Activities

Spending time outside, often at the beach or the pool, is all a lot of fun — until somebody gets hurt, which unfortunately is a frequent occurrence. There are approximately 10 drowning deaths...
Whether stuck at home for a weekend, 10 days, or indefinitely, board games are an easy way to add some fun to a person’s days. There’s a wide range of board games available — from ancient...
Americans who grew up in the 1990s may describe the decade as a wild time before computers, cell phones, and social media. It was a strange time of wide leg jeans, boy bands, Pokemon collections and...
Watching movies and playing trivia games are two of the most popular American pastime activities. Combining the two, then, is surely among the best forms of entertainment.  It can only get better if...
Each U.S. state has its own history — a history that helped create and mold the state’s culture. Whether because of past events or influential people, each state also has traditions...
Though “Jeopardy!” is on its second interim host after Alex Trebek’s death in November 2020 — executive producer Mike Richards — the trivia show remains one of most beloved...
Do you have the right stuff to be an astronaut? Becoming an astronaut is harder than getting into an Ivy League school. Only few have ever been selected by NASA. In 2016, more than 18,300 people...
During presidential elections the spotlight often turns to the life and background of candidates who may be the next occupants of the White House. That very often includes an interest in their family...
“Jeopardy!” has been one of most beloved primetime game shows in America for decades. Three contestants duke it out answering trivia questions in several categories, including a very popular one...
If you are one of the 90% of Americans who are staying inside in an attempt to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be running out of ideas about how to stay occupied. There is, after...
“Jeopardy!” has been one of most beloved primetime game shows in America for decades. In the show, three contestants duke it out answering trivia questions in several categories, including the...
People who decorate their homes following the “less is more” mantra may be onto something. Being surrounded with too much stuff may not be healthy. Studies on the effects of de-cluttering one’s...
The coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives in obvious ways — many people wear masks, shop online, spend more time with family, and work remotely. But there are also some less obvious ways...
Few game shows in TV history are as iconic as “Jeopardy!” Answering trivia questions about anything from “U.S. stuff” and “state mottos” to “spelling” and “we love the planet” is...
Measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 have wrecked businesses, caused thousands of people to lose their jobs, and in general disrupted American society in unprecedented ways. These actions...