History Schmistory, Olympics Edition: All Hail the Olympic…Gods?

The early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C. until 393 A.D., when the games were banned for being a pagan festival (the Olympics celebrated the Greek god Zeus)!


Ryan Lochte…the Swimming God?
Some girls see it that way!

History Schmistory, Olympics Edition: Gold is old school!

The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912. Gold spray paint probably became popular soon after that…


No wonder this tasted like chocolate!

History Schmistory, Olympics Addition: Ring Em’ In!

The five Olympic rings represent the five major regions of the world – Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania! The rings will always bring us together.

Recognize this hot spot?

Countdown to Bastille Day!

You say you want a revolution?  OK–you got it.  2 days to Bastille Day!

History Schmistory, July 2: Baffled By Baffin!

1578 - Martin Frobisher sighted Baffin Island. This is super great, however, it is the 5th largest island in the world & would slightly hard to miss!

Where’s Baffin? I can’t seem to find it. It should be called Waldo Island.

History Schmistory, July 1: A Bright Spot In China!

1200 - In China, sunglasses were invented.

China.Saving people’s eyeballs since 1200.

Check out the Emperors new clothes!