Affect vs Effect If you feel like every time you go to write affect (or is it effect?) you are just guessing at which vowel to start the word with, you are not alone. Affect and effect are popular words to mix up, and even more so when you don’t know the proper use and […]
Christmas is such a joyous time of year. For many, the holidays bring back memories of family, food, fun and music. Studies show that songs hearing certain songs can cue specific memories in people’s brains. What was playing while you opened gifts on the morning of ‘89? Not only does music give us that nostalgic […]
With exciting special effects, strong characters, and a classic good vs evil story line, Star Wars has long captured the imaginations of children and adults alike. There is no denying the popularity of the films. Fans turn out in droves each time a new installment in the series is released, making Star Wars one of […]
Decades after Star Wars first inspired an entire generation of movie lovers, the universe built by George Lucas continues to grow, with a brand-new movie just around the corner. A classic story of good versus evil, the tragic fall and redemption of a hero, and the fight for what is right, Star Wars has become […]
With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start pulling out the decorations, turning up the Christmas songs, and enjoying a few of your favorite, classic Christmas movies. If White Christmas is one such film on your yuletide list, you’re in luck.
There’s nothing quite like Christmastime. When the cold, snowy season comes, what better time to curl up on the couch and watch some Christmas classics? It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve seen Kevin hit those burglars with paint cans to the head. You laugh every…single…time.
“On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… 12 holiday trivia team names…” If you are a fan of Sporcle Live Trivia, you know just how important it is to have that perfect team name. This is true all times of year, but especially during the holidays. The right holiday-themed name […]
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, so what better time to stay indoors and crank the Christmas tunes. Before you do that though, you might want to build a Christmas songs playlist. What songs should you include? How about these 15 Christmas songs that mix both the old, and the new. That way, you’ll be […]
‘Tis the Season of Giving! This holiday season, please donate your knowledge to a good cause, and help Sporcle Live give back. Sporcle Live will donate $1 for each Pub Champions Trivia League score that is registered at a Sporcle Live weekly show from November 20th to December 27th (maximum donation $5,000). Donations will be […]
Most people pull out their calculators every time they are faced with a math problem, but this doesn’t have to be you. There are various math tricks that one can learn to help solve math problems more quickly and efficiently. Here a few tricks you can use to multiply two digit numbers as high as […]
Whether you have just been sucked into Game of Thrones or are fully invested in the story, you are probably familiar with the White Walkers. These creatures, also known as the Others, were once thought of as a legend, but have returned, causing extreme havoc and destruction. Here are a few interesting facts about the […]
If you’re a fan of superheros, you may have already heard of the infamous Justice League of America. Originally consisting of seven members, the Justice League is a superhero team that appears in comic books published by DC Comics, but it doesn’t stop there. Here are a few facts about the Justice League.
Thor: Ragnarok is the latest film from Marvel Studios to dominate the box office. Critics have lauded this entertaining cosmic adventure, noting its strong acting performances, fresh script, and stunning visuals. Thor: Ragnarok also introduces some exciting new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). One such character is Hela, the Asgardian Goddess of Death. […]
Colors are one of the first things you learn as a child, and while you may have started with the typical red, yellow, blue and green, your color vocabulary may have expanded with your first box of Crayola crayons. Each crayon in a 24-crayon box was labelled according to its exact name, like cerulean, apricot […]
Turkey, Grandma’s stuffing, and avoiding political discussions with out of town family members aren’t the only Thanksgiving Day traditions. The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys of the NFL also have a tradition of playing football games every Thanksgiving. And while it’s always nice to have a good game to watch as you recover from your […]