There are a lot of things that happen in the world that make you wonder “Why is it like that?” Kevin & Jenna are here to answer these questions and solve these Mundane Mysteries.
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You may have seen this pop up in your feeds and convos today. March 15th, is known as the Ides of March. But what exactly does that mean? It is famously well known for being the date Julius Caesar was killed. Before that, it was the date that people in ancient Roman times would pay…Continue Reading
You’ve probably seen this all over your feeds today. People wishing “Happy Pi Day!” with pizza gifs, apple pie photos, and lots of numbers in a row. But why today? Let’s start with the he symbol for Pi. Which has been around for 250 years now. First introduced by a Welsh mathematician in 1706. It…Continue Reading
If you watched all of the Oscars last night there were a lot of speeches. 23 to be exact. But I actually didn’t think anybody was too long or boring. They were all pretty good and Kimmel and the “wrap it up” music did a great job moving things along. How long exactly do they…Continue Reading
This Sunday night is the 95th Academy Awards. We’re all hoping that this year’s show will clock in under the 3 hour mark, but I don’t have a lot of confidence. Mostly because of the long speeches. You’ve seen it before… person wins, talks forever thanking everyone they know until the “wrap it up music…Continue Reading
You’ve heard the song millions of times. The Final Jeopardy music that plays when the contestants are writing their final answers. You’ve also probably heard it at various sporting events when teams take time-outs. OR any event that involves some sort of “waiting”. It’s iconic. But where did it come from? The creator of Jeopardy,…Continue Reading
Today is International Women’s Day! if you’ve been following on social and online you’ve probably seen a lot of logos and symbols with the colors purple, green and white. According to the International Women’s Day website… purple stands for dignity and justice, green for hope, and white for purity. The color scheme began when the…Continue Reading
With spring and summer almost here it’s time for all those bugs to fly into your back porch light. But why do they do this? It’s actually quite interesting, and kinda sad in a weird way. A lot of experts say night insects, such as moths, are attracted to light bulbs because they are actually…Continue Reading
This is one of those heated debates that pops up every once in a while on the internet. Twitter, reddit, comment sections, people have hot takes on Oreos apparently. Mainly, are they evenly part cookie part cream. I always thought it was almost 50/50. But that isn’t the case at all. The real ratio of…Continue Reading
Welcome to the last day of February Snow Storm! The 28th. The shortest month of the year. But why is February shorter than every other month? It all goes way back to Roman superstitions. A Roman king named Numa wanted the calendar to match the lunar year so part of that was to make every…Continue Reading
We’ve got this snow on the way tonight here in Connecticut so I figured it would be a good day to talk about snow. You always hear about how small snowflakes mean a lot of snow, and larger flakes mean less. But just how big can snowflakes get? Well… the largest ever recorded was back…Continue Reading