May is Zombie Awareness Month

The entire month of May has been dedicated to the study of zombies and the possibility of an apocalypse. This campaign was initiated by the Zombie Research Society (ZRS) in hopes of educating people on how to prevent and prepare for an outbreak in the coming years. The ZRS takes a serious approach to the month…

What’s in a Penny?

The American penny has been around for more than two centuries, and during those 200-plus years the penny has had many changes. Today, pennies are copper-plated zinc, meaning that the composition of the coin is 97.5% zinc and only 2.5% copper. Prior to 1982, though, the copper penny was just that – copper. History shows…