The Strange Story of Pringles

Pringles is undoubtedly one of the world's most recognizable snack brands. But the account of how these ubiquitous chips came into existence is a fascinating story ... and not widely unknown. The story goes that, in 1956, consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble, tired of complaints that their existing potato chips were often found to be greasy, stale, and broken, looked to a man named Fredric Baur to solve the problem. Baur, using his expertise as a chemist, … [Read more...]

Think Before You Put Acid In Your Mouth (No, Not That Kind Of Acid)

Each time you sit in a dentist’s chair, worried about when she will take out the drill tip, you probably vow to yourself that you will pay any price and take any preventive steps necessary to have this never happen again. If you’re serious about that promise you’ve made to yourself, it’s time to make good on it. Certainly, you need to brush regularly and see the dentist once every couple of months to catch any dental problems early. You also … [Read more...]

Can You Leave Those Frequent Flier Miles to Someone in a Will?

It usually occurs to people right around the holidays that they need to get their estate planning in order. People often get around to talking about their bank accounts, their investments and their property at this time. There's one little detail that gets passed over, quite often – the thousands of frequent flyer miles that they may have accumulated. Whatever happens to them when the holder happens to pass away? Is there something you can do to leave them to … [Read more...]

Things to Experience in San Diego

Visiting San Diego for the first time can be quite overwhelming, especially when you consider that there are so many things you can do. Deciding where to go and what to do can be quite time consuming, which is where we can help. Below, you'll find the 8 best spots in San Diego - things you simply must experience. 1. Hitting the beach. No matter what season you visit, the beach is one area that personifies the entire San Diego lifestyle. Whether your watching the … [Read more...]