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

Jun 2, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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

10 Best Reusable Water Bottles to Keep You Hydrated on the Go

Jun 1, 2022

bigacis/Getty Images Ready to invest in a reusable water bottle? You already know that you should be drinking more water—and chances are, you know that single-use plastic water bottles are bad for the planet. After all, a growing list of stadiums, colleges, and airports have banned them. And with all the various reusable water bottles available, there’s really no excuse to keep buying bottled water. Yes, they do initially cost more, but after just a few uses, you’ll recoup tho ...read more

25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 339

May 31, 2022

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 338, click here. 1. Children in front of the world’s largest log cabin in Portland, Oregon, USA, 1938. It was built in 1905 and burned down in 1964. 2. A “victorious” Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returns from Germany and declares “peace for our time” after Hitler agrees not to invade any more territories in Europe, 1938. 3. On 27 May 1942, the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the ‘architect of Holocaus ...read more

That Time a Teenager Built a Nuclear Reactor in His Backyard

May 31, 2022

June 26, 1995 is a day the residents of Golf Manor, Michigan will never forget. On that day, hazmat-suited agents of the Environmental Protection Agency descended upon the quiet suburb and began systematically dismantling the garden potting shed of one Patty Hahn. When interviewed about the incident, most residents believed there had been some kind of chemical spill. But the truth is far stranger, for the cleanup was prompted by Patty Hahn’s son David, who at the age of 17 had tried to buil ...read more