January 20, 1971, sees the release of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On?" In addition to being a massive hit, the song marked a turning point in Gaye's career and in the trajectory of Motown. Gaye achieved popularity in the 1960s with songs like "How Sweet it Is (To Be Loved by You)" and "I Heard […]
On January 20, 1980, in a letter to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and a television interview, U.S. President Jimmy Carter proposes that the 1980 Summer Olympics be moved from the planned host city, Moscow, if the Soviet Union failed to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan within a ...
In the old days I used Microsoft Word documents and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to do virtually everything on the computer. There were some drawbacks sure, like if I didn’t hit “save” every 15 minutes I ran the risk of the program locking up and crashing along with the last 15 minutes (or longer if I ... Read More
Having designed several hundred websites over the last few decades I was not very anxious to do yet another. I wanted to register sparemywallet.com and begin telling people about ways I’ve found to save money online, and about the products I buy and services I use but I was literally dreading spending so much time ... Read More
Its pretty genius that some companies organized all the wasted and unused gift cards people get for all the commercialized holidays. Grandma gives you a $100 gift card to some sweater store that you absolutely hate, but you can use that cash, so you sell it on a reputable gift card exchange and someone ... Read More
I never realized how much money I was throwing away every month until I sat down to investigate all the ways there are to save money these days online. Instead of just submitting my normal grocery orders I activated some coupon codes and cash back links to generate some savings. It added up so ... Read More