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Fox Photos, Getty Images

First Color T.V. in March, 1954

It was March of 1954 when RCA introduced the first color television set. It was the RCA CT-100, which today is a collector's item to end all collector's items because only two to three dozen working CT-100’s can be found in the world today. Westinghouse did introduce a color T.V. a little sooner, but the RCA CT-100 is considered the ‘real’ first.

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Sharon Birthday
Photo by Debi Testa

What Happened on YOUR Birthday? Find Out Here!

Randy and I were announcing birthdays and I thought to myself...

"What happened on MY birthday?"

Well, thanks to the internet, YOU can find out, too, just like I did!

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Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images

Lucky Charms Cereal Turning 50

This spring the breakfast cereal Lucky Charms is turning 50 years old and the five oat-piece shapes haven’t changed since its birth in 1964. Lucky Charms is a cereal enjoyed by adults as well as children with 48% of them consumed by adults.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Rare Coins Found in California May Be From a U.S. Mint Heist

The best news in the world for a Northern California couple may turn out to be the worst news in the world. The couple made an incredible find on their property when they were walking their dog; it was over $10 million in gold coins. A find of rare coins that is considered the greatest find in U.S. history, one the couple thought would bring them untold fortune. Not so fast.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

George Strait Bio and Concert at Gillette Stadium

George Strait was born and raised in Texas on his family’s ranch, a ranch that had been in the Strait family for nearly 100 years. George’s music career started when he was teenager playing in rock & roll garage band. He attended college, briefly, deciding to drop out, get married and join the Army. While in the Army is where he began playing country music.

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NASA Goddard Photo and Video, Flickr
NASA Goddard Photo and Video, Flickr

Fun With Maps! The U.S.-Canadian Border Has Some Interesting Twists and Turns

I love this. There are 8,000 markers that define the border between the sister nations of Canada and the United States, establishing the 'no touching zone'. ( MOM, Canada is touching me again!!)  This video will explain a lot of the 'whys' of all of that. 

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Chris Jackson, Getty Images
Chris Jackson, Getty Images

The U.S. Army and the Great Camel Experiment

In 1843 the Quarter Master General of the United States received a letter from Captain George H. Crosman stating the importance for the U.S. Army to use camels in the military. Crosman believed camels would have an advantage over horses by scaring them before a confrontation could begin. Native Americas used horses

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By Paul Paladin, Thinkstock
By Paul Paladin, Thinkstock

Betty White is Older Than Sliced Bread! That & Other Fun ‘Time Facts’

Funny, I was just talking with a friend about time and that classic feeling about time just 'slipping away'. It becomes even more bizarre when you start to compare certain events. Check these out! 

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Rare Coins

$10 Million in Rare Gold Coins Found as Couple Walks Their Dog

Imagine taking your dog for a walk and coming home $10 million richer. That’s what happened to a Northern California couple earlier this month. They were walking along their property when they saw something: cans of gold coins.

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Miracle on Ice U

Some Historical Moments in Sports on this Day in History

Some interesting and stand-out accomplishments in sports occurred on this day, February 24, in sports history. Some of the highlights: in 1960 the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated Germany 9-1 in the final rounds to win the United States first gold medal in hockey. This medal win is known as the ‘forgotten miracle’ because the U.S. was not considered to have a chance to win.

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