The first American film to show a toilet being flushed on screen was Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Do you remember the movie? Surely you’ve seen it. I think just the name of the movie puts shivers up and down people’s backs today. And raise your hand my friends – how many of you shower with the bathroom door shut and locked still? You know.. just in case someone gets into your house while showering. Admit it. We don’t judge here.
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It doesn’t have anything to do with the weather at all.
Chicago’s nickname was coined by 19th century journalists who were referring to the fact that its residents were ‘windbags’ and ‘full of hot air’.
For more history on this, check it out here.
Today let’s talk about something we have heard of – The RMS Titanic. Such a remarkable ship for its time that had such a tragic ending. We know the basics the the Titanic: a British passenger ship that collided with an iceberg on April 15, 1912 on its maiden voyage. This huge ship could accommodate over 2,453 passengers at one time and had 885 crew members which for the time period was amazing to say the least. However, due to a coal strike causing many crossings to be cancelled, the maiden voyage had only 1,317 passengers with the crew members. Out of 2,202 people on board the Titanic, only 710 people survived the aftermath of the sinking. That’s almost 1,500 people passing at one time – can you believe that?!
But here is something for you to think about. The Titanic sunk in 1912.
In 1898 – way before the time of the Titanic – author Morgan Robertson wrote a book called Titan or in some places you will call it Futility. There are so many similarities between the two:
→ Both described as unsinkable. Both had a shortage of lifeboats. Both struck an iceberg. Both when down in the month of April. The majority of both of the passengers/crew members died.
So there you go – what are the odds? Did Robertson glance into the future? Or was a dream of something to take place? You decide.
Hello dear friends. I have a great one for you today. If you are like Bacon’s mom, she is always forgetting what side of her car has the gas tank. I’m going to show you today how you can tell without getting out of your car. It’s really easy. Look at your gas gauge. Do you see the little gas pump image? Whatever side the arrow is pointing at, that is the side of your gas tank. For example, in this picture the gas tank has the arrow to the left. The gas tank is on the left side. If the arrow was pointing to the right, the gas tank would be on the right side. Did you know that? Now you do!
Let’s talk cartoons this week. Did you have a favorite cartoon growing up… maybe it’s something you still watch today when you are feeling sick or sleeping in on a Saturday morning. Bacon’ mom did – that woman loves Scooby Doo and the gang. I’ll even tell you a secret about Bacon’s mom. Come closer – she collects Scooby Doo videos. Funny quirk huh? She says its something about watching something from her childhood that calms her down and sometimes even helps her to sleep at night when insomnia kicks in for the night.
But now let’s talk some weird facts. Do you know all of the character names? I’m not talking just first names that everyone might remember. I’m talking last names too. Are you ready for those names? Here they are: Scoobert “Scooby” Doo, Norville “Shaggy” Rogers, Fred Jones, Daphne Blake and Velma Dinkley.
There you go. Now you know ❤
Welcome friends to another edition of Rocky’s Nut Brunch. Since we had so much fun last week on Google, this week I have another challenge for YOU. You have to find your interesting bit of information in your assignment here. This is what you need to do:
〉 Open up your web browser to google.com – the search engine
〉 Type in the words do a barrel roll in the search bar and hit enter
So tell me what happens to your screen when you hit search?
You’re welcomed. SO much fun entertainment huh?