2012

Many people have a fear of insects. While most insects are of no obvious benefit to humans, that’s where the honeybee differs… Honeybees are the only insects that create a form of food for humans.

It’s always fascinating to hear stories of people who live to be over 100 years old. I also find it quite interesting when animals live more than a century… The oldest known animal was a tortoise that lived to be 188 years old.

The Campain, Sean Anthony & TT Torrez ick it at AMF Shrader Lanes on Super Bowl Sunday. Special thanks to each & every one of our listeners, friends & family who showed up to party with us at AMF Shrader Lanes. Thanks to you our annual Super Bowling Party was a total success & we […]

Madonna live at the Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show performing “Gimme All Your Lovin'” (Photo: Getty) So what did you think of this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show starring the Queen of Pop herself Madonna? What did you think of the lights, the costumes, the surprise guests, the choreography or the setlist? Were there songs […]

Does your family have any weekly dinner rituals? Perhaps your family enjoys home-cooked Sunday dinners, or Wednesday family nights out at a local restaurant. Chances are, your family has some sort of pizza ritual as well… The average American family eats pizza 30 times a year.

If calamari is one if your favorite foods, then you probably already know it’s deep fried squid. Just like most sea creatures, squids are weird looking. I bet you didn’t know… Squids can have eyes the size of a volleyball.

I’m shocked that my godchildren have had their pet goldfish for 6 months now, and it’s still alive. I was sure that poor goldfish would have fallen victim to overfeeding. Although the fish is getting pretty big, it has a lot of growing to do before it set any records… Growing over 50 feet long, […]

There are many slang terms and phrases used to describe units of time. For example, I’m sure you’ve heard: in a heartbeat, lickity-split, two shakes of a lamb’s tail, or split second. Speaking of a split second… A “jiffy” is 1/100th of a second.

If most of the floors in your home are covered with carpet, I bet you spend a lot of time vacuuming. Have you ever thought about what the very first vacuum looked like? Here’s an idea…. The first vacuum was so large it was brought to a house with horses.

Lighthouses are rarely thought about by anyone uninterested in sailing. Therefore, you probably didn’t know, in the United States, lighthouses are maintained by the United States Coast Guard. The US Coast Guard does quite a bit of “lighthouse upkeep” in Maine… The state of Maine has 62 lighthouses.

Chances are, you are currently on some sort of diet after indulging in decadent foods and slacking off on exercise during the holidays. If this sounds like your story, you are not alone… About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.

Many people fear dragonflies. However, they are harmless to humans, because they do not sting or bite. In an effort to get you more acquainted with dragonflies, I’ll let you in on a little secret… Dragonflies have 6 legs, but cannot walk.