TV’s Odd Facts

By | May 31, 2008

The first time that a Toilet was shown on American TV was in the first episode of Leave it To Beaver. Although the actual toilet wasn’t shown. It was just the tank in which Wally and the Beav hid a baby alligator. Some people think that the first married couple to appear together in the […]

Man of 1,000 Voices – Mel Blanc

By | May 30, 2008

Many may not know the name Mel Blanc, but there are few who doesn’t know his voice. Some may remember him as the voice of Jack Benny’s car Maxwell on the old radio and TV show starring Jack Benny. Others from the 80’s TV series Buck Rodgers where he was the voice of the small […]

Highs and Lows

By | May 22, 2008

Temperatures 1) The highest recorded temperature in the world was on September 13, 1922 at El Azzizia, Libya. It was 136 Degrees Fahrenheit/58 Degrees Celsius. This is two/one degrees higher than the 134/57 reading on July 10, 1913 at Death Valley California. The highest temperature recorded at the South Pole is 7.5/-14 on December 27, […]

Are the Crystal Skulls for Real?

By | May 20, 2008

This weekend Indiana Jones will save the world with the help of the Crystal Skulls. If you are like me you may be wondering are there real Crystal Skulls? If they are, what does it mean? There are Crystal Skulls. Most of those discovered have been made of quartz crystal. There is one in China […]

Taking a Ride on MD Route 313

By | May 14, 2008

Maryland 313 is about 75 miles long and runs from Mardela Springs in Wicomico County through Dorchester, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and ends at the Town of Galena in Kent County. Only Md Route 2, which runs from Solomons Island to Baltimore City at 79.24 miles is longer. It is the major road of Caroline County […]

May’s Did You Know?

By | May 13, 2008

On July 28, 1945 a B-52 bomber crashed into the Empire State Building on the 79th floor. The ZIP code stands for Zoning Improvement Plan. Some of today’s common products were originally sold as medicine. Coca-Cola and Ketchup are two examples. The reason that letters are termed Upper and Lower case was because printers use […]

Mike Wallace

By | May 9, 2008

On May 9, 2008 CBS News Journalist Mike Wallace celebrates his 90th birthday. I wish him a very Happy Birthday. Wallace has worked at CBS since the early 1960’s. During the years 1963-1966, he was the host of the CBS Morning News. It was similar to the Evening News airing at 10 am when it […]

Summer Energy Savings

By | May 6, 2008

1) During daylight hours keep the windows covered to help keep the heat out. In the winter you would want to allow the sun to shine bright in the house, it helps to warm the house, but in the summer the sun would make the cooling system work harder. 2) Change incandescent light bulbs to […]

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