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The Origins of 7 Department Store Chains

You can’t set foot in a mall without hearing one of their names, but the stories behind the men and women who founded department stores aren’t often part of our food court conversations. Here’s a look back at Richard W. Sears, James Cash Penney and some of the other people behind the anchor stores. 1. Sears [...]

The Mysterious Disappearance of Four Comic Book Characters

Comic strips – they’re usually happy, fun, lighthearted places (unless you prefer the likes of Rex Morgan. But behind the smiles sometimes lie sinister secrets – the mysterious and questionable disappearance of characters! OK, I’m being a bit dramatic – just consider me in the Halloween spirit, and enjoy these four characters whose faces you might [...]