Trivia / Knowledge

Old School

This week, The Answer Man looks at ancient history. 1. King Enmebaragesi is the first known historical king and ruled in about 2500 B.C. Can you name the kingdom over which he ruled? 2. From about 1630 B.C. to about 1523 B.C., Egypt was ruled by...

Which country produces the most cork?

Portugal is the world's largest producer of cork. The country has regulations protecting cork trees dating back to 1320. During the 1920s and 1930s, it became illegal to cut down the trees other than for essential thinning and removal of older non...

What makes the AK-47 so popular?

The AK-47 is simple, inexpensive to manufacture and easy to clean and maintain. Its ruggedness and reliability are legendary. The large gas piston, generous clearances between moving parts, and tapered cartridge case design allow the gun to endure...