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KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 05:15
Kelly Johnson was born in Ishpeming … a remote mining town in Michigan. At 13 years of age … he won a prize for his first aircraft design. Years later … he’d earn a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Michigan.In his professional career … Johnson became…

THE ‘PUMPKIN SPICE’ ROLE

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 01:50
With October knocking on the door … it’s that time of year again – isn’t it?Wherever you turn, you’re reminded of what has quickly become … the ‘flavour of the season’.And, while this craze may have started with lattes … over the past few years … it has quickly spread to include; biscotti, yogurt,…

THE ‘SUPER GENIUS’ ROLE

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 01:00
William James Sidis was born April 1, 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts. And, while he happened to be born on April Fool’s Day … he was anything but!By the age of 2 … he was reading the New York Times. By age 6, he could speak 7 languages; English, Latin, French, German, Russian, Turkish and Armenian.…

THE ‘WALLY PIPP’ ROLE

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:53
On June 2, 1925, the New York Yankees were sitting in second-last place. When their star player, Wally Pipp arrived at Yankee Stadium … he went to see the team trainer to ask for two aspirins – for a headache he was nursing. Team Manager, Miller Huggins happened to be walking by, and said – "Wally…

THE ‘HUG LIFE’ ROLE (OTE: $80,000 – $95,000)

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 05:32
THE ‘HUG LIFE’ ROLE (OTE: $80,000 – $95,000)Did you know a full-body hug stimulates your nervous system … releasing Oxytocin?As a result, these types of hugs are wonderful when it comes to decreasing feelings of loneliness … not to mention, increasing self-esteem!And … the act of hugging has been…

THE ‘FRANE SELAK’ ROLE (OTE: $80,000 – $95,000)

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 05:30
THE ‘FRANE SELAK’ ROLE (OTE: $80,000 – $95,000)Born in Croatia in 1929 … Frane Selak has been labeled “the world’s luckiest, unluckiest man”.But one could argue the term lucky boils down to perspective.1962: Frane was riding in a train that skipped off the tracks and crashed into a river. 17 people…

THE ‘HELP’ ROLE – OTE: $58,000 – $87,000+ (USD)

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 05:27
THE ‘HELP’ ROLE – OTE: $58,000 – $87,000+ (USD)The song “Help!” by the Beatles … was written by John Lennon in 1965.It’s ranked 29th on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All-Time.In an interview with Playboy magazine … Lennon explained the inspiration behind the lyrics was fueled by the…

THE ‘BUFFALO BILL’ ROLE – OTE: $58,000 – $87,000+ (USD)

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 05:24
THE 'BUFFALO BILL' ROLE - OTE: $58,000 - $87,000+ (USD) William Frederick Cody was born February 26, 1846 … in present day Iowa. He would go on to become an American soldier, bison hunter and showman.During the American Civil War … Cody struck a contract with the Kansas Pacific Railroad to supply…

The 'TEA PARTY' Role - OTE: $58,000 - $87,000+ (USD)

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 05:20
The 'TEA PARTY' Role - OTE: $58,000 - $87,000+ (USD)On December 16, 1773 … members of the Sons of Liberty (American Colonists) came together and disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians. In protest against Britain’s Tea Act (high taxation of tea) … they boarded 3 trade ships and threw 340 crates of…

THE ‘BRASS TACKS’ ROLE (OTE: $107,500)

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 01:46
The saying “getting down to brass tacks” has a number of proposed origins – (some more popular than others). These include; the brass tacks found on fine furniture … Cockney rhyming slang for the term “hard facts” … and the brass tacks historically hammered into a sales counter – to mark precise…

THE ‘JAMES DEAN’ ROLE (OTE: $107,500)

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 01:19
James Byron Dean was born in Indiana on February 8, 1931. He would go on to become an actor and pop-culture icon. In September 1955, while driving his sports car … Dean was killed in a horrific car accident.His car was towed to a garage … where the engine slipped out … shattering a mechanic’s legs.…

THE ‘HENRY ZIEGLAND’ ROLE (OTE: $107,500)

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:30
As the story goes … in 1883, Henry Ziegland of Honey Grove, Texas broke off his engagement to Miss Maysie Tichnor. Understandably devastated … the young lady committed suicide. When Maysie’s brother heard the tragic news, he travelled to Ziegland’s farm … pulled out a pistol, shot Henry … and then…

SOUP TO NUTS (OTE: $97,500)

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:36
You’ve probably heard people use the term “soup to nuts” … every now and then.In doing so, their intention is to convey the idea of … “from beginning to end, completely; everything”.But … do you know where the term originated?Well, as you may already now … the folks at Mach and Fable love droppin’…

SUPERNOVA (OTE: $162,500)

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 19:24
The word ‘supernova’ is an astronomical term for the super explosion of a star.That explosion is unimaginably bright.Sometimes … it’s brighter than the entire galaxy, itself!Truth is … supernova explosions are extremely, extremely rare. In fact, the last recorded supernova in our galaxy (the Milky…

SHEEP FEET (OTE: $63,250)

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:57
As the story goes, the world’s first restaurant opened in Paris, in 1765. Mr. Boulanger … (a soup salesman, turned tavern keeper) opened its doors with a single-item on the menu – sheep’s feet simmered in white sauce!Unlike other food-type businesses operating at the time, such as taverns (alcohol…

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