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no responses. February 17, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 17, 2020


Fun Fact February 17, 2020

We eat it for breakfast with syrup or powered sugar, but would you ever eat it with ketchup?  Today some history about French toast.  Long before […]

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no responses. February 14, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 14, 2020


Fun Fact February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day, also called St. Valentine’s Day, holiday when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. The holiday has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held […]

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no responses. February 13, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 13, 2020


Fun Fact February 13, 2020

What’s for breakfast?  How about some Captain Crunch?  Pamela Low, a flavorist at Arthur D. Little, an international managemant consulting firm based in Boston,  developed the […]

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no responses. February 12, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 12, 2020


Fun Fact February 12, 2020

No static at all, FM.  We talked about AM radio yesterday, so today we’ll look at FM radio.  FM stands for frequency modulation.  You remember in […]

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no responses. February 11, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 11, 2020


Fun Fact February 11, 2020

What’s all that static about?  Today we’ll look at AM radio.  First of all, what in the world does AM stand for?  Amplitude Modulation.  Simply stated, […]

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no responses. February 10, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 10, 2020


Fun Fact February 10, 2020

Most all of us have at least one of these in our homes.  They live in the pantry, a bottom cupboard or sometimes right out in […]

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no responses. February 7, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 7, 2020


Fun Fact February 7, 2020

How have you been sleeping lately?  Before the 1800s, people had what was known as a “first” and “second sleep.”   Anthropologists have found evidence that during […]

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no responses. February 6, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact February 6, 2020


Fun Fact February 6, 2020

It’s 746 million miles from Earth and therefore any light reflected off the seventh planet from our sun is rather dim.  As a matter of fact […]

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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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