Some of the more picturesque team names in all of sport can be found among Japan's professional basketball franchises: the Toshiba Brave Thunders, Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins and Hitachi Sunrockers for example. Most ...Read More
Actor Paul Newman was disqualified from the Navy's pilot training program during World War II because he was color blind.
Abraham Lincoln offered this timeless, usually unheeded, piece of advice to lawyers: "Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbor to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity of ...Read More
The first gold record ever awarded was presented to Glenn Miller and his Orchestra on Feb. 10, 1942, for 1.2 million sales of the single "Chattanooga Choo Choo." The song features in the 1941 movie "Sun Valley Serenade," ...Read More
The first envelopes with gummed flaps were produced in 1844. In Britain, they were not immediately popular because it was thought to be a serious insult to send a person's saliva to someone else.
To clean tarnished copper bottoms of pots and pans, spread a little ketchup onto the bottom. Let it sit for about one minute. Wipe it clean and rinse.