This Day in History for April 17 – Ford Mustang Debuts and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1397 – Geoffrey Chaucer tells the ‘Canterbury Tales’ for the first time at the court of Richard II (More info) 1961 – A group of CIA financed and trained Cuban exiles lands at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba with the aim of ousting Fidel Castro (More info)
This Day in History for April 5 – Kurt Cobain Commits Suicide and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1792 – President George Washington casts the first presidential veto (More info) 1922 – The American Birth Control League, forerunner of Planned Parenthood, is incorporated (More info)
How Can You Win the Lottery? Here Are Some Tips — Dollars and Sense [VIDEO]
The jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions lottery now stands at $363 million, causing even those who don’t normally play to throw their hopeful hats into the ring for Tuesday night’s drawing. Are there things you can do to boost your chances of winning?
Tweet-a-Beer Allows You To Buy Beers For Friends Anywhere
One of the ways Oreo is celebrating its 100th birthday is by letting you send smartphone coupons for cookies to your friends. But why send cookies when you can send a beer?
Apple Unveils the New iPad — What Will It Do?
While Wednesday’s roll-out of the new generation of Apple’s iPad didn’t have quite the fanfare of prior events helmed by the company’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, that doesn’t mean people weren’t paying attention. Here’s a quick rundown of the announcement.
New Movie Releases – ‘John Carter,’ ‘Silent House’ and ‘A Thousand Words’
Sci-fi, horror or comedy? Take your pick. All three genres have movies opening in wide-release this weekend.
Redbox Offers Free Game and Movie Rentals — Dollars and Sense
You’ve likely seen the ubiquitous Redbox movie and game-rental kiosks all over the place. And if you haven’t yet tried them out, here’s a good reason to do so: the company is enticing you with a pair of freebies.
Ohio School Shooting Rattles Residents as Attacker Is Brought Into Custody
A shooting at an Ohio high school had local residents on lock-down for a short period on Monday morning.
Weekend Box Office — ‘Act of Valor’ Captivates Audiences for a First Place Finish
Americans’ fascination with the Navy SEALs translated to a big opening for ‘Act of Valor,’ which earned $24.7 million and first place at the box office this weekend.
Google Glasses Are Coming – Here’s What We Know
We told you about the upcoming Google Glasses a few weeks ago, and now we have a few more details to share.
Get Ready — Your Smartphone May Soon Work Even Slower — Dollars and Sense
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says wireless resources are not infinite. In fact, the smartphones to which we’re all so addicted are gobbling so much bandwidth that as early as next year, we could be paying more for our service — not to mention seeing slower data speeds and an increase in dropped calls.
Brewery Making Beer Specifically For Beer Pong
Have you ever been playing beer-pong and thought to yourself, “You know what this game needs? Branded beer.” If so, congratulations! It’s your lucky day!