On July Fourth weekend, nearly every community in the country gathers on lawn chairs and blankets to watch the local fireworks display. There are dozens of spectacular shows in all 50 states, but a few use big budgets, specialty fireworks or even a live music soundtrack to stand out from the rest.… Continue reading
President Ronald Reagan wrote a letter of advice to his son, Mike, on keeping a happy marriage a few days before his wedding. The letter closed by saying, “There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.”
Many of the values we take into adulthood were given to us by our parents.… Continue reading
Look out at cheering baseball fans from a player’s point-of-view in the baseball infographic below. Inside the stadium, and along the path of the pitch, you’ll find interesting stats about the economics of baseball, surprising fan-related facts and record-breaking moments in baseball history.… Continue reading
We’ve all gotten cat videos from friends, family or co-workers that we have to watch right now. Memes like keyboard cat, I Can Has Cheezburger and Grumpy CatTM have become some of the best online distractions since Facebook. Cute kitty videos have become so popular that the first annual Internet Cat Video Film Festival was held in Minnesota last year.… Continue reading
Spring is here, and the water is calling. It’s time to pull your boat out of storage – and while you may be itching to get out on the water, don’t neglect your vessel. Take the time to ensure that your boat is seaworthy, and the season’s first voyage will be a success.… Continue reading
Popular baby names, like fashion trends, go through cycles. In the 1970s, bell-bottom jeans and the names Jennifer and Michael were popular, while in 2013, names like Millie and Ted seem to be making a comeback.
Take a look at the top five names for boys and girls in 1913, and then compare them with CNN’s projections for 2013.… Continue reading