Wait. Wait. Wait.

Wait. Wait. Wait.

Wait. Wait. Wait. Who likes to wait? That’s about all I have been hearing lately on the news–all the news. It’s driving some people crazy!  So, I got up this morning and what did I hear on Today and ABC news? Now there is a paper shortage. The headline said, “Paper shortages are impacting schools, […]

Hungry yet? No more grain reserves – Did you Know?

Hungry yet? No more grain reserves – Did you Know?

Remember when President Franklin D. Roosevelt created a national grain reserve to help American farmers during the Great Depression? Well, guess what? There are no more grain reserves held by the U.S. government to protect you or anyone else. Here are more fascinating facts. Did you know? There is now little to no buffer for […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Welcome back to History in 3 Minutes Podcast. Today we are going to digress and take a look at the topic called “Language”. A language is a symbol system Each language is made up of sounds, gestures, characters, and letters For example, the gesture of a smile is made by flexing the muscles at the sides […]

Is it sunny outside? Solar minimum – Did You Know?

Is it sunny outside? Solar minimum – Did You Know?

Droughts out west? Flooding in other areas? Well, folks, that’s because it looks like we are in the beginning of a solar minimum (cycle 25) since December of 2019. Like most scientific issues, there is much debate over the solar cycle. Let’s look at some fascinating facts. Did You Know? It is believed the so-called […]

Food Prices – Did You Know?

Food Prices – Did You Know?

Do you like to eat pastries, sandwiches, or sweets? Then you might have noticed that wheat prices have been going up. There are several reasons for this product increase. Did you Know? Prices are a result of milling, marketing, and selling Freight costs refers to trucking costs for moving the product Freight costs from farm […]

Right or wrong – Did you know?

Right or wrong – Did you know?

Have you ever said, “That’s not right! It’s wrong!”? When we analyze history, or anything else for that matter, we need to apply a concept called “cultural relativism”. Here are some fascinating facts about cultural relativism. Did You Know? Cultural relativism means that history or culture should not be judged by the standards of another […]