Archive for September, 2017



What Is Pumpkin Spice?

According to MentalFloss –

Pumpkin Spice season seems to come earlier every year. But before you reach for a cup, drink this in: The flavor can be composed of more than 300 elements—and pumpkin isn’t one of them.

Continue reading and watch a video HERE.

In 1960, A Small Texas Town Experienced ‘Satan’s Storm’

According to alabamawx.com –

It was a typical June night in Kopperl. Skies were mostly clear. Some heat lightning was visible on the horizon. One clump of clouds rolled toward the town after midnight. The temperature was about 70F. Suddenly, a tremendous wind arose. It gusted to over 75 mph over a wide area. A store was unroofed. Trees were knocked over. The temperature shot up with an incredible momentum. In just a few minutes, it rose to over 100F. There are reports that thermometers designed to register temperatures up to 140F actually broke as the alcohol expanded so rapidly with the dramatic heat.

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Meet Harvey and Irma – Not The Hurricanes

According to the New York Times –

Harvey and Irma Schluter have been married for 75 years. He turned 104 in July; she will be 93 in November. They vividly remember many of the major events of the 20th century, from her first time spotting an airplane, during the Great Depression, to his wonder at watching Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. In a recent phone interview, Mrs. Schluter even recalled the weather near her home in Spokane, Wash., on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. (Cool and cloudy.) But never before have they seen two major hurricanes bearing their names threaten the United States. “I don’t know how they’ve done that, to have a Harvey and Irma,” Mrs. Schluter said Wednesday. “I don’t know how that worked out.”

Continue reading HERE.

Peru’s Last Handwoven Bridge [video]

List Of The World’s Oldest Buildings

According to wikipedia –

This article lists the oldest free-standing buildings constructed in the world, including on each of the continents and within each country. “Building” is defined as any human-made structure used or interface for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy.

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24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of The Week

From BuzzFeed –

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and breathtaking pictures from the past week.

 

The World’s Hardest Food [video]


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