Impossible Questions for May 2019

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IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Most of us feel guilty about this when we do it, but we do it anyway. ANSWER: Throw out food. IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average age for accomplishing this task is now 27. ANSWER: Becoming a first time mother [source]. IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 28% of people admit they don’t like to travel because they’re afraid …

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Impossible Questions for March 2019

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: You should get about $1,500 for doing this! ANSWER: Starting a game of Monopoly [source]. IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This will cost you the most in Switzerland and the very least in Russia. Canada is the 5th most expensive place for this. ANSWER: A Big Mac [source]! IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: It looks like about 47% of …

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Where did April Fool’s Day come from?

Ever wonder where April Fool’s Day came from? The story goes like this… Back in the day, in France in 1582, Pope Gregory introduces the Gregorian Calendar… This leads to New Year’s celebrations being moved from April 1st to January 1st. Some people continued to celebrate the New Year on April 1st – they were …

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Mike’s ‘Not Really’ Italian Wedding Soup

Mike’s ‘Not Really’ Italian Wedding Soup This is my take on a classic Italian Wedding Soup recipe found here on Foodnetwork.com sans the meatballs. Prep time: 20 minutes 8 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 small onions (or 1 large) (finely chopped) 3 carrots (finely chopped) 2 cloves garlic (use your garlic press or …

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When do ants wake up from hibernation?

Ant on ice

STAGE 1: As it starts to warm up in the Spring (or even late winter), a few ants will start to become active inside the nest. You may even see one or two ants walking on the snow if it’s sunny enough. STAGE 2: After four or five days of temperatures above freezing (+5 c / …

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A perfect boiled egg

For a perfect soft boiled egg… 1. Put cold water in a pot (2/3’s full). 2. Put the lid on the pot and bring it to a full boil. 3. Once the water is boiling, gently place the egg in the boiling water (you can do more than one, as long as they bang together). …

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