In 2004, the World Footballgolf Association was founded to establish official rules and govern international play in the sport of footballgolf. (That's "football" in the European vernacular.) Played on an 18-hole course, a...Read More
The costume of Sesame Street's Big Bird is made of turkey feathers -- dyed yellow, of course.
In 1889, the first coin-operated telephone, patented by Hartford, Connecticut inventor William Gray, was installed in the Hartford Bank. Soon, "pay phones" were installed in stores, hotels, saloons, and restaurants, and ...Read More
By the late 40's M&M candies were extremely popular with the general public. By 1948, the cardboard tube gave way to the familiar brown bag they come in today. With the advent of television in the 50's, M&M's became a ...Read More
North Korea's most popular pop music group is the Moranbong Band, a 20-piece ensemble of attractive young women who sing and play instruments. Most of their easy-listening tunes are tributes to North Korean leader Kim Jong...Read More
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky was financed by a wealthy widow for thirteen years. She stipulated that they never meet and they didn't.