the middle, and kept on going with random phrases from the American National anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” until the finish. The crowd cheered her attempt and she later tweeted an apology. It was pretty cool of the Canadian crowd to … Continue reading →
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(PCM) Thursday, April 18th 2013 is Tax Freedom Day, the day that the money that Americans earn that stops going into the government and you get to keep the rest. From January first, until April 18, on average, every cent you will make this year went into local, state and federal taxes. Today you are free! April 15th is the day that tax returns (tax reports to the gov’t) are due. You can file for an extension here to get a few more months, but you need to make sure all monies due are paid by the 15th to avoid additional penalties. If you drive a car, I’ll tax the … Continue reading →
The famous Inverted Jenny postage stamp will be displayed at the DELPEX 2013 Stamp Show. By Jean Woods (PCM) The Inverted Jenny is the most famous US stamp error, with the airplane printed upside-down. A single sheet of 100 stamps was purchased by collector William T. Robey in Washington, D.C., on May 14, 1918 for $24. Robey sold the sheet on May 20 for $15,000 to Eugene Klein, a Philadelphia stamp dealer. Klein had already arranged its resale to Col. Edward H. R. Green of New York for $20,000. Green had the sheet broken up, and sold blocks and single stamps to collectors, saving a few key position blocks for … Continue reading →