10 Ways to Give Your Kids a Boost By Helping Them Study Better
When your kids go back to school, it’s almost like you go back to school, too. Teachers and childhood development professionals agree that when a child’s parents are involved in his education, he learns more and gets better grades. That means, you have just as big a responsibility in his schoolwork as he does.
Awesome Guy Buys a Kmart, Donates Everything to Charity
We’ve all done it. We buy a small bag of groceries at the store to donate to a food bank. We bring toys for the tots. We buy some gloves and a scarf to put on a tree for a needy child. But few of us have done what Rankin Paynter did for his Clark County community.
10 Essential Tips to Help You Get the Best Deals at Garage Sales
With the popularity of eBay and craigslist, it has become very easy to get great deals on “gently used” items without leaving the comfort of your home, but as the weather warms up, we can’t deny that there is just something much more exciting about finding those great deals while on the hunt at garage sales all over town.
Polar Bear Gets Arrested During Routine Traffic Stop
This seems like your standard traffic stop, in any country. There’s a vehicle pulled over and the closed-circuit camera in the officer’s cruiser starts rolling. But that’s just about where the “routine” part of the stop ends.
US Postal Service to Stop Shipping Electronics to Troops Overseas
In an announcement made earlier this month, the US Postal Service told customers that as of May 16, they will no longer ship electronics like iPads, Kindles, smartphones and other devices containing lithium batteries overseas. This means that people who want to ship electronics to troops serving abroad will have to pay a premium to go through private shipping services.
This Day in History for May 10 – J. Edgar Hoover is Appointed to the FBI and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1863 – Confederate General Stonewall Jackson dies, eight days after being accidentally shot by his own troops (More info) 1869 – The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western US, is completed with the driving in of a golden spike in Promontory Summit, UT (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 10 – Bono, Young MC and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Bono Age: 52 Occupation: Singer Known For: Being the outspoken frontman for U2 and the world’s richest rock star, leading the group to 22 Grammys (more than any other rock band), being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, and tirelessly tackling many humanitarian causes.
This Day in History for May 9 – The Beatles Sign Their First Recording Contract and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1914 – Mother’s Day becomes a public holiday (More info) 1962 – The Beatles sign their first recording contract and hire George Martin to be their producer (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 9 – Billy Joel, Rosario Dawson and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Billy Joel Age: 63 Occupation: Singer Known For: Winning six Grammy Awards out of 23 Grammy nominations, well-known and timeless hits like ‘Piano Man,’ ‘Only the Good Die Young,’ ‘For the Longest Time,’ ‘She’s Always a Woman,’ and ‘You May Be Right,’ and getting kicked out of Christie Brinkley’s uptown world.
This Day in History for May 8 – First Westminster Dog Show Opens and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1877 – The first Westminster Dog Show is held (More info) 1902 – On the Caribbean island of Martinique, Mount Pelee erupts, destroying the town of St. Pierre and killing nearly 40,000 people (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 8 – Enrique Iglesias, Alex Van Halen and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Alex Van Halen Age: 59 Occupation: Rock drummer Known For: Being one half of the brother duo who created the rock colossus that is Van Halen, winning a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance for the album ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,’ and for being an ordained minister, having performed marriage ceremonies for both his brother and f
This Day in History for May 4 – The First Grammy Awards Are Held and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1932 – Al Capone is jailed for tax evasion (More info) 1959 – The first ever Grammy Awards are held (More info)