When pilots stopped using “Morse” code and switched to voice operation, they used the word “Roger,” which was the phonetic designation for the letter “R,” which was previously the abbreviation for “received.” “Roger” became the designation for R in 1927 as part of the first phonetic alphabet, developed by the International Telegraph Union. But why they didn’t use received instead of “Roger?” It was 1943 when the term became popular, and there is a logical explanation why. Not everyone spoke English during World War II, and the term became part of the international ‘aviation language.’ Both the British and American military used “Roger” frequently duringRead More →

December marks Aquaman’s scheduled release date, making it not only the lone Worlds of DC 2018 release, but also the only live-action superhero Christmas theatrical debut. Marvel’s Captain Marvel and Avengers 4 are slated for next year, however, the film is still expected to go up against heavy competition over the holiday season. DC fans can also expect to see Shazam! and Wonder Woman 1984 coming in 2019. The trailer released by JoBlo is a treat for any gamer geek, featuring the original’s music transposed to retro arcade sounds, as well as classic character narrations and thought-bubble descriptions. The Street Fighter-style attacks in the AquamanRead More →

Everybody knows who Kylie and Kendall Jenner is. But how much do you actually know about them? 1. Kendall once fell off a horse five times in a row. She and her sisters love to go horseback riding, and Kendall revealed to Seventeen that she didn’t always have the best luck. 2. Kendall and Kylie were both cheerleaders in high school. They were on the same squad together, until Kylie left to be homeschooled. 3. Kendall hates chocolate ice cream. 4. Kylie hates chocolate cake. But she loves chocolate. 5. Kendall once told an epic lie in first grade about having a third story inRead More →