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"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
"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 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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
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
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
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
"Nutritionally-balanced meals are better than meals that are high in refined sugars, sodium, and/or processed grains."... Read more
"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 funtrivia.com for blog notes.)... Read more