Fireworks New Years Eve 2019

Why do we light fireworks on New Year’s Eve?

Fireworks (aka firecrackers) were invented in China in the seventh century. Historically, many cultures thought fireworks could scare off evil spirits. According to Chinese legend,...
White Elephant Gift Exchange Group

Why is it called a white elephant gift exchange?

The term "white elephant" in "white elephant gift exchange" probably came from the tradition of the King of Siam (present-day Thailand) giving rare albino...
Q-tips 3 pack

Why are they called Q-tips?

The “Q” in Q-tips stands for quality, and the “tips” describes the cotton swab at the end of the rod/stick. Q-tip is a product name...
empty movie theater

Do movie theaters still show a movie if nobody buys a ticket for it?

Whether or not a movie theater plays a movie if no one buys a ticket for it depends on each movie theater's policy. I spoke...
McWay Cove

What is the difference between a gulf, bay, port, harbor, cove, marina, and a...

Some of these terms are often used interchangeably. This is incorrect and I will briefly explain the differences below. GULF A gulf is a large bay...

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