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The years was 1967 and Walt Disney was working on what would be his final ride at Disneyland before his death. As the work continued throughout the ride, it soon became clear that plastics would not work for skeletal remains on the Pirates of Caribbean ride.After several attempts witch different ...
02/03/2017
During the great depression, a young man milked cows and delivered magazines to help his family make ends meet. Each day he would get up early, milk the cows and then drive across town, delivering the milk and then picking up a load of magazines to be delivered.Later in his life, he would attend ...
02/02/2017
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Just after World War I, a Chicago newspaper published several articles claiming Henry Ford to be an Ignorant Pacifist. Ford had not been supportive of the War and it was well known he had only a sixth grade education.Ford sued the paper for liable and during the trial the papers attorney set to d...
02/01/2017
On most electrical panels there is a main breaker. The main breaker does as the name implies, it is a main disconnect for the entire panel board. Today, this breaker is typically 200 amps or more and is normally located at the top of the electrical panel or on the bottom.A home electrical panel i...
02/01/2017
In 1965 a student at Yale wrote a paper on the idea of package delivery by air, enabling the company to make deliveries overnight. Such an idea had never been thought of before and 6 years later that student would invest his personal fortune into seeing it to reality.Frederick Smith raised an add...
01/31/2017
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The year is 1886 and a Doctor walks into a local Pharmacy. He talks quietly with a druggist and eventually the men shake hands and the Doctor leaves. A few hours later, the Doctor returns with a large kettle and a large wooden paddle. After inspection the Druggist pays the Doctor the his life's s...
01/31/2017
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When I first started in Real Estate in 2004, I quickly began to purchase Internet leads. I recall my broker making fun of me, telling me what money I was wasting. This concerned me but I also think it gave me a sense of purpose, as I did not have the money to waste and needed it to work.Soon afte...
01/30/2017
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A while back I went into a restaurant and ordered a sandwich. To my dismay when the sandwich came, the  lettuce was brown and wilted. When I asked the waiter to replace the lettuce he told me that was all the lettuce they had. It occurred to me they had several options before serving the brown wi...
01/30/2017
People who know me, know I am a first class seating type of guy. If I fly, I am willing to pay for the upgrade. That being said, because of the actions of Southwest I always, when possible choose to fly SWA. Obviously, they have no first class seating, however I have to say in my experience the c...
01/29/2017
For some reason all logic seems to go out the window when dealing with contractors. As a contractor myself I have seen people quickly offer deposits, not requests quotes in writing and makes payments when payments should not be made. Here is the way a professional contractor deals with sub contra...
01/29/2017
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