Category: FYI

More You Know: Single Player Wimbledon Title Winners

Australian, French, and US Open started in 1905, 1891, and 1881 respectively. The longest running competition is Wimbledon that started in 1877 for men only and 1884 for men and women. The top three countries with the most titles for male players is UK… Continue Reading “More You Know: Single Player Wimbledon Title Winners”

More You Know: The Seven Continents

When I researched how many countries are in each continent, I grew more tired of compiling a list only a handful would read. Therefore, I said screw it and focused on a few things stats from each continent. I understand each of these continents… Continue Reading “More You Know: The Seven Continents”

FYI: Time Magazine Person(s) of the Year

Every year Time magazine puts a person or group of people on the cover. Here is the list so far from when it began in 1927 up to 2020. Most of them are politicians and people who have contributed or influenced the world in… Continue Reading “FYI: Time Magazine Person(s) of the Year”

FYI: State, Territory, and Country Nicknames

The U.S. states and territories got their nicknames for several reasons. Some are from historical events, some from their crops, some due to weather, some due to plants and animals, and some based on sports teams. The countries operate in much the same manner.… Continue Reading “FYI: State, Territory, and Country Nicknames”

More You Know: #1001 Blog Entry About Different Subjects

A few days ago, I read about different sentences people were given for various crimes. It then led me to look at the number of deaths by the hands of a single person. I next thought about children and probably because I recently watched… Continue Reading “More You Know: #1001 Blog Entry About Different Subjects”

More You Know: Astrology

Unlike natural and applied sciences, astrology is thought of as a pseudoscience to some people.  The beliefs of astrology center around information about humans in relation to celestial cycles and astrological signs.  There are twelve Western signs, known as the zodiac, and related to… Continue Reading “More You Know: Astrology”

More You Know: 1 to 10

This is just the tip of the iceberg with numbers, 1 to 10, in different languages. Most of the European languages will be similar for obvious reasons and certain Asian languages too. There’s a lot of languages out there including the made up ones… Continue Reading “More You Know: 1 to 10”

More You Know: Know Your Nuts

For some reason I’m thinking about the holidays. Back in the day when I lived with my parents, they brought out the bowl of nuts in November or December. I would crack them with the metal tool and with the tiny metal picker, scrape… Continue Reading “More You Know: Know Your Nuts”

FYI: 11 Deadliest Things

Deadliest World Job: Underwater welders is the most dangerous job in the world.  There is high risk of shock, explosion, decompression sickness.  It has a 15% fatality rate. (Source: Career Addict) Deadliest American Job: Logging is the most dangerous job in the United States. … Continue Reading “FYI: 11 Deadliest Things”

FYI: Looking Back at Past Olympics

The Olympic Games With the Tokyo Games postponed to 2021, I decided to look up past Olympics Games information.   The games have been postponed five other times, which were due to the World Wars in 1916, 1940 twice, and 1944 twice.  The country that… Continue Reading “FYI: Looking Back at Past Olympics”

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