tunnel of love

Strange Things

A month in review. Here are some of the strange things that I came across for the month of November. Did you know? This one was a bit controversial. The FDA’s clarification on the subject is fuzzy at best. I emailed a few larger produce companies and have yet to hear back from them. I …

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Dolly Parton

November Famous Quotes

The First step to changing your outlook on life is changing your prospective. I think this is the reason people love quotes so much. While running the Wisedocks Facebook page, I noticed that any quotes I put up got double the reactions. This made me smile because I love quotes as well. So I decided …

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Neanderthal cannibalism

Cannibalized Neanderthals found in Spain

In 1994, deep in the El Sidron cave system in northern Spain, the bodies of 13 cannibalized Neanderthals were found. They lived around 50,000 years ago. Modern forensic techniques determined that they had been cannibalized, because the skulls were cracked open to extract the bone marrow. Their tongues and brains had been eaten. The group …

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Arlington Memorial

A salute to our Veterans

What does Veterans Day mean to you? How and why do we celebrate it? It’s fun getting a little bit of history about why and how we celebrate the days that we do in America. So with that said, “Thank You to our Veterans!” What is Veterans Day? The holiday is always celebrated on November …

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Nursery Rhyme Origins

Nursery Rhyme Origins

As a wannabe history buff, nursery rhyme origins have always fascinated me. From a time usually far removed from today’s societal norms, they give us a glimpse into the past. Life was much more simple over a century ago, albeit much harsher. Nursery rhymes tell the tale. Let’s look at a few of them and …

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metric system

Is America going metric?

Is America going metric? The history of the metric system and why America has been reluctant to adopt it.

odd history facts

Odd History Facts

Humans are weird. This has always been a fact but, for the last few thousand years, it has been well documented. So let’s dive into some of the odd history of mankind.

star stuff

We are star stuff

Carl Sagan famously said this many times, “We are star stuff”. But what does that actually mean?

meteor shower

Meteor Showers

Nothing is more fun than sitting under a clear night sky watching meteor showers. There is a meteor shower going on nearly all the time.

Netflix

What to watch

Upcoming series coming to Netflix that I’m excited about.