Trivia / Knowledge

What about Spam and Monty Python?

SPAM has earned a place in pop culture history partially thanks to the Brits. The canned creation made its television debut on "Monty Python’s Flying Circus" in 1970. A collector’s edition Spam -- Stinky French Garlic -- was introduced to ...

When did the M&M tube give way to the bag?

By the late 40's the candies were available to the general public with excellent reception. By 1948, the cardboard tube gave way to the brown pouch they now come in today. With the advent of television in the 50's, M&M's became a household name ...

How did Bing get his name?

Bing Crosby recorded more than 1,700 songs for commercial release between 1926 and 1977. Bing's real name was Harry Lillis Crosby. The nickname was given to him by a childhood friend who thought the young Harry resembled "Bingo," the lead ...

Who invented the roller skate?

The first patented roller skate was introduced in the year 1760 invented by a Belgian man named John Joseph Merlin. However, his invention did not become very popular among the general population. It wasn't until 1863 when James Pimpton from ...