Happy Birthday Erjie!
Caesars Palace is one of the casinos that you can walk into on the strip and not only be transported to another place, but another time. 184 more words
By Joe Deez
Benjamin Franklin once wrote that “tricks and treachery are the practice of fools who don’t have brains enough to be honest.” So I’m sure you’ll find this list of Ben Franklin hoaxes, pranks and scams hilariously ironic. 627 more words
London in the first half of the 18th century was a city addicted to gin. Daniel Defoe noted in 1726 that “the Distillers have found out a way to hit the palate of the Poor, by their new fashion’d compound Waters called Geneva….” Ordinary people, added the writer and trader, “seem not to value the French-brandy as usual, and even not to desire it.” Indeed, around 10 million gallons were being distilled in the Capital each year in the 1730s, before being sold in some 7,000 dram shops. 1,134 more words