Fractional currency became necessary as our country approached the beginning of the Civil War. As citizens began holding onto silver and gold coinage it became increasingly harder to, “make change”, in everyday transactions. The solution was fractional currency notes. They range in denominations from 3 to 50 cent. I have put a few samples below […]

Internet cafes in Japan are tiny cubicles. People in Japan who do not own or rent a residence are living in these 24-hour boxes originally designed only for web surfing. This new phenomenon is part of an increasing wealth gap in Japan between the ever-growing rich and the working class. About half of those staying […]

Wealth psychologists are mental health professionals who specialize in helping ultra-rich clients deal with issues related to the guilt they feel about being wealthy. Some people are not comfortable with all aspects of being rich. Some realize they may not be psychologically or emotionally prepared to cope with wealth. Wealth psychologists help the rich live happier, […]

In 1991 the government of Somalia collapsed. Once they were unable to police the coastline, corporations and governments started dumping nuclear waste in their seas. The coastal population began to suffer from strange rashes, nausea, malformed babies, and radiation sickness. Then, after the 2005 tsunami, hundreds of leaking barrels washed up on shore. There is […]

What you most likely already know: The airline industry makes billions in profits. Airlines pay millions to the CEO’s and executives that run them. Airlines pay millions to politicians. Taxpayers pay additional taxes on top of each plane ticket they purchase. What you most likely don’t know: Taxpayers subsidize the Airline Industry: Taxpayers pay for Air […]

“In God We Trust” is the official motto of the United States of America. It was adopted in 1956. The original motto was “E pluribus unum” which means, “Out of many, one” and was adopted in 1782. What you may not know: A law passed in a Joint Resolution by the 84th Congress (P.L. 84-140) […]

Many people remember the US dime having Dwight D. Eisenhower on the face, but Franklin Roosevelt has been on the dime since 1946. Many claim, that this is one of the now famous Mandela Effects and that the dime has been changed but there is no record of an Eisenhower dime in the US treasury. Where […]