Alaska, by land mass, is the largest state in the US but ranked 47th by population. It seems a touch unfair that the largest states with such small populations get so much space for such few people. Reddit user “alexthedinosaur” has created this map of the United States to show what it would look like […]
2014 has been awesome at Sporcle. If you missed out on any quizzes from one of our favorite categories, look no further! Here are 10 of the most popular Just for Fun games from 2014. Top Just for Fun Quizzes 10. Tiny Almost Useless Trivia: It’s so cute! With one question for each Sporcle category, this quiz […]
As correctly observed by Tangerine Kitty in their November 2012 song and video, “Dumb Ways to Die,” there are indeed SO MANY dumb ways to die. (If you haven’t seen this Australian Metro video yet, stop what you’re doing and go watch it immediately.) The video depicts adorable cartoons engaging in such activities as inviting a psycho […]
Pi Day, it’s not just for math nerds. Pi Day is a day to celebrate the mathematical constant Pi (π). What is Pi? In this case we are not talking about a delicious dessert, no Pi is the name given to the ratio of the circumference of a circle divided by its diameter, approximately 3.14159. […]
Sometimes at Sporcle HQ we get the chance to talk a little nonsense, and lo and behold, a Sporcle Top 5 is born. Keep checking back on the Sporcle Blog to see what we think of next. Many things suck about growing up: you don’t get as many Christmas presents, the toys today are way cooler than when […]
Congrats! You’ve made it to Friday, the final day of the traditional work week. And just as people in your office might be in-and-out throughout the day, there’s a few big names that are arriving and departing from our lives. Hostess closes its doors After an extended Baker’s Union strike, Hostess made the decision Friday to shut […]
Disney songs. They send positive messages: Wish upon a star, Give the beast a second chance, Find a whole new world. Though the name Disney is most strongly connected to film and television, wrapped up within these visual mediums is a subtle but foundational element: song. It might have been awhile since you watched a […]
Did you know that Sporcle has over 50 published baby name quizzes? In fact, we have a whole baby name subcategory devoted to baby names. Which makes us (and many of you) ask the question: Why do Sporcle users love baby name quizzes so much? First off, there’s something personal about baby name quizzes. Most of us can’t […]
Editors note: This is another entry in our series of blog posts highlighting various Sporcle subcategories. Today we highlight Animal quizzes We love animals. Here at Sporcle HQ, staff bring their dogs to work. Geese waddle by our front door. And we create Tumblrs devoted to pictures of puppies. But what makes animals so […]
There are quite a few discrepancies between this Animaniacs video and our Countries of the World quiz, as well as a quite a few country name changes, but we decided to post it anyway because it’s awesome.
Some people dislike musicals. While this is hard to believe, it is nonetheless true. Admittedly, that’s kind of like saying that you don’t like sunshine, happiness, and kittens, but some people are disturbed enough to suggest that these things are actually unpleasant. Apparently some poor souls cannot understand the joys of singing in the rain, […]
While Coachella, Sasquatch and Bonnaroo music festivals might have already come and gone this year, the summer music festival season (the greatest of seasons IMHO) is just beginning. It’s okay to stop playing Sporcle for a weekend to attend one of these – or, while you’re wishing you’re there, playing quizzes about the bands. I’m […]
Hey everyone, It’s Friday, and that doesn’t mean we’re still listening to Rebecca Black over and over again, that means it’s time for a quick overview of a feature from Sporcle that you might not know existed. Were you aware that when you are on the results page of any quiz, for example Countries of […]
While you’re sitting inside, recovering from that 2nd degree sunburn because you *yet* again forgot to put on sunblock, you have a few options about how to spend your summer. You could stay at home and play Sporcle all day OR you catch some of the big hits coming out this summer and then go […]
We’ve always thought it would be fun to make an actual commercial for Sporcle, but it looks like a group of students beat us to the punch. What do you guys think, should we make an official Sporcle video? What should it include?