DeWitt Wallace and his wife Lila Wallace published the first magazine! Reader’s Digest
It covered a wide variety of subjects for easy reading. They also published and direct marketed the magazine themselves
With a circulation of over 10 million copies in America, it is believed to be the best-selling consumer magazine in the country!
Super Bowl XL
Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit!
The Steelers’ wide receiver
Hines Ward was named the game’s MVP
and then lastly…
Happy 44th Birthday to
! Sara Evans
That’s my favorite Sara Evans song!
The Supreme Court ruled that firing a woman for breastfeeding isn’t sexist.
A woman from Iowa sued Nationwide Mutual Insurance after she claims she was forced to resign because they didn’t provide her with a proper space to breastfeed.
A trial court dismissed the cast saying “that breastfeeding-related firings aren’t sexist
because men can lactate, too.”
She petitioned the Supreme Court for a review of the dismissal of her case but they refused… which means she has reached the end of the road and will be unable to pursue this matter further.
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Sports Illustrated is making history by having a plus-size model pose for this year’s annual swimsuit issue.
27-year-old Ashley Graham is a size-16 model who has already been featured in spreads for Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and Latina magazine.
The swimsuit edition is scheduled to hit news stands on Feb. 9th.
A Washington D.C. barber will give old-man haircuts to kids who misbehave in his shop.
He wrote on his Instagram page, “
you wanna act grown…well now u look grown too.”
The barber posted photos on Instagram of the haircut on his own kid who was acting up. He also posted photos after fixing his son’s hair.
He nicknamed the haircut the “
Benjamin Button Special.”
The haircut is free to any parent who is tired of their kid acting up.
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J.W. Goodrich introduced rubber galoshes to the public.
191 years later, and they’re still a fashion statement!
were held in Lake Placid, NY! The first Winter Olympics in the United States
Lake Placid would also host the Olympics again in 1980…
“Do you believe in miracles?!”
, The Master Of Las Vegas passed away from AIDS at his Palm Springs, CA estate. Liberace,
He was 67
and then lastly…
A civil jury in Santa Monica, California found
O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman.
Initially, the jury awarded $8.5 million in compensatory damages to Goldman’s parents. but they added $25 million in punitive damages to go to Nicole Brown Simpson’s estate and Goldman’s father a few days later.
Simpson was later ordered to give up his Heisman Trophy and nearly $500,000 in valuables
He is now in prison for trying to steal back said valuables he had to give up.
Economists created a math model to show that it’s okay to leave the toilet seat up.
The model found the best way to minimize effort is to simply
leave the seat in the position you’ve used it.
A guy will have to lift the seat each time he urinates but not when he goes number two…. and the woman will have to lower it each time she urinates but not if the man has pooped before her.
And because no one will have to move the seat more than once per bathroom visit, effort will be reduced.
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United States of Bacon: Its Pork Over Beef in America for First Time Since 1952
More pork than beef is now being produced in the US for the first time since 1952.
Pork production will climb this year to a record 23.908 billion pounds while beef will drop 1.7% to 23.901 billion.
Meanwhile, chicken will also jump to an all-time high at 39.206 billion pounds.
The main reason beef production is falling to a 22-year low is cattle ranchers across the country haven’t recovered from a drought in 2012.
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Katy Perry’s “flame” dress from the Super Bowl halftime show was made of detailed patent leather worth $15,000 to $20,000, according to fashion designer Jeremy Scott.
He collaborated with Katy for two months on each costume design!
Her finale dress cost $15,000, and it had to be easily slipped on in just 45 seconds.
With four costume changes,
Katy wore more outfits than anyone ever has during a halftime show.
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