9 Surprising Facts About The Rain

9 Surprising Facts About The Rain

Feb 06

It’s raining outside right now. It’s pouring, actually, but this old man isn’t snoring. I’m sitting at my computer with a snifter of brandy, musing on the rain as it taps fitfully at the window beside me. What do we know about the rain? Are there any facts untapped, mysteries that could unfold before us? Here are six of the most surprising rain facts I could dig...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Chickens

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Chickens

Jan 11

Chickens have been domesticated for between 8,000 and 10,000 years, but I’d bet there are still some fascinating facts you don’t know about our feathered friends. Here are 6 of the most surprising things to know about Gallus gallus domesticus, the humble barnyard chicken. 1. Chickens Over Everything At an estimated population of 25 billion, there are more chickens in the...

10 Fun Facts About Rhode Island

10 Fun Facts About Rhode Island

Dec 11

Rhode Island may be small in size, but it’s big on history! Us trivia buffs love to learn the secrets of the places we live, so here are 10 amazing facts you’d never guess about our nation’s smallest state. 1. Hasbro Is Headquartered Here Rhode Island doesn’t have much industry anymore, beyond the headquarters for Fidelity’s investments division, but the state is...

All About The Miss America Competition

All About The Miss America Competition

Sep 19

The Miss America pageant draws viewers from around the country, who join the festivities to watch contestants from across the nation vie for the coveted title of Miss America. The recent changes and controversy surrounding the pageant, candidates, winners and organization leadership isn’t actually that new for the Miss America Organization. The competition still offers fans the opportunity...

Test Your Shark Knowledge In Anticipation Of The 30th Annual Discovery Channel Shark Week

Test Your Shark Knowledge In Anticipation Of The 30th Annual Discovery Channel Shark Week

Jul 12

If you’re a sharkophile like I am, you’re probably counting down the days until Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returns for another week of shark specials. There are so many complexities to these incredible creatures, and even the biggest shark nerds can learn something new during Shark Week. 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the original Shark Week. I thought this would be a great time to...

Dinosaur Trivia In Honor Of The New Jurassic Park Movie

Dinosaur Trivia In Honor Of The New Jurassic Park Movie

Jun 25

With the recent release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Ira Riklis thought it would be a good idea to go with a dinosaur-themed trivia post this month. The original Jurassic Park was one of my favorite 90s movies, and I’m sure I’m not alone in being thrilled by the release of another sequel. Depending on your age, you may have developed a love for these ancient reptiles as a kid. I know...