Tag Archives: Trivia

GAME NIGHT!!!

Make some memories with a Family Game Night at the Cabin or Beach House. I have a pretty decent list of games that I’m toting to my next family get together. Of course, I’m going to have to gage what Read More >

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Why Do We Love Scary Stories?

Why do we love scary stories? Why do we enjoy that creeping sensation or jolt of terror when we read a ghost story or see a horror flick? Part of the answer has to do with biology. When we are Read More >

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It’s All So Trivial

I have always loved playing trivia games and now there are so many different board games and venues in which to play.  Have you ever wondered how it all began? The term itself tri-via (three ways) comes from the Latin Read More >

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The Geeks’ Guide to World Domination

Garth Sundem’s book The Geeks’ Guide to World Domination. Sounds like a list of To Do’s in order to exact nerdy revenge on every popular kid who was mean to us in school. However, it is actually a helpful tome Read More >

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Doonerism Spay!

In honor of Spoonerism Day, the majority of today’s post is written in spoonerism form (i.e., with initial consonants & vowels transposed).  Yesterday, July 22nd, was the anniversary of the dirthbay of Rev. William Archibald Spooner, dean of the Kew Read More >

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One Giant Leap

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed their spacecraft on the surface of the Moon. Watched by over 600 million people around the world, it is difficult to Read More >

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Benjamin Franklin’s Kite Experiment

On June 10, 1752, 46-year old Benjamin Franklin tied a key to some hemp rope attached to a kite, and raised the kite into the air above his Philadelphia home. He had been convinced that electricity from lightning could be Read More >

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Mindstein Trivia Time Out!

Think fast!  Time for a little trivia with one of our favorite games, Mindstein.  Just watch the video and answer the multiple-choice questions your head.  Then unscramble a five-letter word based on the letters associated with each correct answer..  Stuck?  Read More >

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NATO 101

All eyes will be on Chicago this week as the NATO summit descends upon us. We thought we would give you a brief history lesson on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Formed in 1948, this alliance of 12 nations was Read More >

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Oscar Trivia!

Every year I make the mad dash to see as many Oscar nominated films as I can. I love all of the excitement leading up to the big night. January and February are filled with a glut of amazing performances to watch. Like many people, I pick my favorites, but also try to predict the Academy’s choices. The 84th Academy Awards will air tonight, so we thought we would celebrate with some Oscar trivia. See how many you can answer without looking them up online! Read More >

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