Category Archives: News

Is It True That Twinkies Don’t Expire ?

You’ve probably heard it before. Twinkies could survive an apocalypse, and they never expire. But before you start chowing down on the one you found in the recesses of your pantry, you might want to verify if that’s true or … Continue reading

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Will Coffee Dehydrate You?

Everyone knows water is the best way to stay hydrated, and you might have heard that it’s important to drink it with your coffee in the morning to prevent dehydration. But is that actually true? Does coffee dehydrate you? The … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Eggs Are So Expensive Right Now

Everything is more expensive right now. That’s not exactly news. But there’s one thing that seems to be a bit more expensive than others—eggs. Costs hit historic levels in December, and the common breakfast food is nearly three times more … Continue reading

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Mammatus clouds

Mammatus clouds, seen in the afternoon of July 23rd, 2022 in Wingate, Indiana. The lumpy nature to the cloud is a result of sinking air within the cloud. Description courtesy of RTV6 Meteorologist Kevin Gregory. https://www.facebook.com/KevinGregoryWeather

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Planet Parade to Grace the Dawn Sky this Month

All five naked-eye planets will line up in the dawn sky in June. Not only that, they’ll also be in their proper order from the Sun. The delightful view of all five naked-eye planets will greet early risers throughout the … Continue reading

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Fewer bridges need repairs, but task still monumental

Interesting article. Every day we drive over bridges, not giving them a second thought. Many of these are old and historic. WASHINGTON, February 2016 – Nearly 10% of the country’s bridges – 58,495 out of 609,539 – were considered structurally deficient … Continue reading

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On this day in history; 1952, Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen

On this day in 1952, after a long illness, King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham. Princess Elizabeth, the oldest of the king’s two daughters and next in … Continue reading

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Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies at 74

February 4th, 2016. Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, whose genre-defying music made it one of the most successful bands of the 1970s, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 74. The … Continue reading

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On This Day in History, 1959, The Day The Music Died

On this day in history, February 3rd, 1959: On this day in 1959, rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson are killed when their chartered Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashes in Iowa a few … Continue reading

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Burt’s back as classic Smokey and The Bandit car goes up for auction

January 30th, 2016. Later today a piece of movie automobile history is up for grabs today as fans of Smokey and the Bandit get a chance to own the film’s instantly recognizable car. The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am from the … Continue reading

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