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Still More & More Trivia Of The World – #16

By   /  October 19, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — More fun facts, statistics and bits of trivia to amuse and astound you and to get you ready for Trivia Night at your local brewery or to get you qualified to be on “The Weakest Link” T.V. show. I have been told many of you are printing these out and keeping them […]

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The World’s Largest Art Museum Is Open

By   /  October 16, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — It’s true. According to their web site, the Largest Art Museum in the World is once again open to visitors, following strict guidelines and safety protocol. That museum is The Louvre, located in Paris, France. This prestigious museum has a long and decorated history dating back to its opening as a public […]

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More & More Trivia of the World – #15

By   /  October 16, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — Statistics, percentages, averages and numerical results of all kinds have been gathered over the years covering some of the most amazing areas of interest and trivial accomplishments. Here are more results to add to your “Weakest Link” knowledge. Enjoy finding out a little more about humanity and how strange we can be […]

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More Trivia of the World – #14

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – Here’s some more interesting facts and behind the scenes info that has shaped much of the world today. If you love to travel, this will be especially informative for you. By now you should have enough trivia info to run your own True or False Trivia game with the family and friends […]

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NC Rep Same Time Next Year

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Travel  /  No Comments

Traces Giddy Highs, Poignant Lows of Lovers 25 Year Romance – Streaming October 21 to November 15, 2020 Solana Beach, CA. – Cherished by audiences and critics alike both in America and abroad, Bernard Slade’s wickedly funny comedy explores a 25-year love affair between two seemingly ordinary people who meet once a year. SAME TIME, […]

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EXTENDED: Fully Committed Now Streaming!

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Travel  /  No Comments

EXTENDED THROUGH OCT.25! Don’t miss David McBean in his hilarious award-winning performance in this one-man tour-de-force. McBean plays the out-of-work actor, Sam who single-handedly mans the reservation desk for Manhattan’s number-one restaurant AND the 40 other characters who will stop at nothing in their zeal to land a prime reservation, or the right table. YOU […]

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The Most Unusual Museums in the United States – Part I

By   /  October 8, 2020  /  Local  /  2 Comments

TR Robertson – There are huge art galleries and museums across the nation, but some of the most interesting museums are the tiny, quirky, unusual museums that exist, many centering on a specific topic or event. Some of these museums are as small as a freight elevator and many cover all sorts of weird and […]

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The Unusual World of Phobias

By   /  October 6, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –Previous Vista Press articles dealt with the variety of superstitions many people have that are part of their everyday life. For the most part, these superstitions do not control their lives, do not upset their daily routine and do not cause a tremendous amount of fear and anxiety. True, some of the superstitions […]

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The Trivia Keeps Getting Interesting & Unusual – #12

By   /  October 6, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — More unusual, strange but incredibly fascinating bits and pieces of trivia for you to enjoy as you stay safe in these strange times. Turkeys were once revered by the Mayan, around 300 B.C., as vessels of the gods According to history.com, Paul Revere never road thru the countryside yelling, “The British are […]

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Wedding Customs, Superstitions and Traditions

By   /  October 1, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson–COVID-19 has altered, changed and derailed a number of social interactions everywhere in the world. From dining out to attending various entertainment venues to attending church and other gatherings, the social distancing restrictions has left people attempting to try and understand how to enjoy what was once an accepted part of the life we […]

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The Trivia Keeps Getting Stranger But Just As Interesting – #11

By   /  October 1, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — Many trivial facts are simply part of the world we live in and are not completely revealed to the public. Many other facts are developed from surveys coming from a variety of sources. The Gallup Polls are famous for their political surveys and are used to determine a wide range of issues. […]

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Gift Giving and Gift Receiving Superstitions

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –Many people put a great deal of thought into what type of gift to give people for special occasions. Believe it or not, there are many superstitions and cultural beliefs surrounding both the giving of a gift or the receiving of a gift and what the specific gift might mean to the person […]

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Strange, Unusual, Weird and Creative Days of Celebration for October

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — October has a number of memorable days of celebration and a number of very unusual days of celebration. The month also has been designated as a month of special significance and honor for a series of events. October is: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month American Pharmacist Month Apple Jack Month Breast Cancer […]

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Upcoming Political Debates and Forums to Keep You Informed

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  Local  /  2 Comments

TR Robertson –There are a number of debates and forums on the agenda for this week and next to keep you informed and provide you with a chance to hear from the various candidates running for elected office. Tuesday – 9/29 – ABC, NBC, CBS – The Presidential Debates between Pres. Donald Trump and former […]

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Superstitions and Traditions Associated with Live Theatre Performances

By   /  September 24, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — We have seen that superstitions are a natural part of everyday life and how they are a unique part of the sporting world. Superstitions have crept into every part of our world, including the world of live theatre production. Most of these unusual theatre superstitions date back to the early beginnings of […]

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More Trivia To Shock & Amaze You – #10

By   /  September 24, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – I am not surprised by not much of anything these days, given what is going on around us and as I dig deeper into the unending amount of factual bits and pieces of trivia that makes up what makes things work in our world. Here we go again with some things to […]

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More Interesting & Unusual Trivia Facts about America & Our History

By   /  September 17, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — There are a lot more facts and trivia that make up everything that makes this country so unusual, different and fascinating. Here are some more bits and pieces to add to your knowledge about our country. The world’s tallest roller coaster in the world is Kingda Ka at 465 ft., located at […]

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Professional Basketball and Football Superstitions

By   /  September 17, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — Just like Baseball, professional basketball and football players have been known for a variety of superstitions to help them get ready for game day or activities they feel compelled to do each and every time before they are involved in some aspect of their sport. Some of these superstitions take place in […]

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Interesting & Unusual Trivia Facts About America & Our History

By   /  September 15, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson–Trivia exists about everything. Facts and trivial bits and pieces of information exists about America and the over 200-year history of this country. Here are some historical trivia facts and some current facts about our nation to add to your trivia knowledge. The streets in Virginia City, Nevada, were once paved with silver ore. […]

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Unusual Superstitions Among Professional Baseball Players

By   /  September 15, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — Everyone has a superstition or two or three. Some are very common, such as not walking under a ladder, only picking up a penny if it is face up, knocking on wood twice to keep good luck, tossing spilled salt over your opposite shoulder to keep away bad luck and many, many […]

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