Sunday, August 2, 2015

Fact of the Day: Sun System

The first known person to correctly say that the planets revolve around Sun and not the Earth was Aristarchus of Samos. The ancient Greek astronomer lived from 310-230 BC. 

Saturday, August 1, 2015

My July 2015 Favorites

July didn't seem like it lasted too long, but I managed to have watched quite a bit this month. Here are my favorites.

Fact of the Day; Cookie

The English word cookie is derived from the Dutch word koekje. It means "little cake" in English. 

Friday, July 31, 2015

Random Photo: Scary Ride

Awhile back I noticed this kiddie ride at the Gaffney Outlet Mall in South Carolina. We noticed a paper that said "out of order". That doesn't' surprise me, with a face like that, it creeps even me out. Who was the artist who thought that was a good idea?  

Fact of the Day: Little Richard

The musician Little Richard's mother originally wanted to name her son Ricardo. But an error ended up giving him the name Richard instead.