Author Archives: Ariana Kyl

That Time George Clooney Gave Briefcases Containing $1 Million Each to All His Closest Friends

If you’ve ever thought George Clooney comes off as a extremely likable kind of guy in many of the roles he plays in films, well, it turns out that part at least isn’t really an act. Beyond things like helping to organize and spearhead several pledge drive events that have generated tens of millions of dollars for charities and donating […]

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The First Slave

Anthony Johnson first came over to America as an indentured servant, arriving in 1620 in the Colony of Virginia.  He did not come over willingly, as many did, agreeing to become indentured servants in exchange for passage to the New World. Rather, Johnson was captured in Angola by neighboring tribesmen and eventually sold to a merchant who transported him to […]

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Heavy Whipping Cream and Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Now You Know

You should know substituting the milk and butter ingredients with heavy whipping cream when making Kraft Macaroni & Cheese makes for a creamier and, in my opinion, tastier cheese sauce. Necessity is the mother of all innovation.  I was out of milk one fateful day, without knowing it, and began making some Kraft Mac ‘n Cheese before I discovered this sad […]

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How to Remove a Fresh Carpet Stain

You should know how to remove a fresh carpet stain before it sets in. This is a little trick I picked up in college from a roommate after a certain party where certain “friends” decided keg stands were in order… *memories* This trick has worked without fail every time (and there have been a lot of times over the years […]

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