Matching Game: Actor Edition

Think you know your movies? Match the famous actor to their three most highly rated films. You have six minutes on the clock and 30 actors to get through. For extra fun, challenge your family, friends and/or co-workers. Your challenge starts… now! Click here to play.

 

Actor

Why do we have Earwax?

There’s no denying that earwax is a little gross, but you’d think we know what it is seeing as everyone has it. Watch the video below to learn what earwax is, why our bodies produce it, and why you should never use a q-tip for ‘cleanup’.

 

Guess the Movie Title

You have five minutes to guess all 20 movie titles. The catch? They all start with the letter ‘A’. Click here to play ‘Guess the Movie Title’. Best of luck!

 

Movie Title

Could you Live on Mars?

Space movies like The Martian and Interstellar have us pretty stoked about the mysteries of the universe. But with planned space missions to Mars by 2035, these stories may become a reality. So we’d love to know, what would it take to live on Mars? Watch the video below to find out.

 

Red Wine or Not?

For those who like a nice red, now is your time to shine. You will have 4 minutes to select all 12 types of red wine. So pour yourself a glass (or two) and see how quickly you can complete the quiz with a perfect score (points will be deducted if you spill the contents of your glass). Click here to play. Salute!

 

Red Wine

Street Naming Conventions

Street, road, avenue, promenade, parkway… they all mean the same thing… don’t they? Watch the video below to learn the naming conventions of the streets we use every day (and why a road may be called an ‘esplanade’, but not a ‘highway’). Enjoy!

 

Name the Elements

Brush up on your high school chemistry because today’s quiz is going to challenge even the best of us. You will have 15 minutes to name all 118 elements on the periodic table. Challenge your friends, family and co-workers to see who can get the highest score. For the scientists out there, face off with a colleague and see who can get all of the answers first. Click here to play!

Elements

How to Live to 100

“The UN estimates that by 2050, 3.2 million people will be 100 years or older”. Aside from having a lot of candles on a cake, that’s a big jump from only 316,000 in 2011. So why are people living longer and what can you do to make is as a centennial? Watch the video below to find out how to live to 100.

 

Name the Countries of Oceania

Underrated, but stunning. Oceania is a wide expanse of ocean, scattered with island nations. Are you up to the task of naming all of them? Try naming all 14 countries in the Oceanian ‘continent’. But be quick! You only have 5 minutes to figure it out. To play click here.

 

Oceania

Do you Believe in Ghosts?

Do you believe in ghosts? If you live in the United States, it turns out that you have a 45% chance of believing in them. It may seem like a ridiculous question, but people and civilizations have wondered about the “what comes after” for centuries. So what does science have to say to explain this paranormal phenomenon? Watch the video below to find out: