Parents always have high hopes for their children. Will they be tennis superstars? Golf phenoms?
Are the Olympics in your future? Weekends spent in gyms watching basketball games late into the night?
Are you going to be a baseball caravan parent, driving your kids all over the country so they can play competitively and maybe get in the Little League World Series?
Life as a Ninja Continue reading WHAT SPORT ARE YOU BEST SUITED FOR? TAKE THIS QUIZ!
How well do you know your music?
You claim that you listen to the radio because you love to hear songs and not people talking, so it’s time to put your money where your mouth is.
Name That Tune Continue reading NAME THAT TUNE: THE ONE SECOND EDITION
The library card catalog is an ancient system.
Remember back when you had to flip through drawer after drawer of cards, sorted by category, author, or title to figure out where on the shelf stacks the book you wanted might be, and then you had to run off to the stacks to find it?
Oh, the good old days of alphabetizing without a computer.
Do You Know Dewey?: Exploring the Dewey Decimal System
Continue reading QUIZ: WHICH DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM CATEGORY ARE YOU?
Web Watch has shared with you previously an in-depth analysis of AMERICAN ACCENTS.
But one question that Web Watch receives on occasion is how to apply that information to your every day life. Thanksfully, we’re here to help you with that.
Continue reading TAKE THE QUIZ: WHAT’S YOUR ACCENT?
The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth:
Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School
Web Watch knows that we’re a bit of a computer nerd. Some would say that “geek” would be the more appropriate term. To paraphrase a recent episode of CSI, a “freak” is someone who is naturally talented in unusual ways; a “geek” is one who learns how to do the same things.
So we’ll go with “geek”, as all computer knowledge is learned – whether it be via formal school education or by tinkering around with gadgets and on the Internet for hours/days/weeks/years on end to see how things works and to make thinks work better.
Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs were nerds, and they’re proud of it.
Which brings us to our initial question: How big of a geek are you? Continue reading HOW BIG OF A NERD ARE YOU? TRY TAKING THE 2011 GEEK TEST
The most common answer to “What do you put in a toaster”? is “toast”.
That’s wrong. Toast is what you get out of a toaster after you put bread in.
So how do you know if you’re losing your mind or just aren’t thinking straight?
You could take this test, developed for World Alzheimer’s Day, to see how much you know about ALZHEIMER’S FACTS AND MYTHS, or you could take the DEMENTIA SCREENING SURVEY, an 8-question quiz that can help you determine the difference between dementia and mere forgetfulness… or you can read on for a number of fun games and tests that you can share with others.
AWARENESS TEST: How many times does the team in white pass the basketball?
Continue reading “WHAT DO YOU PUT IN A TOASTER?” AND OTHER BRAIN TEASERS AND DEMENTIA TESTS