Tuesday, September 30, 2014


The very first TV commercial was for Bulova watches in 1941, and it aired in the middle of a pro baseball game between the Dodgers and Phillies. The spot cost nine dollars.

Monday, September 29, 2014


The magnitude of the earthquake we had a couple of days ago.

Friday, September 19, 2014


This ZIP code covers posh Beverly Hills, Calif., and was the title of a popular teen TV drama in the 1990s.

Thursday, September 11, 2014


Roselle, a guide dog, saved her blind owner after leading him down 78 storys of the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

Sunday, September 7, 2014


The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital.

It was something he ate!

X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer -- the dog had consumed 43 1/2 socks.

The Great Dane was discharged home a day after surgery. The owners aren't available for comment but she confirms the dog is alive. No word on what he's eaten lately.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

3 (1+2)

1 and 2 are the only numbers where they are the values of the numbers of factors they have.

Friday, September 5, 2014


If you take any prime number, any at all, and square it and then subtract 1, the result will ALWAYS divide into or be divisible by 24