Category: facts

The story of Pat Stewart, the Blackpool belle in the polka dot…

The story of Pat Stewart, the Blackpool belle in the polka dot dress, 1951.

15 dark secrets you probably never knew about Lucille Ball and…

15 dark secrets you probably never knew about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s marriage.

12 tragic facts about the life and death of Natalie Wood.

12 tragic facts about the life and death of Natalie Wood.

12 things you probably didn’t know about Janis Joplin.

12 things you probably didn’t know about Janis Joplin.

Yesterday's Print 2018-09-18 18:26:59

The Lincoln Star, Nebraska, May 15, 1932

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Curious Facts for Curious People

The Press Herald, Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1936

 

  • It takes the average man eleven minutes to find what he wants in a medicine cabinet.
  • The male bee is quite irresponsible and cannot be trusted in matters of great importance.
  • There are 45,679,345 types of floor lamps east of the Mississippi alone.
  • Teething babies should never be fed hot chestnuts or corn on the cob.
  • The caloric content of toothpicks is very low.
  • Polar bears make poor house pets.

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14 classic Hollywood scandals you may have never heard of.

14 classic Hollywood scandals you may have never heard of.

Ever wonder why there’s a tiny pocket above the regular ones in…

Ever wonder why there’s a tiny pocket above the regular ones in the front of your jeans? There is a reason…

Victorian postmortem photography: The myth of the stand alone…

Victorian postmortem photography: The myth of the stand alone corpse.

8 things you may not know about the Hollywood sign.

8 things you may not know about the Hollywood sign.