77 years ago today, German forces reentered the Rhineland, an act forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles following World War I. This is our front page from the following day, March 8, 1936.
The Items in ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ Will Cost You More Than $100,000
This year, for the first time ever, the price of purchasing every item in the song, all 364 of them, has risen above $100,000. That’s the cost of what PNC Wealth Management calls the “True Cost of Christmas,” calculating the cost of buying every item throughout all verses (fair warning: you’ll end up with 42 swans-a-swimming and 42 geese-a-laying if you do).
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives.
Client: “Just fix up the blurry text on the leaderboard. The other ones are fine.”
Confused, I open the file and have a look. The text looks fine, so I call her over to ask what she’s on about.
Client: “Yes, that’s better!”
Me: “I didn’t do anything.”
Client: “You must have, because when I…
Life-Size Optimus Prime
Somebody actually built this out of scrapped car parts.