Culture

Mandela Effect
CultureAlan Bursky
AUG.17,2020 / UPDATED ON AUG.27,2020

You're So Easy To Fool, But It’s Not Your Fault.

The Mandela Effect and false memory. Do you really see, see and hear what you see and hear?

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instagram influencers
CultureBetsy Barker
AUG.24,2020 / UPDATED ON SEP.18,2020

Now You, Too, Can Be Famous

Why Do We Keep Making Instagram & TikTok Influencers Famous?

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voting by mail
CultureRick Bursky
AUG.20,2020 / UPDATED ON AUG.27,2020

Changes at the Post Office Can Influence the Election

Much of what this country believes in might disappear.

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defund the police
CultureRick Bursky
JUL.06,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.22,2020

Fighting Crime From Ice Cream Trucks

Is defunding the police a bad idea and what does it really mean.

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Christopher Columbus
CultureAlan Bursky
AUG.04,2020 / UPDATED ON AUG.14,2020

Christopher Columbus, He Changed the World for the Better

Was his discovery the single most important event in the history of human civilization?

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working from home
CultureRick Bursky
JUL.25,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.27,2020

Working From Home Versus Hardly Working

COVID-19 is turning up the heat on the working-from-home debate.

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what is love
CultureAlan Bursky
JUN.29,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.22,2020

Love Isn’t What You Think It Is

Love isn’t an emotion. But what is it?

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confederate generals
CultureRick Bursky
JUN.18,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.03,2020

The United States Army Honors Men Who Committed Treason

America is alone in the world when it comes to honoring enemies.

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Anti-Semitism
CultureAlan Bursky
JUN.16,2020 / UPDATED ON JUN.27,2020

Anti-Semitic Fairy Tales by Your Favorite Children’s Authors

Is it a coincidence that the word “grim” is close to the name Grimm, as in The Brothers Grimm?

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Carla Baron
CultureRick Bursky
JUN.01,2020 / UPDATED ON JUN.08,2020

When Police Draw a Blank, They Call On Psychics, Really. 

You might not believe psychics can really help, but many police agencies would disagree with you.

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societal breakdown
CultureRick Bursky
APR.28,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.06,2020

Your Neighbors Are Arming Themselves, Are You?

Gun sales are going through the roof. What are we preparing to protect ourselves from, each other?

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snopes.com
CultureRick Bursky
APR.19,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.25,2020

How to Fact-Check Fake News

Every time someone creates fake news, they assume you are stupid, you need to fact-check.

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coronavirus
CultureRick Bursky
MAR.29,2020 / UPDATED ON MAY.08,2020

The Danger of Loneliness in the Time of the Coronavirus

Loneliness can increase the chances of illness and death.

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toilet paper
CultureRick Bursky
MAR.18,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.20,2020

Important Things About Toilet Paper

Stay calm, things will get better and you will find toilet paper.

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Marines Corps
CultureRick Bursky
FEB.09,2020 / UPDATED ON JUL.01,2020

11 Myths About the Marine Corps

Much of what people believe about the Marines, including Marines, isn't true.

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Stephen King
CultureDan Klass
SEP.16,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Real Haunted Car That Committed Murder

A lot of fiction is based on true stories.

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Sharon Tate
CultureAlan Bursky
JAN.31,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.03,2020

The Night I Saw Sharon Tate’s Ghost

Forget Once Upon Hollywood A Time In Hollywood. It’s not a true story. But this is.

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cannabis
CultureMelanie Sazegar
FEB.14,2020 / UPDATED ON APR.27,2020

Marijuana is Killing the Alcohol Industry

Marijuana is doing what Prohibition couldn’t. But this time everyone is having fun doing it.

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serial killers
CultureRick Bursky
FEB.18,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.24,2020

Serial Killers Go To Heaven

Admission tickets to heaven might not be as challenging to get; at least, it seems that way.

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Buddhism
CultureMelanie Sazegar
JAN.15,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Buddha-Jew -- the Newest form of Judaism

Buddhist or Jewish ... trying for the best of both worlds.

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Who runs the world? Girls
CultureMelissa Webber
JAN.28,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Ladies Meet Your Worst Enemy: You

Who needs enemies when you’ve got you?

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the Halls of Montezuma
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON JUL.01,2020

America Doesn’t Need the Marine Corps

America might not need them but America sure does love them.

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Strunk and White
CultureRick Bursky
JAN.23,2020 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

10 Tips On How to Pretend to be Smart (at Work)

There’s a lot to be said for “fake it until you make,” and we’ll give you a few ideas of how to do that.

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college tuition
CultureRick Bursky
MAR.02,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.07,2020

The Dollars and Sense of a College Degree

Don’t let a college degree be a waste of time and money.

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Tom Hanks
CultureRick Bursky
FEB.02,2020 / UPDATED ON MAR.03,2020

It’s Time to Stop Tipping

It’s time to start paying better. But in the meantime, tipping is necessary. See who tips well, and who doesn’t.

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mistakes in the Bible.
CultureAlan Bursky
DEC.21,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

If the Bible is the Word of God, He Needs a Good Editor

You don’t have to be a Biblical scholar to know there are many contradictions/mistakes in the Bible. How do you know which verses to believe?

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psychopaths
CultureAlan Bursky
NOV.25,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.23,2020

6 Signs You Might Be Raising a Psychopath

If you're a parent and reading this article doesn't make you nervous or angry ... you're lucky.

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dogs
CultureMelissa Webber
DEC.16,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.05,2020

Dog Are Better Pets Than Cats

We're not suggesting that you stop loving your cat, we’re simply presenting some facts.

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How To Disappear
CultureRick Bursky
DEC.08,2019 / UPDATED ON MAY.15,2020

How To Disappear From The World

If disappearing ever crossed your mind, read this and hopefully you’ll come to your senses.

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many versus multiple
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.30,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.08,2020

There Is A Word You Need To Stop Using Immediately

I’m going to save you before the language police arrive to arrest you.

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Baseball is not a sport.
CultureMelissa Webber
DEC.02,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Sorry Fans, Baseball is Not a Sport

We wanted to wait until baseball season was in the rearview mirror before publishing this article in an attempt to minimize the blow-back.

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Donald Trump
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Donald Trump Wants to Make Ties Great Again

The president does have a reason to challenge fashion norms with his ties.

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gaming industry
CultureMatthew Mazzarella
NOV.19,2019 / UPDATED ON NOV.22,2019

Banned! New Video Games Laws Enacted

The Chinese are leading the pack with these laws.

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sushi
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.02,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Secret Every Sushi Lover Should Know

Japan might not be happy with this.

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leather chaps
CultureIrena Murphy, photo by Amber Goetz
OCT.13,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Women Bikers, the New Motorcycle Gangs

Forget all of the old stereotypes about women on motorcycles.

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Nike
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.23,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

True Story of the Death Behind the World-Famous Nike Tagline

A killer's last words were the words Nike made famous.

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democratic party
CultureFMB Staff Writer
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Democrat’s Guide to Loving a Republican

You can live happily ever after when opposites attract.

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2020 presidential election
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.30,2019 / UPDATED ON JAN.08,2020

See Which Presidents Did It First

You don't have to memorize this information but this is the stuff you should know about the men we made president.

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top secret clearances
CultureRick Bursky
OCT.31,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

America’s Top Secrets Might Not Be Very Secret

Millions of people have access to things they probably shouldn’t.

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United States Army
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.01,2019 / UPDATED ON MAR.02,2020

9 Reasons to Join the Army

Serving your country is only one of the reasons.

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Millennials
Culture Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

8 Reasons Why Millennials are Cowards!

Every generation is different than the previous.

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brown shoes with a blue suit
Culture Matilda Sands
OCT.27,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Fashion Mistake You Might be Making

Blue suit, brown shoes – it’s just wrong, politics aside.

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reading
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Reading Makes You a Smarty-Pants and Happy-Pants

A good book for you is good for you in many ways.

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diamonds
CultureOphelia Frank
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Why You Should Sell Your Diamonds Right Now

Technology is about to destroy the price of your diamonds.

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Roman Emperor Constantine I
CultureRick Bursky
NOV.17,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Jesus Christ’s Real Birthday Isn’t December 25th

No one is willing to guess at His real birthday but no one believes it was on Christmas.

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Christmas
CultureMelissa Webber
NOV.16,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Dark Side of Christmas

Not everything is so merry during the happiest time of the year.

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Thanksgiving
CultureMelissa Webber
NOV.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Why Thanksgiving is Scarier than Halloween

Things get dangerous on Thanksgiving.

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Jewish Christmas
CultureBrooke Feldman
NOV.03,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Jewish Christmas. And We Don't Mean Chanukah

While most of America is celebrating Christmas, this is what your Jewish neighbors are doing.

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traffic ticket
CultureRick Bursky
OCT.17,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

How to Get Out of a Traffic Ticket, and if You Can’t …

Traffic tickets can be costly, perhaps more than you imagine.

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Thanksgiving
Culture Matilda Sands
SEP.17,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Things That’ll Make You More Interesting on Thanksgiving Day

Nothing goes with a good dinner like good conversation.

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trick-or-treat
CultureOphelia Frank
SEP.15,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

The Halloween Costume We’re Cancelling This Year

It's time we stopped sexualizing women on Halloween.

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telephone
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

How to Answer the Phone, Because You're Not Doing It Right

If you answer the phone with "hello" you're doing it wrong.

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God
Culture Matilda Sands
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Be the Next Person to Sue God

God knows, (pun intended) there are enough reasons to sue him.

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George Clooney
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

George Clooney's Presidential Run

Clooney would be the second movie star to become president. Reagan was the first.

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Holloween
CultureRick Bursky
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

Legal Age to Trick-Or-Treat

Break some Halloween laws and you won't get a treat.

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Celiac Disease
CultureAlexis Orgera
SEP.10,2019 / UPDATED ON FEB.28,2020

No Cake for You. Gluten-Free & Happy

Now you can have your cake and eat it, too.

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A Christmas Carol
CultureAlan Bursky
DEC.15,2019 / UPDATED ON DEC.18,2019

The Invention of Modern Christmas

Modern Christmas was invented by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and that classic has launched countless movie versions.

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Meghan Markle
Culture Matilda Sands
NOV.25,2019 / UPDATED ON DEC.03,2019

Crazy Christmas Presents of the Rich and Famous

Having money doesn't mean you have good taste, or good sense.

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