Useless

3M Company’s researcher Spence Silver was working on a brand new sticky concoction. He discovered an adhesive that could make a piece of paper stick and re-stick on different things. 3M didn’t see a need and wrote it off as useless. One day, another of 3M’s employees, Authur Fry, told Silver about the problems he…

Rattlesnake Ambush

While hunting deer in the Tehama Wildlife Area near Red Bluff in northern California, Jay Rathman climbed up a slope of a rocky gorge. As he raised his head to look over the ledge, he sensed movement to the right of his face. As he turned, a coiled rattler struck with lightning speed, just missing…

Give Me A Break

Author Martha Bolton told an interesting story about her father. Later in his life, he had suffered a series of minor heart attacks. Bolton went on to tell, “During one of his many hospital stays, it became necessary to transport him to another facility for rehabilitation therapy. The driver who was assigned to pick him…