Did you miss what Sarah talked about on her Wiki-Corner today? Catch up with all her latest topics here! And be sure to listen to the Wiki Corner every day at 4:10!
Last week, on Squirrel Appreciation Day, we learned that President Warren G. Harding had a pet squirrel named Pete, who lived with him at the White House. That got me thinking…what other pets have our presidents had?
This week, Planters released a teaser for its Super Bowl commercial, featuring Wesley Snipes and Matt Walsh with Mr. Peanut. It shows the trio hanging onto a branch after accidentally driving the Nutmobile off a cliff, with
Happy Throwback Thursday! Today, we’re featuring the year 1980 – the year Magnum, P.I. premiered on CBS! The series started just as Hawaii Five-O was ending. Magnum was set in Hawaii because the network didn’t want it’s production facilities there to go to
Sad news out of the world of comedy today – Terry Jones, one of the members of Monty Python, passed away at the age of 77. Jones was responsible for Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ innovative and surreal
Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day! Squirrels don’t just live in your backyard – they live in almost every habitat, from rainforests to semiarid deserts. They’re one of the few mammals that can climb down a tree headfirst. They
It was on this day in 1885 that Lamarcus Thompson patented the first American rollercoaster in Coney Island! Rollercoasters originated with “Russian Mountains”, specially built hills of ice that were 70-80 feet high with a 50 degree
On this day in 1929, Popeye the Sailorman first appeared in a comic strip called Thimble Theater. The comic strip was in its 10th year when Popeye debuted, and he quickly became so popular that he eventually became the
68 years ago today, the Today Show was first broadcast! The show was the brainchild then vice president of NBC Sylvester Weaver (he also happens to be Sigourney Weaver’s father). The Today Show was the first program of its
Today is National Rubber Ducky Day, because according to Sesame Street, today is the birthday of Ernie’s rubber ducky! The first rubber ducks were made in the late 19th century, from newly invented vulcanized rubber. They were solid
Rod Steward is 75 today! He’s one of the best selling artists of all time, with over 120 million records sold worldwide. He gained popularity in the 1960s and 70s as part of the Jeff Beck Group