This Day In History – January 28


The National Football League franchise in Decatur, Illinois transferred to Chicago


The team took the name Chicago Bears 



The Lego company patented their design of Lego bricks!


The original bricks are still compatible with bricks produced today!



The supergroup USA for Africa recorded the song We Are The World!

This song was written by Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie, but it was sung by a who’s who of celebrities


It sold more than 20 million copies


The U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded just after takeoff.

All seven of its crewmembers were killed as the space shuttle broke apart 73 seconds into its flight.



Super Bowl XXX



The Dallas Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-17 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona

The Super Bowl MVP was Dallas’ corner back Larry Brown 

and then lastly…


Super Bowl XXXV



The Baltimore Ravens beat The New York Giants, 34-7, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

Baltimore Linebacker, Ray Lewis, was named the game’s MVP

-Tyler Jackson

Wanna be a 1%’er? Here’s how much you need to make, per state!

It takes around $385,000 of annual income to get into the United States’ top 1 percent

Connecticut has the highest bar to getting into the top, at $678,000.

New Jersey and New York are close behind – $539,000 & $506,000, respectively

What about Kansas?! $358,000!

The least?! – Arkansas, $228,000

Read the entire article HERE


Don’t skip breakfast – It can make your wasteline pay!

It turns out that eating breakfast can help you lose weight.

If you skip breakfast three times a week then you’re more like to snack throughout the day. and often times, those snacks are unhealthy and can cause weight gain.

People can actually gain an extra 26 pounds a year if they are missing that important first meal of the day!

In addition to weight gain, skipping breakfast causes many to lack energy in the morning and leave them feeling grumpy.

Many people just don’t feel hungry first thing in the morning while others would rather get extra sleep than prepare breakfast. But, a healthy breakfast encourages you to make healthy decisions through the rest of the day. if you’re on the go, it’s better to wait until you get to work to have that breakfast rather than skipping to go for something convenient and unhealthy later in the day.

Read more about it HERE

-Tyler Jackson

This Day In History – January 27


Soviet troops liberated the Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. 


Can you believe there’s people that deny this actually happened ??

Nearly FOUR MILLION people were massacred here, and why? Simply because of who they were born. 

This was one of the most tragic events the world has ever seen. Let this be a lesson, let this remind you that this is something we can never forget. To honor them, we can never let this happen again. 


Super Bowl XXV

Wide Right



The New York (Football) Giants beat the Buffalo Bill 20-19 in Tampa, Florida

Giants’ running back, Otis Anderson, was named the game’s MVP


Former world boxing champion Mike Tyson went on trial for allegedly raping an 18-year-old contestant in the 1991 Miss Black America Contest.


He was convicted and sentenced to three years in an Indiana State Prison

Mike. Come on man…

and then lastly…


The CEO of Apple – Steve Jobs – unveiled a brand new invention


This tablet personal computer was to be called the iPad

The man literally changed the world!

-Tyler Jackson

What is Your Net Worth?


It’s time to think about your net worth – or, how much you really have to your name.

Here’s how you figure that out – think of every single thing you own and add up the cost. Then, subtract every single thing you owe and that’ll give you your net worth.


Here’s a breakdown by age group.

Under 35: 30th percentile -$0, 50th percentile – $6,682, 70th percentile – $33,477

35 – 44: 30th percentile – $4,058, 50th percentile – $35,000, 70th percentile – $128,430

45-54: 30th percentile – $12,175, 50th percentile – $84,542, 70th percentile – $218,708

55-64: 30th percentile – $39,057, 50th percentile – $1440,200, 70th percentile – $333,750

65+: 30th percentile – $68,783, 50th percentile – $171,135, 70th percentile – $344,870

Read more here!

Madden NFL 15 has predicted their Super Bowl winner!

According to Madden NFL 15, the New England Patriots will beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday

Electronic Arts ran its simulation of Super Bowl XLIX in the popular video game and the Patriots edged out the Seahawks 28-24 on a game-winning touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Julian Edelman.

Brady was also named the game’s MVP, racking up 335 yards and four touchdowns.

Overall, Madden simulations have netted an 8-3 record in predicting the Super Bowl winner but was wrong last year when it picked the Denver Broncos over Seattle.

Read more about it HERE

-Tyler Jackson

Can’t Find “The One”? Well, Then, Marry Yourself!


A 40-year-old woman in Houston married herself in a big wedding.

The woman wed herself at the Museum of African American Culture in a celebration which included multiple dress changes, many flowers and even a cake-cutting.

She says she decided to marry herself because she has yet to find a partner she’s ready to spend her life with, and she promised herself as a child that if she wasn’t married by the time she turned forty she would tie the knot solo.

Read more here!

This Day In History – January 26


Rocky Mountain National Park, in Colorado, established!


Located northwest of Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses 265,000 of some of the prettiest acreage you’ll ever see!

I love this place! Happy 100th birthday, sweetheart! 


Super Bowl XX

The Chicago Bears beat the New England Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans

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Who could ever forget this play?!

Bears defensive end, Richard Dent, was named MVP


Super Bowl XXVI

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The Washington Redskins beat the Buffalo Bills, 37-24, in Minneapolis

Redskins quarterback, Mark Rypien, was named the game’s MVP


Super Bowl XXXI

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The Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots, 35-21, in New Orleans

Packers kick returner, Desmond Howard, was named the game’s MVP


President Clinton denied having an affair with a former White House intern, saying “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.” 

Whatever, bro.


Super Bowl XXXVII

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Oakland Raiders, 48-21 in San Diego

Tampa Bay’s safety, Dexter Jackson, was the game’s MVP.

and then lastly,


It was announced that James Cameron’s movie Avatar had become the highest-grossing film worldwide.

We’re talking ALL-TIME! This bad boy brought in $2.8 BILLION! 

Great movie! 

-Tyler Jackson