March 3rd is National Anthem Day!
A rich history…
You may think “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written during the Revolutionary War. But you would be wrong. It was actually written during the War of 1812 (which lasted from 1812 to 1814).
In August 1814, the British army detained a friend of Francis Scott Key. The following month, Key negotiated his friend’s release, but was detained himself until after the attack on Fort McHenry, which guarded the harbor and city of Baltimore.
The British had already burned down the Capitol and White House. Key now watched the massive attack on FortMcHenry. Through the night, Continue reading “National Anthem Day” »
February 20th is Love Your Pet Day! Give your pet a little extra love today.
And God Created the Cat
It is reported that the following edition of the Book of Genesis was discovered in the Dead Seal Scrolls.
And Adam said, “Lord, when I was in the garden, You walked with me everyday. Now I do not see You anymore. I am lonesome here and it is difficult for me to remember how much You love me.”
And God said, “No problem! I will create a companion for you that will be Continue reading “Love Your Pet Day” »
The Super Bowl is coming! Are you ready for some parties? If you find yourself at a party this weekend having to content with a double dipper (or accused of being one), you may want to read up on today’s fascinating fun facts:
The Scientific Truth about Double Dipping
If you’re curious whether or not you should be indulging in the communal cheese dip at this year’s Super Bowl party, one scientist has some answers for you.
Whether or not the infamous George Costanza “double-dipping at a funeral scene” had an impact on your snacking habits, according to New York Times, the clip definitely affected Prof. Paul L. Dawson. A food microbiologist at Clemson University, Dawson commissioned a study on double-dipping Continue reading “Are you a double dipper?” »