There are a lot of things that happen in the world that make you wonder “Why is it like that?” Kevin Begley is here to answer these questions and solve these Mundane Mysteries.

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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do we call it fall AND Autumn?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do we call it fall AND Autumn?

Happy first day of Fall/Autumn! Today’s mystery why does this season have two names? What’s the difference? Either Autumn or fall can be used to describe the season between summer and winter. They both mean the same thing in American and British English. Only difference being that fall is used more often in America and…Continue Reading

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable?

Tis the season for pumpkin everything. And also the burning question in everyone’s fall household… are they fruits or veggies? Technically they are considered a FRUIT, which blew my mind. It’s apparently because they are the “edible reproductive body of a seed plant.”  Vegetables are the other parts of a plant that don’t have seeds,…Continue Reading

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Who invented Mac and Cheese?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Who invented Mac and Cheese?

Anyone who has toddlers knows how important Mac and Cheese is to the weekly family meal prep. Even if you’re an adult, Mac and Cheese probably plays a big part in your life. But when and where did it come from? Who thought of it? It’s more interesting than you think. The person who introduced…Continue Reading

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do babies have fingerprints?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do babies have fingerprints?

It’s an interesting question right? Are babies born with fingerprints? The answer is actually no. Babies do not develop fingerprints until they are about 3 months old. So if any newborn babies are looking to do something devious and not get caught just make sure it’s within your first 3 months so you can’t get…Continue Reading

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why are they called Teddy Bears?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why are they called Teddy Bears?

You probably have more than a few Teddy Bears laying around your house. But where did they get their name? It’s actually really interesting. Teddy bears were named after former president of the United States, Teddy Roosevelt. They were such a huge success that another toy company tried to recreate the magic and buzz with…Continue Reading

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How long does it take apples to fully grow?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How long does it take apples to fully grow?

With it being September and today being the first day that really feels like apple picking weather I figured we’d dive into some apple mysteries. How long does it actually take an apple to grow before being picked? Standard or full-sized trees can grow up to 30 feet tall which can take six years for…Continue Reading