Lincoln’s head on Calhoun’s Body

Seems photo retouching is nothing new and goes back to the earliest days of photography. After Lincoln’s assassination, there was a dearth of “heroic-style” pictures of the president. So one portrait painter got creative. On a print of the late president, Thomas Hicks superimposed Lincoln’s head onto the body of …

Gift Cards = 0% Loan to Business

On a recent episode of NPR’s Planet Money they discussed ways to help local businesses during the current Coronapocalypse. One way is …

Pepperoni is not from Italy

According to Planet Money, pepperoni was actually developed in America. Basically, pepperoni first starts to emerge in the early 20th century around …

Air for Sale

I visited New York City for the first time this year. And yes, there are a lot of tall buildings, but if …

Los Angeles Oil Derricks

LA was once covered in oil derricks

Surprisingly, Los Angeles, CA’s skyline was covered in oil derricks in the early days of the 20th Century. Another interesting fact: California …

Lawn Mowers Suck

I’ve mowed many a lawn in my day and never really gave much thought to how a mower really works. I just …