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US Postal Service Offers Drivers Tips on How to Not Crash into Post Offices

So far this year, eight drivers have crashed their cars into post offices in central Florida. The employees of the US Postal Service would like to reduce this problem. They have therefore released suggestions on how to not crash into a post office. Among them are: • Avoid distracted driving. • Proceed slowly and carefully when pulling [...]

Leap Day Families

What are the odds? Michelle Birnbaum of New Jersey was born on Leap Day 32 years ago, and then gave birth to a daughter four years ago, also on Leap Day. So her daughter was born on her seventh birthday. Those who crunch the numbers say the odds are about two million to one. Consider [...]

Why Walt Disney Built a Theme Park on Swampland

It’s easy to see why someone would choose the Orlando area for a tourist attraction these days – it’s already such a mecca for vacationers, you’d be all but guaranteed to pick up some visitors by default. But back when Walt Disney was looking for a place to create a larger, roomier version of Anaheim’s Disneyland, [...]