Throwback Thursday: ...

Even though Brazil is the largest country in South America (the continent where Spanish is the most common language), it is the only country in the continent where Portuguese is the national language. The explorations of Christopher Columbus did play a role in this language idiosyncrasy, but...

Funny Friday: “It’s ...

“On October 3rd he asked me what day it was…it’s October 3rd” Just about every Millennial will be making (or already has made) this joke today, in honor of the much-loved 2004 comedy Mean Girls. What was once just a regular day in October is now celebrated as unofficial Mean Girls Day, so in...

Funny Friday: Top Te...

Fall is officially upon us, meaning the return of cooler weather, pumpkin spice flavored everything and our favorite television shows. This Saturday, one of my favorite television shows, Saturday Night Live, is returning for its 40th season on NBC. Each season of SNL always brings a few new...

Funny Friday: Friend...

This coming Monday, NBC’s beloved sitcom Friends turns 20. (clap, clap, clap, clap) Of course, the media frequently uses Friends for fodder from rumors of a reunion (which creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman say will never happen) to stories of the Friends actually being friends...

Funny Friday: Fun Di...

A few weeks ago, a group of scientists in southern Brazil discovered a large number of fossil remains of a new dinosaur species. The newfound species has been given the name Caijuajara dobruskii and belonged to an order of winged creatures known as pterosaurs that lived about 100 million...

Funny Customer Servi...

I’m someone who will do just about anything to avoid calling customer service; that kind of phone call is my worst nightmare. While these bad interactions can often be humorous, they can easily turn customers away from a brand. It should be in a company’s best interest to have...