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If you've ever wondered about America's first president and the cherry tree, you may enjoy these interesting facts about George Washington.Wall Street swearing-in It was April 30, 1789. On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street, the first president of the United States took his oath of office. The 57-year-old statesman, who served two terms as...more
One of nature's more cute and cuddly animals, squirrels can be found all over the world. They most commonly make their homes in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Typically between 10 and 20 centimeters tall, there are around six species of squirrel in America. Yet one of their most interesting relatives is the flying squirrel.Facts on flying squirrels There are almost 50...more
Hats used to be a staple of the American wardrobe, but nowadays, they are worn mainly by the fashion-oriented. Bring back tradition with our guide to building a stylish hat wardrobe. Hats are perfect for when you're having a bad hair day or you just want to set yourself apart from everyone else. You'll soon find that there are many wearable headpieces for all seasons -...more
You've contacted a potential employer and you've sent in your resume and cover letter, but now comes the tricky part: mastering the job interview. Even if you are truly passionate about working for a certain company, your enthusiasm can sometimes be overshadowed by simple tactical errors that we all make from time to time. Find out how to conquer the basic job interview by...more
Are you considering taking a trip with your family this summer? If you have children under the age of 5, the thought of traveling may seem impossible. You're probably worried about how your little ones will be able to handle a long car or plane ride, as well as sleeping in a place they are not used to. However, there are some ways that you can have a peaceful vacation...more
So, you've finally come around to selling some extra stuff online. Now the question is, how can you take photos that will draw people in to buying your item? Whether you're using reputable auction sites, Craigslist, or community message boards, the right photos are essential to getting people to seriously consider accepting your offer. Without photos, many...more
There are plenty of ways to be environmentally friendly in today's world of convenience. Perhaps the easiest and most beneficial method is to recycle. Recycling is the recovery of common and useful materials, such as paper or glass, to make new products so the amount of new material needed decreases. According to the United States Environment...more
Failing to remember someone's name can sometimes foil what could've been a great encounter with an acquaintance. Recalling the correct name and pronunciation of someone you've met before can be greatly beneficial for both social and business situations. These tips may help you to recall the names that go with those familiar faces. Association One easy way to...more
King Tutankhamun, alternately called "King Tut" and "The Boy King" for his short, childhood reign, was an ancient Egyptian king known mostly for the 20th century discovery of his tomb and the priceless artifacts it contained, not the least of which was his 3,000-year-old mummy.Before his death at age 19, Tutankhamun ruled for only a decade during the...more
Leif Erikson is a well-known figure around the globe, made famous for his Viking exploits. The Norse hero, whose last name may also be spelled 'Eriksson' or 'Ericson,' is also controversially credited with being the first European explorer to reach the Americas back in the 11th century. It was perhaps for this reason that former President Lyndon B. Johnson...more