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.
Tune in weekdays at 2:30pm to find out answers to questions you never knew you had.
MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do reindeer eye’s change color with the seasons?
Tis the season for singing Rudolph and putting out carrots for the reindeer on Christmas eve. Everyone knows Rudy’s nose was red, but did you know reindeer’s eyes change color?! During the summer months their eye color is golden, then once winter sets in they start to change to a darker shade of blue which…… Continue Reading
MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do Christmas lights always get tangled?
A lot of people have been decorating their house early this year to get in the holiday spirit. One thing that we’ve all experienced at one point or another is the Clark Griswold tangling of the lights. So annoying! And why does it always happen? Well, first of all, the cord that the lights are…… Continue Reading
MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why are soccer balls black and white?
The world’s most popular sport… soccer! Or as all the other counties call it “futbol”. If you or your kids are into soccer you’ve probably noticed most soccer balls are black and white. There actually are a few good reasons why. Originally soccer balls were brown leather, but as more and more games became televised…… Continue Reading
MUNDANE MYSTERY: Why are most doorknobs brass?
Okay not EVERY doorknob is brass, but let’s be honest most of them are. But why? It’s not just for the shiny look. There is a practical reason too that is especially important in 2020. Brass actually destroys bacteria. So this make the doorknob, which get touched hundreds if not thousands of times a day…… Continue Reading
MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do hospital doctors wear white coats?
Doctors and nurses across the world have been working on the front lines of this pandemic this year. We are thankful to each and every one of them. Most doctors in hospitals you will find wearing white coats, but why white? Way back in the 19th century they were originally wore black coats to hide…… Continue Reading
MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What happens to the turkey that the President Pardons?
dThe Presidential pardoning of the turkey is one of my favorite annual traditions around this time of year. One lucky turkey gets spared by the leader of the free world. But what happens to the turkey after the pardon? Do they just go back to regular turkey life? Vacation? Roaming the streets again? Every president…… Continue Reading
MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What are the metal loops on grocery cart handles for?
You’ve probably been doing a lot of grocery shopping this year. As you’re pushing your cart out of the store or loading up your bags you may have noticed the metal loops on the grocery cart handle. Right at the seat where kids can sit. But what are they for?! It actually serves a very…… Continue Reading