New Years Eve Fireworks

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,...
Olympics

Why are they called the Olympics?

The Olympics took its name from the Olympia sanctuary in Greece approximately 2,700 years ago. Olympia is located on the Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula. The first...
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...
Icing the kicker

Does “icing the kicker” work in football?

In the sport of American football, the act of icing the kicker or freezing the kicker is a tactic employed by the defending team in an effort to disrupt...
Oasis of the Seas

What kind of gas mileage do cruise ships get?

Just like larger cars, larger cruise ships generally have lower fuel efficiency than smaller ones. The Royal Carribean 'Oasis of the Seas' cruise ship...

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