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Tuesday, March 15, 2011      3 comments

How the heck would rope make you look mean? "Edward Teach was an infamous pirate who thought his men to be ruthless whilst sailing the seven seas. What other name did Mr. Teach go by? Your answer: Blackbeard Blackbeard would stuff bur... Read more
Friday, March 11, 2011      1 comments

I remember the first time I visited the palace of Versailles when young. Trivia today online: "What was the name of the body which is the predecessor of the United Nations? Your answer: The League of Nations The League of Nations was ... Read more
Sunday, March 06, 2011      2 comments

Woot! Got my top fav answer in online trivia today! "Bela Lugosi starred in the classic 1931 film version of what vampire story? Your answer: Dracula Bela Lugosi became typecast as a horror actor in films such as "Dracula", "Murders i... Read more
Friday, March 04, 2011      2 comments

I have had to cut back on the time I spend on workouts. The doctors found non cancerous tumors in my stomach area. After the surgery on the 14th, I should be able to start "real" workouts again. (After a bit of healing time.) However, for no... Read more
Friday, February 25, 2011      2 comments

I had heard this before: "Which is the largest of the Greek islands? Your answer: Crete At 3,219 square miles, Crete is only slightly smaller than either Cyprus or Puerto Rico. It is the largest of the Greek islands, and the fifth larg... Read more
Thursday, February 24, 2011      3 comments

This would be a funny match. I need to write that book someday. "Literature loves a strong lady! Pick the choice that does NOT match the heroine up with her author. Your answer: Scarlett O'Hara; author H.G. Wells It was Margaret Mitc... Read more
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

Both stood the test of time, really. It is funny how much music can mean to people, over the years. Oh well, we all need our hobbies to relax at the end of the day. Which classic album prevented the The Jimi Hendrix Experience's debut album, ... Read more
Sunday, February 20, 2011      5 comments

Purple used to be the color of royalty. Think of how badly it would suck to collect sea snail mucous all day long for a job. "Which of these colors is commonly associated with royalty? Your answer: purple In Roman and Greek times, the... Read more
Friday, February 18, 2011      6 comments

P.S. Doctors found two non cancerous tumors in my hips this week. This could explain why I have been working out constantly and STILL having fitness issues! They say I need surgery this year. I am greatly looking forward to it at this point. ... Read more
Friday, February 18, 2011      1 comments

I do NOT like Adolf, yet I am car shopping lately. It it very odd, the attitutdes that car manufacturers have had over the years. Some really want to help the consumer, while others go in for the programed obsolescence, bad materials, and shod... Read more
Friday, February 11, 2011      3 comments

Steampunk is a new music name for much of what was an "industrial" scene a few years back. Some of my friends hate the name change, but heck, what is in a name anyway? "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" according to Shakespeare, b... Read more
Thursday, February 10, 2011      1 comments

I am taking a medical psychology class right now. We are memorizing from the text book parts of the human brain. The functions of the optic nerve are very interesting, odd that it came up on trivia today. "In the human body, the optic nerve s... Read more
Friday, February 04, 2011      7 comments

"A 2001 study published in Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise found that sedentary women with high blood pressure reduced their systolic blood pressure and body mass by walking 9,700 steps per day at a self-selected pace for 24 weeks." SP... Read more
Thursday, February 03, 2011      1 comments

Getting to the "Bottom" of things. The sitcom "Bottom" ran for three series between 1991 and 1995, and spawned a film and several live tours. Jeremy Strong's children's books include titles such as "My Brother's Famous Bottom", "My Brother's F... Read more
Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

Yea I don't think "The Magpie" has the same ring of darkness really. "Name this bird that shares its name with a very famous poem by Edgar Allan Poe. They are sometimes called wolf-birds. robin crow raven magpi... Read more

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