August 16, 1896 ~ There's Gold In Them Thar Hills!
While salmon fishing near the Klondike River in Canada’s Yukon Territory on August 16, 1896, George Carmack reportedly spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed. His lucky discovery sparks...Read more
Mixology Cocktail ~ Plum Gin Fizz
2 pounds of fresh plums - halved and pitted 1/3 cup sugar Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss together plums and sugar on a large rimmed baking sheet until fully coated;...Read more
Christmas In July Giveaway!
The winning order number 1054 has gone out to California! Are You Next?Read more
Have You Heard Of Cooler Corn?
Over the holiday weekend, friends received quite the surprise. A Coleman cooler appears, is wiped clean, then filled with the shucked ears of corn. Next, two kettles full of boiling...Read more
July 5, 1946 ~ The Bikini Was Invented!
On July 5, 1946, French designer Louis Réard unveils a daring two-piece swimsuit at the Piscine Molitor, a popular swimming pool in Paris. Parisian showgirl Micheline Bernardini modeled the new...Read more
Today ~ June, 26, 1963
President John F. Kennedy electrified the world on this day with his “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech, delivered from a platform overlooking the notorious wall dividing east and west Berlin. The concrete...Read more
Christmas in July? Why not?
What is the origin of Christmas in July? The precise origin of celebrating Christmas in July is still not very clear. The common belief is that the Christmas celebration in...Read more