Daily Archives: November 29, 2015

We’ve all seen unusual animal friendships. Google even famously featured them in a commercial for their Android operating system. While many seem to make sense from some perspective or another, others are quite surprising. Take the story of Jag and Bullet. Taken in by the Akwaaba Lodge as a baby, […]

Jaguar And Dog Are Unlikely BFFs

Black Friday is a modern “shopping holiday” that was created fairly recently. The term was coined in the 1950s when office managers would refer to the day after Thanksgiving as “Black Friday.” They would do so because their employees, in an effort to stay home with their families after Thanksgiving, […]

This Is What You Weren’t Missing If You Stayed Home ...

Claim:   The term “Black Friday” originated with the practice of selling off slaves on the day after Thanksgiving.   False Is this true? DID YOU KNOW: Black Friday stemmed from slavery? It was the day after Thanksgiving when slave traders would sell slaves for a discount to assist plantation […]

How Did ‘Black Friday’ Get Its Name?