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no responses. February 5, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 5, 2020


Fun Fact February 5, 2020

February fifth is National Weatherperson Day!  It recognizes individuals in the fields of meteorology, weather forecasting and broadcast meteorology, as well as volunteer storm spotters and observers. […]

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no responses. February 4, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 4, 2020


Fun Fact February 4, 2020

The story of the zipper.  The story begins when Elias Howe, Jr.  inventor of the sewing machine, who received a patent in 1851 for an “Automatic, Continuous […]

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no responses. February 3, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 3, 2020


Fun Fact February 3, 2020

So how did a groundhog become the official weather forecasting rodent?  The roots of groundhog day go way back and actually has Christian roots.  In Germanic […]

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no responses. January 31, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 31, 2020


Fun Fact January 31, 2020

Ever heard of a Hobo Spider?  Me either, until now.  The Hobo Spider, Tegenaria agrestis, is Light to medium brown with dark stripe down center to […]

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no responses. January 30, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 30, 2020


Fun Fact January 30, 2020

Been to the movies lately?  Before the main feature that you came to see runs, you’ll typically be treated to coming attractions, better knows as a […]

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no responses. January 29, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 29, 2020


Fun Fact January 29, 2020

This is nothing to spit at.  Saliva is produced in salivary glands.  Saliva is 98% water, but it contains many important substances, including electrolytes, mucus, antibacterial […]

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no responses. January 28, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 28, 2020


Fun Fact January 28, 2020

Most of us grew up on classic cartoons, Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry and Chip and Dale.  That last one, Chip and Dale, was created by […]

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no responses. January 27, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 27, 2020


Fun Fact January 27, 2020

It was invented in 1957 and was originally marketed as wall paper.  Bubble wrap, or as it was originally named Air Cap, was invented by two […]

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no responses. January 24, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 24, 2020


Fun Fact January 24, 2020

There is a swirl of garbage in the Pacific Ocean about twice the size of Texas. It is aptly referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage […]

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no responses. January 23, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 23, 2020


Fun Fact January 23, 2020

The weight of all the ants on earth is greater than that of all humans.  There are more than 12,000 species of ants all over the world, over […]

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no responses. January 22, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 22, 2020


Fun Fact January 22, 2020

Every year a few people are killed in shark attacks, but there is a far deadlier device that we encounter in our lives nearly every day.  […]

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no responses. January 21, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact January 21, 2020


Fun Fact January 21, 2020

Pistachio pudding.  Pistachio ice cream.  Pistachio nuts are not only tasty and fun to eat but also super healthy.  Pistachio are the edible seeds of the Pistacia […]

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