Do You Know What Quid Pro Quo Means?

Quid pro quo is a Latin phrase or saying. It literally translates as to either “this for that” or “something for something.” It often means an exchange of services for goods, with the implication that the transfer of [...]

Do You Have To Take A Breathalyzer Test?

When you get pulled over, should you try taking a breathalyzer if you are told to? A lot of the time, it’s better to say no but it really depends on the situation. If you didn’t drink much or just want to figure out your options, [...]

Three Common White Collar Crimes

What does white collar crime refer to? It refers to crimes which are performed as a way of producing some sort of financial gain with the use of some kind of deception. Oftentimes white collar crimes are committed by people in the world of business, [...]

Can I Sue My Neighbors If Their Dog Bit My Kid?

If your child has been bitten by someone else’s animals, you might want to start looking at your options. In some cases, you might want to consider filing a civil lawsuit against them. Obviously, a lawsuit isn’t going to be the right [...]

Slang Terms from Victorian Times

Slang Terms from Victorian Times Arfarfanarf:  If someone is described as Arfarfanarf, chances are that they are in inebriated. The word “arf” on its own was slang for a half pint of beer. Batty fang: Batty fang was a term popular among [...]

Questions That Shouldn’t Be Asked During An Interview

The process of hiring someone can be stressful. It is incredibly difficult to get to know a potential employee well enough to make a decision based on a short discussion. If a candidate is rejected, and he or she believes the reason was unfair [...]

6 Incredible Inventions by Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was an amazing inventor in an age of forward thinking innovation. He began his career working for Thomas Edison and became one of his greatest rivals. He held more than 275 patents in 26 countries. Although many of his inventions [...]

The Invention Of The High Five

The story of the invention of the high five is the stuff of legend. People too young to remember might believe that the high five was around in prehistoric times. How else would cave men greet one another? While we might believe that Victorian [...]

California Man Convicted of Homicide Sentenced to 77-Years of Prison

An individual convicted of a 2011 murder in California recently lost what is likely his final appeal. The man was sentenced to 77 years in jail; he was convicted on the following charges: two counts of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied [...]

Military Investigates Alleged Sexual Assaults

Due to two separate military sexual assault cases in 2012 led to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordering a review of the background records of all service members occupying positions of trust, such as sexual assault response coordinators and [...]