Fighting Over Money

Fighting Over Money

Couples have been fighting over money for as long as there has been money. And there’s no end in sight. According to a recent posting from Bankrate blogger TheCashlorette.com, nearly half of Americans (48%) who are married or living with a partner admit to arguing...
The Glory of Air Conditioning

The Glory of Air Conditioning

Is there anything more wonderful that air conditioning? It literally changed the way we live and work. On really hot days this modern miracle can save hundreds of lives in just one city, by lessening incidences of heat stroke. For this relief, we can thank Willis...
How Hawaii Became a State

How Hawaii Became a State

In July in 1898, the United States began absorbing an island paradise en route to making it a state, the U.S. Census Bureau chronicles. President William McKinley signed a resolution annexing the Hawaiian Islands, then an independent republic. A short time later,...
Learn About Pet Hydration

Learn About Pet Hydration

Summer’s heat is upon us, and it can be especially brutal for our beloved pets. Most of our pets lack the ability to sweat, and they need fresh water available at all times. After all, they can’t tell us when they’re thirsty. The PetSafe brand is hosting the fourth...
A New TV Show Highlights Shelter Dogs Step

A New TV Show Highlights Shelter Dogs Step

In new weekly show, TV network DOGTV will profile adoptable rescue dogs across the country in need of loving homes, the network said. It will also provide “starter packs” for adoptive families. DOGTV wills itself as the world’s first and only television network...
Ode to The Betamax Guy

Ode to The Betamax Guy

If you’re old enough you probably remember the Betamax guy. During the great age of VHS tape (roughly from the late 1970s through the mid-2000s), he was the guy in the neighborhood that stuck with Sony’s Betamax format until the bitter end – always insisting that it...