Category: Week in Review

  • PBS: Five Things You Didn’t Know

    On this date in 1970, The Public Broadcasting Service launched in the United States. Here are some things you may not have known about PBS. It’s not a network, per se. It’s a program distributor, which receives payment from its member stations in exchange for programs. The individual stations are responsible for producing local content.…

  • W5 — Week in Review quiz: Aug. 17-21

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  • W4: Week in Review, August 15, 2015

      [QTL-Quiz id=3] This week we talked about: • The Louvre and Smithsonian Institution • Genius Marilyn vos Savant and the Monty Hall Problem • The introduction of the IBM Personal Computer • International Left-Handers Day • Japan’s surrender to end World War II This week’s quiz will be posted soon. LINKS Follow us on Twitter, Facebook or…

  • Week in Review Quiz: Aug. 3-8

    [QTL-Quiz id=2] Take our weekly quiz at Topics this week include: Theme parks, Maurice Richard, Harry Houdini, Lucille Ball and Mata Hari.

  • W2: Week in Review Quiz – July 27-31, 2015

    This week’s week-in-review quiz [QTL-Quiz id=1] LINKS Follow us on Twitter, Facebook or our website. Also, if you’re enjoying the show, please consider supporting it through Please rate the show on iTunes by clicking here.

  • Week in Review: July 25

    Welcome to our first week in review. Here’s the historical events we covered this week: Monday: British Columbia becoming a part of Canada Tuesday: German U-Boats shelling the coast of Massachusetts during World War I. Wednesday: The birthday of writer/director/actor Albert Brooks Thursday: The birthday of author Raymond Chandler Friday: The rediscovery of Machu Picchu in 1911.…