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A Murder Mystery- An Airliner Bombing and the Last to Hang

Jun 24, 2022

At 10:25 A.M. on September 9, 1949, Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 108 took off from L’Ancienne Lorette airport outside Quebec City and headed northeast along the St. Lawrence River. The Douglas DC-3, with 23 passengers and crew aboard, was on a scheduled run between Montreal and the pulp-and-paper hub of Baie-Comeau in the northeastern township of Sept-Iles, with a stopover in Quebec City. 20 minutes into the flight, the aircraft was rocked by a massive explosion and plummeted to the gr ...read more

25 Kickass Random Facts List #748

Jun 24, 2022

Here are 25 kickass random facts. For part 747, click here 1-5 Kickass Random Fact 1. Bats eat enough insects to save the US over $1 Billion a year in crop damage and pesticide. – Source 2. Pop Rocks, Tang, and Cool Whip were all invented by one person, Dr. William A. Mitchell. – Source 3. Scientists at the Parkes radio telescope in Australia spent 17 years trying to identify powerful but extremely short radio bursts that would appear at seemingly random intervals. In 2015, they fi ...read more

What Is Upcycling—and How It’s Good for the Earth

Jun 24, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. Upcycling is more popular (and more important) now than ever. Sustainability experts break down what this means and how you can get involved. When it comes to sustainable living, we all have a long way to go, and if you are feeling a sense of climate anxiety w ...read more

45 Terrific Facts About Tom Holland That You Didn’t Know

Jun 24, 2022

Tom Holland quickly grew from a struggling young actor to a household name. He doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon with a blossoming career! For more info about the thriving British actor, we have the best 45 facts below. Tom’s full name is Thomas Stanley Holland. He is 26 years old and was born on June 1, 1996, in Kingston-upon-Thames, England, UK. Tom Holland has three younger brothers: Harry, Sam, and Paddy. His father, Dominic Holland, is a stand-up comedian, and his mother, Nicola, ...read more

10 Incredible Powers That The Queen Of England Has

Jun 24, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch in history, having reigned over the Commonwealth since 1952! The world has certainly changed during her time as the Queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Reigning throughout World War II, she witnessed the change to the metric system, the currency of the United Kingdom, and has seen the world’s population increase almost threefold! The Queen has used her unique position to promote peace and charity in everything she does. ...read more

Life Pro Tips of the Week – Part 303

Jun 24, 2022

Here are this week’s Life Pro Tips. 1. In college it is much better to be friends with the people who have the party house than it is to live at the party house. 2. It takes 5 minutes a day and at almost no cost to maintain dental hygiene. It takes a lifetime and a lot of money to correct it. 2-minute brush and mouthwash in the AM, 2-minute brush and floss in the PM. Doing these daily can prevent all sorts of decay and bacteria issues that would be extremely costly and time-consumin ...read more

25 Uplifting Headlines of the Week – Part 273

Jun 24, 2022

Here are this week’s uplifting headlines. 1-5 Uplifting Headlines of the Week 1. Cosmetic surgery adverts targeting teenagers banned. – Source 2. A program pairing police with mental health professionals to better handle people in a mental crisis is finding early success in Alexandria, Virginia, according to a report commissioned by the city. – Source 3. The governor of Maryland announced that he will allow a bill to provide “cost-free” access to psychedelics like psilocybin, ...read more

Rags to Riches- The Jr High Dropout Who Created a Tasty, Tasty Billion Dollar Empire

Jun 24, 2022

In 1847 at the tender age of 16, seaman Hanson Gregory looked at some frying dough and said, “Everything is better with holes”… except his ship hull probably… and created the staple of breakfasts the diabetes lovin’ world over- the doughnut! Or so the story goes anyway. In truth, Captain Gregory’s account of how and why he supposedly invented the doughnut varied over time, and despite a statue being made of him in Rockport, Maine in 1947 commemorating his fried genius, nobody real ...read more

The Fascinating History Behind 15 Wedding Traditions

Jun 24, 2022

Delmaine Donson/Getty Images Time-honored wedding traditions Social media is filled with viral videos of creative and unique wedding ideas, starting with outrageous wedding proposals. And when it comes to asking someone to marry you, all the old wedding traditions are gone, right? After all, 70 percent of modern couples say it’s not the man’s job to propose marriage, and more than 90 percent say a proposal should be discussed first, according to a 2021 survey of 1,200 couples do ...read more

10 Best Reusable Grocery Bags That Make Grocery Shopping Easy

Jun 24, 2022

max-kegfire/Getty Images Reusable bags you’ll actually want to use time and again If you’ve wondered if it’s time for you to be more aware of climate change, sustainability, and your consumption levels, it is. And while it may seem like a small change, regularly using reusable grocery bags is an important and impactful habit. After all, when it comes to environmental issues impacting the climate and our planet’s viability, we all have to commit to making daily changes. That ...read more

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