Friday, June 19, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Being nervous isn’t bad. It just means something important is happening.” ~ Michael Jordan
  • Fact of the Day: In a lifetime, the average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit. That’s enough spit to fill two swimming pools.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 55 wins, 5 defeats.

 

Thursday, June 18, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” ~ Mark Twain
  • Trivia of the Day: Muhammad Ali retired from boxing in 1981, what was his career record?
  • Fact of the Day: The tongue is the fastest healing part of the body.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is an octothorp.

 

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.” ~ Unknown
  • Trivia of the Day: What is the pound sign (#) called?
  • Fact of the Day: A lion’s roar can be so loud that it can be heard 5 miles away.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 1977. Elvis was 42 years old.

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” ~ Vernon Law
  • Trivia of the Day: In which year did Elvis Presley die?
  • Fact of the Day: Don’t like mosquitos? Get a bat. They eat 3,000 insects a night.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Neptune.

 

Monday, June 15, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Take chances. Make mistakes. That’s how you grow.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore
  • Trivia of the Day: What planet is farthest from the sun?
  • Fact of the Day: Kangaroos cannot walk backwards.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Madagascar.

 

Friday, June 12, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Don’t hate, it’s too big a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King
  • Trivia of the Day: What nation produces two thirds of the world’s vanilla?
  • Fact of the Day: The total surface area of all the alveoli in your lungs is about the size of a tennis court.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Cricket.

 

Thursday, June 11, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” ~ Erin Majors
  • Trivia of the Day: “The Ashes” is the most important trophy in what sport?
  • Fact of the Day: On the 2001 New Zealand census, 53,715 people listed their religion as “Jedi.”
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 3 hours. Despite NFL games lasting on average about 3 hours, the ball is actually in play for only about 11 minutes.

 

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Character is who you really are. Character is what endures.” ~ Tom Coughlin
  • Trivia of the Day: What is the average total length of a NFL football game?
  • Fact of the Day: 90% of all adoptions in Japan are adult adoptions of men mostly in their 20-30´s. The reason behind this is business leaders need a son to take over their successful business.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 2001. 

 

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day.” ~ Alexander Woollcott
  • Trivia of the Day: In what year was the first Harry Potter movie released?
  • Fact of the Day: Ben Affleck is banned for life from playing Blackjack at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas after being caught counting cards.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Plumbers.

 

Monday, June 8, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  • Trivia of the Day: What are the professions of Mario and his brother Luigi?
  • Fact of the Day: An octopus is capable of killing a shark.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Apartheid.

 

Friday, June 5, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  • Trivia of the Day: What was the term for the official policy of racial segregation in South Africa until 1994?
  • Fact of the Day: 600,000 hacking attempts are made to Facebook accounts everyday.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Antarctica.

 

Thursday, June 4, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • Trivia of the Day: In which continent can’t bees be found?
  • Fact of the Day: The king of hearts is the only king in a deck of standard playing cards who does not have a moustache.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 1877.

 

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” ~ Dalai Lama
  • Trivia of the Day: When was the first Wimbledon Championship held?
  • Fact of the Day: On the Simpsons, Homer, Marge, Lisa and Maggie got their names from creator Matt Groening’s real life parents and sisters.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is the Theremin. It’s familiar, haunting tones are coaxed out of the machine by waving one’s hands around it.

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” ~ Louisa May Alcott
  • Trivia of the Day: Which electronic musical instrument emits the eeriest of sounds and is the only instrument played without touching it?
  • Fact of the Day: No where in the nursery rhyme does it specify that Humpty Dumpty is an egg.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Axl Rose.

 

Monday, June 1, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Out of difficulties grow miracles.” ~ Jean de la Bruyere
  • Trivia of the Day: Which rock legend’s real name is William Bailey?
  • Fact of the Day: The fear of snow is called chionophobia.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Mercury.

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.” ~ Francis of Assisi
  • Trivia of the Day: What unusual substance was the primary ingredient in the laxatives Louis & Clark brought on their expedition?
      • Mercury
      • Arsenic
      • Lead
      • Copper
  • Fact of the Day: Forty is the only number whose letters appear in alphabetical order.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Turquoise.

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” ~ Anne Frank
  • Trivia of the Day: What color are the not-so-golden McDonald’s arches at the McDonald’s in Sedona, Arizona?
      • Red
      • Black
      • Turquoise
      • Purple
  • Fact of the Day: It’s impossible to hum while plugging your nose.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Spider-Man.

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  • Trivia of the Day: What comic book character did Michael Jackson want to play so much that he considered buying Marvel Comics in the 1990s?
  • Fact of the Day: NFL Super Bowl referees also get Super Bowl rings.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is The New Yardbirds. The fledgling band chose the name they’d become famous with after a couple of members of The Who gossiped that their band would sink like a zeppelin filled with lead. The band took that in stride, calling themselves Led Zeppelin (removing the “a” in “lead” so people wouldn’t pronounce it “leed”).

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “ Heroes are heroes because they are heroic in behaviour, not because they won or lost.” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Trivia of the Day: What was the original name of the band Led Zeppelin?
      • The Rain
      • Kara’s Flowers
      • The New Yardbirds
      • Wicked Lester
  • Fact of the Day: An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Acura.

 

Monday, May 25, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” ~ Roald Dahl
  • Trivia of the Day: Which of these cars did James Bond not drive in any of the James Bond films?
      • Bentley
      • Toyota
      • Acura
      • Mercury
  • Fact of the Day: Shrimps hearts are in their heads.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Dozens.

 

Friday, May 22, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “We need never be ashamed of our tears.” ~ Charles Dickens
  • Trivia of the Day: Think of a word with six letters… If you take away one letter, you’re left with twelve. What is the word?
  • Fact of the Day: Apples float because they are one quarter air.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 53. Work backward! Half of 5,000 is 2,500. One-tenth of that is 250. One-fifth of that is 50. Add three and you get your answer.

 

Thursday, May 21, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~ E.E. Cummings
  • Trivia of the Day: Name the number that is three more than one-fifth of one-tenth of one-half of 5,000.
      • 503
      • 103
      • 53
      • 108
  • Fact of the Day: There are ice caves in Iceland that have hot springs.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Queen Elizabeth II. The queen has sat on the throne since 1953.

 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “You are valuable and irreplaceable. If you are told otherwise, do not believe it.” ~ Unknown
  • Trivia of the Day: Who is the longest-reigning British monarch?
  • Fact of the Day: The world’s longest french fry is 34 inches long.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Jamaica

 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama
  • Trivia of the Day: What country are you in if you are snorkeling in the Coral Reefs of Negril?
  • Fact of the Day: On statues, a horse’s legs tell you how the statue figure died. If a horse has both its front legs in the air, then the person died in battle. If the horse has one of its front legs in the air, they died of wounds received from a battle. And if the horse has both its front legs on the ground then the person died of natural causes.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is True.

 

Friday, May 15, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “All great achievements require time.” ~ Maya Angelou
  • Trivia of the Day: True or False: Cats can be allergic to humans.
  • Fact of the Day: Three types of Australian birds deliberately spread wildfires. Why would they do that? Black kites, whistling kites and brown falcons all purposefully aid the spread of wildfires by picking up and dropping flaming sticks just so the fire will flush out their prey and make it easier for them to catch.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Pigeons.

 

Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  • Trivia of the Day: These birds are excellent parents and can find their way back to their nest from 1300 miles away.
      • Pigeons
      • Blue Jays
      • Starlings
  • Fact of the Day: NASA’s internet speed is 91 GB per second!
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Quebec City.

 

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “A good laugh is sunshine in the house.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Trivia of the Day: What is the capital of Quebec?
  • Fact of the Day: The Reticulated python is the longest snake in the world. It can grow up to 30 feet long.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Bambi.

 

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Buddha
  • Trivia of the Day: In this Disney movie, who is Thumper’s best friend?
  • Fact of the Day: Your nose and ears never stop growing.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Tyrone Bogues. Tyrone Bogues is 5’3” and played as point guard.

 

Monday, May 11, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Trivia of the Day: Who was the shortest player ever to play in the NBA?
  • Fact of the Day: Armadillos have such hard shells they can deflect a bullet.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Finland. 

 

Friday, May 8, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” ~ Plato
  • Trivia of the Day: Which country ranked number-one in the UN World Happiness Report of 2018?
  • Fact of the Day: Surfer slang “hang ten” means having all 10 toes over your board’s edge when riding a wave.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Deion Sanders. Deion Sanders is now a former American football and baseball player who works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network.

 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Keep reading. It’s one of the most marvelous adventures anyone can have.” ~ Lloyd Alexander
  • Trivia of the Day: Who is the only athlete ever to play in a Super Bowl and a World Series?
  • Fact of the Day: When written down, the word ‘almost’ is the longest word in the English language to have all of its letters in alphabetical order.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is meteorite. 

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “You know you have read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” ~ Paul Sweeney
  • Trivia of the Day: What is a meteor called when it reaches Earth’s surface?
  • Fact of the Day: Mr. Potato Head was the first toy to be advertised on TV.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is 100. Up to 100 players can compete in a Battle Royale.

 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” ~ Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Trivia of the Day: How many players can compete against each other simultaneously in a “Fortnite Battle Royale”?
  • Fact of the Day: Psycho was the first movie to show a toilet flushing.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Han Solo. Han Solo used Luke’s lightsaber to cut open the tauntaun’s belly in The Empire Strikes Back.

 

Monday, May 4, 2020

  • May the Fourth be with you!
  • Quote of the Day: “The Force will be with you. Always.” ~ Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Trivia of the Day: Who is the only non Jedi in the original Star Wars trilogy to use a lightsaber?
  • Fact of the Day: C-3PO is fluent in over six million languages.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Pez.

 

Friday, May 1, 2020

  • Quote of the Day: “Doing nothing is hard, you never know when you’re done.” ~ Unknown
  • Trivia of the Day: What candy comes in refillable dispensers with characters on top?
  • Fact of the Day: Crows can hold grudges against specific individual people.
  • Answer to the last Trivia question is Snap, Crackle and Pop.