The Faulty Shoe

Shoe problems just stink. Breaking a high-heel. Ripping off a shoelace. Tearing a hole in the side of a sneaker. Whatever the issue may be, it’s always a huge bummer. When our shoes go out of commission, it causes everything to slow down and stop. Understanding shoe struggles, we don’t have to be a basketball…

The Lawsuit Over A Penny

In 1973, the price of copper was starting to increase dramatically. To cut costs, there was a proposal sent to Congress to produce aluminum pennies instead of copper. The Mint made about 1.6 million of these pennies and brought them to Congress for approval. They were rejected. So, all the coins were taken back and…

You’re Not Trash

A story is told about a woman who accidentally fell out of her second-floor window into a garbage truck that just happened to be outside. She tried to get the truck drivers attention but to no avail. She climbed her way near the opening and waited until the truck stopped so she could get out.…

A McDonald’s Happy Meal

Take a look at the two pictures below for a moment: In 2010, Sally Davies decided she wanted to see how a McDonald’s Happy Meal would hold up over time.  She left the burger and fries out on her kitchen counter and took pictures as time progressed.  Unless you read the captions in the pictures,…