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Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

The Olympics are upon us. While the Games have technically already started with soccer, the London 2012 Opening Ceremony takes place today. As you settle-in for 5,535 hours...

Welcome Summer!

Welcome Summer!

Yesterday, 7:09pm EDT marked the official start of summer!  Whether you are melting in a heat wave (Midwest & Northeast), or enjoying a nice cool breeze with your...

Penguins

Penguins

Today is Penguin Awareness Day (according to holidayinsights.com).  This day was created to encourage people to learn about and appreciate penguins, though some take it a step further and...

On This Day – 18th Amendment

On This Day – 18th Amendment

On this day in 1919, the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution (prohibiting the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes”) was ratified.  This Amendment...

Holiday Fun Fact: Reindeer

Holiday Fun Fact: Reindeer

According to a poll, what percentage of American adults say they cannot name all of Santa’s reindeer?  The answer is in the comments section below.  In case you...

Guinness Book of World Records: This Day In History

Guinness Book of World Records: This Day In History

Today marks the anniversary of Ken Jennings, Jeopardy! superstar & America’s sweetheart, being defeated after a remarkable 74 game winning streak.  Jennings made his first appearance on Jeopardy!...

Interesting Math For Today

Interesting Math For Today

Here is some remarkable math for this Friday, 11/11/11 afternoon. Did you know multiplying 111,111*111,111=12345654321 –> another interesting turn of numbers.