MUNDANEM MYSTERIES: Are the gold medals in the Winter Olympics pure gold?

MUNDANEM MYSTERIES: Are the gold medals in the Winter Olympics pure gold?

Winter Olympics still going on over in Beijing and I was wondering last night when Canada beat us in Ice Hockey… are those gold medals even pure gold? The answer is NO! Kind of… According to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), all gold and silver medals are required to be at least 92.5 percent SILVER…

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: Another medal for Connecticut and Team USA

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: Another medal for Connecticut and Team USA

More good news for Connecticut over in Beijing. On Wednesday another CT athlete won a medal for Team USA. Lindsey Jackbellis from Roxbury, CT took home the GOLD MEDAL in the women’s snowboard cross final. It’s the first gold medal for Team USA in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Lindsey is 36-years-old and competing in her…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What are those giant silos behind the big air ski jump in Beijing?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What are those giant silos behind the big air ski jump in Beijing?

If you’ve been watching any of the Winter Olympics in Beijing or scrolling your social feeds you’ve probably noticed the backdrop for the big air ski jump isn’t quite the winter wonderland that some other host countries have. It’s 3 giant silos that resemble some sort of factory or power plant. They actually used to…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What country is R.O.C. in the Olympics?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What country is R.O.C. in the Olympics?

You may have seen R.O.C. listed in the medal count and when watching the events. Everyone is confused. But it’s Russia.  This same confusion just happened during the Summer Olympics last year.  Russia got banned for doping, so all the Russian athletes are now competing under the banner, “Russian Olympic Committee” Instead of the actual…