August 16, 2017
In The Know
Fun facts and general knowledge
11 Things You Don’t Know About Presidential Impeachment
From memes on the Internet, to trending topics on Twitter, and even to members of congress talking about it, impeachment has been in the news. It has been just shy of 20 years since the country went through a Presiden...
August 15, 2017
Beware of The Bees: Is your soda can a deadly haven for wasps?
As summer winds down, let’s look at a cautionary tale that buzzes around this time of year. It is a nightmarish story about bees and while it may seem like an urban legend, it actually does happen from time to time.
August 10, 2017
Neil deGrasse Tyson on how to think outside the box
Are you a good problem solver? If presented with a problem, are you the type of person who can evaluate a situation and come up with a solution, or are you the type of person that needs to know the answer in order to ...
August 9, 2017
Don’t Put Your Life on Hold
For those of you starting college or who are already in college, I'm sure you've heard someone express the idea that "your job right now is to get an education."
Many in academia are of the mindset that you should ...
August 8, 2017
How Do Hurricanes Get Their Names?
Hugo. Katrina. Sandy. Rita. Ivan. These names strike fear into the hearts of anyone who was in their path. They are, of course, names of some of the most dangerous hurricanes and tropical storms in the last 30 years.
July 10, 2017
What exactly is sin?
If you've grown up in church or around religious people, you've probably heard the word "sin" all your life. If you don't go to church, you've probably encountered this concept somewhere in your interactions with reli...
July 6, 2017
How much do you know about the history of fashion?
The following video is a recent Mental Floss list show. If you're unfamiliar with Mental Floss, it is a magazine that also produces youtube videos filled with facts. Today's topic is fashion. Believe it or not, our mo...
June 6, 2017
Finding fault in others tells people more about you
"People without good sense find fault with their neighbors, but those with understanding keep quiet."
WHAT DOES IT MEAN?: Have you ever been around someone who talks about other people non-stop? How about someone who...
May 29, 2017
Memorial Day: More than the start of summer
If you're like most Americans, you probably haven't thought a whole lot about Memorial Day other than that it usually marks the start of summer and it is a big day for lakes, pools, and backyard barbecue. But, the day...
May 22, 2017
Why Instagram and Snapchat are making you miserable
Do you ever feel depressed or anxious after spending time on Snapchat or Instagram?
Turns out, what you're feeling is normal. A recent study shows that most teens feel the same way you do after using social media f...