Posts Tagged ‘Phone Number’

Reverse Phone Lookup That Prank Call

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Most of us associate prank calls with pre-teen or teenage years. Unfortunately, this strange pastime can carry into adulthood and become an annoying and sometimes threatening act for those on the other end of the phone.

The First Ever Prank Call

The very first prank call dates back to 1800s. Paul Collins, otherwise known as “The Literary Detective,” found the following excerpt from a newspaper report in 1884:

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How Public Records Can Improve Your Life

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

We’ve all heard of public records – documents that are filed by official agencies and made publicly available – but many people don’t know much about them. Public records can be very beneficial to all of us. They provide useful information regarding many aspects of everyday life.

You may wonder who decides whether or not records will be made available to the public. Certain types of information are declared to be publicly permissible by the government. Other information, such as anything that is private or personal, is kept completely confidential.

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It happens to all of us. You’re right in the middle of something – maybe eating dinner or watching a great movie – when the phone rings. Obviously, everyone should know how busy you are. So, it must be important.

You jump up to answer. Before grabbing the phone, you sneak a quick peek to make sure it’s someone you actually want to talk to. You quickly learn that the caller is … a complete mystery.

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Did Cell Phones Change Your Life?

Friday, July 9th, 2010

cellChances are good that you have a cell phone. If so, then you have Martin Cooper to thank.

Back in 1973, Cooper worked for Motorola. One of their top competitors, AT&T, was spending much of their time developing a functional car phone. Cooper felt phones should provide even more personal freedom; he was determined to create a phone that people could use anywhere and anytime.

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