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Thursday, September 23, 2010      0 comments

"Fawlty Towers" was a classic 1970s BBC TV show written by John Cleese and Connie Booth. Only twelve episodes were produced but the show has consistently rated high on lists of best British TV shows. Sybil, Basil's long-suffering wife (or was it... Read more


Wednesday, September 22, 2010      0 comments

"Vindaloo derives from the Portuguese dish "Carne de Vinha d'Alhos", a stew of pork cooked in garlic wine. It was brought to Goa by sixteenth-century Portuguese colonists, and subsequently spiced up and re-introduced in the twentieth century to ... Read more

Text Talk

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      0 comments

"POS, or "parent over shoulder". In the U.S. "p911" is used as the same warning: "parents are here." Don't type something you wouldn't want them to see! Also for parents, watch out for this -- it may indicate that your children are up to no good... Read more

Lake Garda

Monday, September 20, 2010      0 comments

"Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. It is located in Northern Italy, about half-way between Venice and Milan." - Online Trivia... Read more

Tierra del Fuego

Friday, September 17, 2010      1 comments

"Magellan's ship was the first to circumnavigate the world. (He died in the Phillipines. ) Tierra del Fuego is the island at the southern most part of South America. The Strait Of Magellan is the passage between this island and mainland South Am... Read more

Colors of the Spectrum

Thursday, September 16, 2010      0 comments

"Photography: ROYGBIV is an acronym or a mnemonic for the colors of the spectrum. The letters stand for red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet, respectively." - trivia... Read more

First Nintendo Games

Tuesday, September 14, 2010      0 comments

"Wild Gunman" was originally released as an arcade game in 1974. It was later revamped and released for the NES system. "Contra" was not a shooting game. It was a side-scrolling action game, originally released as an arcade game in 1987. The f... Read more

Climbing Perch

Monday, September 13, 2010      0 comments

"The climbing perch has an air-breathing organ that allows the fish to survive for prolonged period of time out of water. They inhabit swamps, ponds, lakes, and stagnant pools. " - '' Trivia... Read more


Sunday, September 12, 2010      2 comments

"seaQuest" was about a dolphin named Darwin and the crew of the SeaQuest, a boat that patrolled the oceans. The captain for the first two seasons was Roy Scheider, who was famous for being the lead in the movie "Jaws". -Online Trivia... Read more

Stellers Sea Cows

Saturday, September 11, 2010      0 comments

Trivia - "By 1768, the small, concentrated population of Steller's sea cows had been swept from the sea by a succession of expeditions using Bering Island as a convenient local larder."... Read more

Stretching help

Friday, September 10, 2010      0 comments

This was in the quiz part today. "Do you think stretching helps prevent injury? Yes No" I think Yes is a pretty sure bet.... Read more

Perishable Food Items

Thursday, September 09, 2010      0 comments

I have had to watch this kinda thing before. It messes with the food intake some days. "If you pack a lunch that includes perishable food items--meat and cheese sandwiches, leftovers, salads, or dairy foods--don't let more than two hours pass... Read more

Processed Grains

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      1 comments

"Nutritionally-balanced meals are better than meals that are high in refined sugars, sodium, and/or processed grains."... Read more

Developed Countries

Monday, September 06, 2010      1 comments

"Generally speaking, developed countries have much higher incidences of allergies than developing areas of the world. " - Online Trivia (Note: all fact of the day trivia is taken from for blog notes.)... Read more

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