Category: FYI

More You Know: 10 Largest Cruise Ships

Here’s a list of the 10 largest cruise ships in the world with a gross tonnage over 120,000 that have been built and sailed in 2019.  There are larger ships expected to sail in 2020 and beyond.  To put these numbers in perspective, the…

The More You Know: Driest and Wettest U.S. States

I have 17 blogs waiting for me to finish and post.  I’m hoping I get to most of them this week.  I keep putting it off to do other things or I’m too tired to work on them.  I’ve been  sitting on my futon…

The More You Know: The Year Was 1528

I decided to see how long my iPhone went back in time.  It stopped at 1528 and then stayed there.  I had to remove and reinstall the calendar app.  This lead to me seeing what was actually going on during 1528 and here are…

More You Know: Crime Around the World

There are many things in the world that no matter what you do will always be there.  Criminal activity in the many forms is included.  Some of my sources come from lawyers posted on their webpages and the fact I’m watching Boston Legal is…

FYI: Smallest, Smartest, Strongest Dogs

Here they are in all their glory.  The large ones.  The small ones.  The strongest ones.  The smartest ones.  The laziest ones.  Is there such a thing as an ugly dog?  Maybe.  There are breeds I love and some others not to much.  The…

FYI: Penny for Your Thoughts

With 2020 starting soon, I decided to look at the rate of minimum wage in the U.S. and other countries in the world.  As you can see there is somewhat of a range within the U.S. states.  21 states have the federal wage rate…

FYI: Oh, How You’ve Changed, Las Vegas

I recently took a stroll down Las Vegas strip today (not including Fremont) and got me thinking of all the hotels and casinos that have come and gone.  Here’s a list of the hotels and casinos on Las Vegas Boulevard.  Not included are the…

FYI: The “I Word” No One Talks About Until Recently

A teacher from my high school currently teaches A.P. History and what a way for students to experience an actual impeachment process in the United States.  There have been now three presidents in the U.S. to be impeached although Donald Trump was basically half…

The More You Know About Drugs

I don’t think I need to tell anyone that inhaling bath salts is bad for your brain and body, let alone any other drug (legal or not) you over consume in most cases.  There are drugs people shouldn’t be putting into their bodies under…

FYI: Various Top Ten

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