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Rare Letter From Titanic Sold

A very rare letter than is in excellent shape written by a passenger on the Titanic sold at auction for $200,000. The letter was written by a passenger on the Titanic saying how wonderful the voyage was. The letter was written just hours before the ship hit an iceberg and began to sink.

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images

Listening to John Denver

I was listening to John Denver music this weekend and started to remember what a great artist he was.  From the early 70’s through the late 80s’, he had million selling records, starred in successful movies and hosted numerous T.V. specials.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

PEZ Candy Dispensers

PEZ candy dispensers have been around since 1927, first starting as a breath mint for smokers. When Austrian inventor Edward Haas brought the idea to America, he made a couple of key changes. In 1952 he made PEZ a candy to appeal to children, and it worked.

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Richard Heathcote, Getty Images

Beards on the Decline, Clean Shaven on the Upswing

According to a new study men’s beards seem to come and go in popularity, depending on how popular beards are. Sounds confusing, but not really. As beards become popular it means more men have beards, as more and more men have beards, it’s not considered rare anymore, so beards start to go out of style.

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Jason Kirk, Getty Images

Willie Marconi the Best in Billiards

Willie Marconi was considered one the greatest billiards players of all time. In my opinion he was the greatest. Willie passed away in 1980 after suffering a stroke. His best game came on April 17, 1956 against Jimmy Moore in Kinston, North Carolina. In that game Marconi sank 150 balls in a row, a perfect game.

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Frazier Harrison, Getty Images

Disney’s It’s a Small World Turns 50

April 22nd will be the 50th anniversary of the iconic (and sometimes nerve wracking) song, It’s a Small World. The song was first introduced during the 1964 World’s Fair in New York as Walt Disney was introducing the ride.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Looking Back on 2004 ACM Awards Show

Now that the 2014 ACM awards show is over I thought it would be cool to look back on the ACM show that took place 10 years ago. It was held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas where this year some acts were performing. The show was hosted by Reba McEntire which was her third year as host.

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Independent Picture Services, Getty Images

700 Year Old Community Toilet Found

One of the biggest archeology digs in Denmark has uncovered something archaeologists sort of stumbled on, 700 year old latrines that are in excellent shape. Such good shape the poo still smells as bad as ever.

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NASA-Getty Images

Miniseries Scheduled for Landing on the Moon

The Science Channel and Discovery Channel have teamed up for a global competition and have turned it into a miniseries. The top prize is $30 million dollars if you can be the first to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Most Famous Lines in Movies History

The new Captain America is opening this weekend and is expected to be a box office smash pulling in $90 million for its opening weekend. While thinking of movies I remembered reading last week the #40 greatest lines in a movie was from Forest Gump.

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