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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Grooms Stand On The Right At A Wedding

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Grooms Stand On The Right At A Wedding

A lot of our wedding traditions don’t really have the best of origins: brides originally wore veils to safeguard against the groom changing his mind in case he didn’t happen to like her face; and, the garter toss harkens back to the days when guests helped disrobe brides shortly after vows were exchanged. Yikes! And,…Read More

CMA Country Christmas Special Bloopers

CMA Country Christmas Special Bloopers

Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren have officially proven how awesome they are with the release of this blooper reel. The outtakes show just how real they are and make them even more lovable check it out.Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is One Side of Tin Foil Shiny?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is One Side of Tin Foil Shiny?

In the wake of Thanksgiving, you more than likely utilized tinfoil to cover some, if not all, of your leftovers. Have you ever noticed, though, that tinfoil has 2 different-looking sides, one shiny & one dull? Why is that? The fact that tinfoil has 2 sides with different appearances is mostly the result of the…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

You’ve probably wondered, as you struggled to keep your eyes open amidst all the Thanksgiving Day football & family chatter, “is it the turkey that’s making me sleepy”? Here’s the chemistry involved: turkey contains L-Tryptophan, an amino acid involved in sleep; your body uses that to produce a B vitamin called niacin, which generates the…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Put Paper Chef’s Hats On Turkey Legs?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Put Paper Chef’s Hats On Turkey Legs?

Sometimes, you feel like wearing a chef’s hat while you cook Thanksgiving dinner, and that’s okay. But placing a tiny chef’s hat on the end of each turkey leg could be considered taking the holiday cheer a bit too far. Why do we always see that, though, especially in movies & cartoons? Over the years,…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is There A Difference Between Stuffing & Dressing?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is There A Difference Between Stuffing & Dressing?

If you’re a carb lover like me, nothing completes a Thanksgiving meal quite like dressing…boatloads of bread, celery, and other ingredients & spices to complement that beautiful bird protein. Some people don’t call it dressing, though…they say stuffing. In these unprecedented times, knowing how to properly refer to that magnificent mound of moist bread seems…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How Does Food Go “Down The Wrong Pipe”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How Does Food Go “Down The Wrong Pipe”?

Most folks aren’t very well-versed on human anatomy, which is why many of us call biceps “guns”, elbows “funny bones”, and heads “noggins”. So, when throat irritation & coughing spring up after you swallow something in a weird way, you might say that the food “went down the wrong pipe.” But what’s actually going on…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Say “Bless You” After A Sneeze?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Say “Bless You” After A Sneeze?

We absorb a lot of how we socially interact at an early age, from it not being polite to cough without covering your mouth, to saying thank you whenever people give you things like money or gifts. And, what do we do when someone rears back & lets loose a violent burst of snot &…Read More