Today's Today Break Theme is Secret Organizations. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Open the Hidden Door by Clicking the Secret Spot - One is being asked to click on the location where the hidden door is at.
(Hint: One a day keeps the doctor away.) - Click on the Red Apple on the Lower Right Hand Side of the Picture.
Part 2: Cloak-and-Dagger Matchup - This is a Window Game, Match the members (both historical & fictional) to their secret societies.
Freemasons - George Washington Fight Club - Tyler Durden Skull and Bones - George W. Bush Priory of Sion - Leonardo da Vinci Knights of the Golden Circle - John Wilkes Booth Dumbledore's Army - Harry Potter Bilderberg Group - Bill Gates Dharma Initiative - Dr. Pierre Chang
Part 3: Top-Secret Trivia
a) The most popular conspiracy theory pertaining to the Bilderberg Group asserts that they... - control the global economy. b) Which came first: the Illuminati or the Freemasons? - Freemasons c) When asked what it meant that he and George W. Bush were both Skull and Bones members, John Kerry said... - "Not much, because it's a secret." d) Unlike most secret organizations, the Confederate-aligned Knights of the Golden Circle... - formed renegade armies. e) Which Serbia-based secret organization had a hand in instigating World War I? - The Black Hand
Today's Today Break Theme is Animal Spotlight (Dolphins). Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Hydroplaning Dolphins - This is a video for enjoyment purposes only.
Part 2: Animal Spotlight Trivia: Dolphins
a) A group of dolphins is typically referred to as a what? - Pod b) Which of the following is NOT a species of dolphin? - Bubble-head dolphin c) A dolphin's diet typically consists of what? - Fish & squid d) Male and female dolphins are referred to as what? - Bulls & cows e) When Ancient Greeks spotted dolphins riding in a ship's wake, they considered it a... - Good omen
Today's Today Break Theme is Yoga. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Learn Your Poses - Video for viewing Purposes Only
Part 2: Stretch Your Yoga Knowledge
a) Yoga was first practiced in which country? - India b) The proper name for a yoga position is... - asana. c) Which of the following is NOT a benefit of yoga? - Better vision and hearing d) Hatha Yoga consists of asanas (postures) and pranayamas, which are what? - Breathing techniques e) Done at the end of a yoga session, which pose is formed by lying on your back with eyes closed and palms up? - Corpse Pose
Part 3: Yoga Pose Drag & Drop - This is a window game, one is being asked to put these positions in the right position.
Downward Facing Dog - Person is an upside down V position. Upward Facing Dog - Person is laying prone on ground using her palms to push up her upper body. Eagle - Person is standing on one leg facing sideways with bent elbows and finger pointing straight up. Warrior - Both legs on ground spread wide apart with right arm pointing straight up' Fierce/Chair - Person is standing on both feet with bent knees and arm pointing straight up. Lotus - Person is sitting on floor with crossed legs and arms spread out pointing down. Half Moon - Person is standing sideways on one leg with one leg parallel to torso. Right hand in touching the ground and left arm in pointing towards sky. Tree - Person is standing on one leg facing straight ahead with one foot touching the inner leg and the arms reaching straight up with the hands clasped together.
Today's Today Break Theme is Shark Attack. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Shark Survival - This is a video with advice about how to survive a shark attack. For viewing purposes only.
Part 2: Shark Attack! - This is a window game. One is being asked to match the sharks to their species.
Great White Shark - Close up picture with a grey top, white bottom and showing its teeth. Hammerhead Shark - Shark's Head is Flattened and Laterally Extended to Resemble a Hammer. Land Shark - Picture of a Blue Shark Inside Staring at Man Wearing Khaki Clothes. The Landshark was first located on Saturday Night Live skit in its first season. Whale Shark - Shark with Black Skin and White Dots Looking Straight at the Camera. Tiger Shark - Stark With a Grey Top, White Button with a Side Profile Picture. Business Shark - Five Stars of the TV Show Shark Tank. Zebra Shark - Shark swimming on the Ocean Floor with Light Vertical Stripes on a Pale Background. Loan Shark - Man Sitting Down Wearing Sun Glasses and Hat in a Black and White Picture.
Part 3: Keep Swimming!
a) What are the three "man-eating" sharks referred to in the video? - Great white, tiger, and bull b) What's the fourth sense the great white shark uses to hunt its prey? - Electroreception c) Bull sharks can live... - in both fresh and salt water. d) What's the name of the shark's induced hypnotic state shown in the video? - Tonic immobility e) Whale sharks are... - the world's largest fish.
Part 4: You're Almost Safe... - This is a series of 10 True and False Questions about Sharks to answer in 90 seconds. The list of questions and the correct answers are listed below.
Humans are more likely to die from a lightning strike than a shark attack. (Unless they live on Amity Island.) - True Sharks can defeat Chuck Norris in single combat. - False Some shark species can smell blood at one part per million in seawater. - True People who are bleeding should avoid swimming in the ocean. - True Sharks have only one set of teeth throughout their lives. - False There's a shark behind you right now. - True Shark fin soup is an aphrodisiac. - False One-third of all shark species in the ocean are at risk of becoming extinct. - True Sharks don't have rib cages and can be crushed by their own weight outside of the water. - True Sharks are immune to cancer. - False
Today's Today Break Theme is Natural Disaster. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Catastrophic Trivia - There are answers based on this video, so please view video carefully.
a) When a hurricane occurs in the western Pacific, it's known as a what? - Typhoon b) Getting buried by an avalanche can be extremely disorienting. What's one strategy for determining which way is up? - Taking a pee c) Approximately how large is the Yellowstone supervolcano's caldera (or "mouth")? - 34 miles by 45 miles d) For a tornado to qualify as an EF5, its wind speeds must exceed what? - 200 mph e) Which of the following phenomena could NOT generate a megatsunami? - Hurricane
Part 2: Natural Disasters Cause & Effect - This is a window game, one is asked to match each natural disaster to its cause by arranging the cards.
Changes in storm's wind speed/direction create spinning effect - Tornado Pressurized gas and magma escape through the Earth's crust - Volcano Low pressure system picks up energy from warm seas - Hurricane Built-up stress between tectonic plates is rapidly released - Earthquake Massive slab of snow breaks loose from a mountainside - Avalanche Earthquake or other phenomenon rapidly displaces water - Tsunami Cold, arctic air mass collides with warm, moist air mass - Blizzard Excessive rain or ice-melt inundates dry land with water - Flood
Today's Today Break Theme is On Site (The Amazon). Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Where in the World is the Amazon? - One is being asked to click on the map where the Amazon is located.
Hint:Click on the large Yellow Country in South America which is Brazil (Bottom Left on the Map). There are a total of 9 countries the Amazon Rainforest is on.
Part 2: Time for Your Trip!
What to Pack - A poncho and some serious boots. The Amazon floods every rainy season, submerging tons of the forest floor underwater. By how many feet does the river rise? - 30 feet Meet The Locals - The vast rainforest of the Brazilian Amazon is home to the most ____ in the world. - uncontacted peoples Explore The Area - Where does the Amazon River rank among the world's longest rivers? - Second Watch For Wildlife - This area is home to a HUGE amount of wildlife. What percentage of the world's bird species live in the Amazon alone? - 20% Grab Some Grub - The rainforest is home to foods like guarana and acai berries (found in energy drinks and health supplements). The signature dish above, tacachos, contains pork and balls of what? - Plaintains When In The Amazon - Fellas, it just ain't easy to be manly in the Amazon. Some local tribes will require that you do what action in order to enter manhood? - Perform a dance wearing mittens of ants - an ants dance!
Part 3: Amazon Wildlife - Select the Animal that Answers Each Question or Clue (There are 12 Questions to Answer in 90 Seconds.
There are only pictures of the animals without describing what they are. I did my best to get the questions and correct answers on this. The way Daily Break was set up on this section, I was only able to do as best as I can on this section. Sorry about this.
I'm bright, which means don't bite. If you do, you're dead. - Poison Dart Frog I'm not the best kisser in the world (I use too much tongue). Red-Eyed Tree Frog Are we having fun meow? - Leopard The doctor says I have a frog in my throat (probably because of the frog-shaped bulge on my body). - Boa Constrictor Can you spot me? - Leopard Ants. It's what's for dinner! - Giant Anteater I'm looking for my main squeeze, if you know what I mean. - Boa Constrictor Wait, the Amazon isn't the ocean? Welp, I'm lost. Guess I'll stay. - Pink Dolphin I'm the biggest Fruits Loops fan in the jungle. - Macaw Tribes make poison arrowheads and darts from my skin. - Poison Dart Frog My cousins include bottle necks and orcas. - Pink Dolphin I never bite off more than I can chew. Neither do my thousand friends. At the same time. - Piranha When I grow up, I will be about 20 feet long - Boa Constrictor
Today's Today Break Theme is Royalty. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Modern Monarchs - This is a window game, matching the latter-day kinds and realms to their realms.
United Kingdom - Queen Elizabeth Pop - Michael Jackson Spain - King Juan Carlos I Morocco - King Mohammed VI Jungle - Lion Swaziland - Kimg Mswati III Jordan - Queen Noor Queens - Doug Heffernan
Part 2: Noble Trivia
a) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is better known by what name? - Kate Middleton b) Which country's royal family is worth over $1.4 trillion? - Saudi Arabia c) Actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of which tiny European country in 1956? - Monaco d) England's King Edward VIII gave up his crown in 1937 to... - marry a divorcee. e) What unfortunate nickname did Henry IV of Castile (modern-day Spain) receive? - Henry the Impotent
Part 3: The Royal Treatment - This is a timed quiz deciding whether the following statements are True or False. There are 10 True/False statements to answer in 90 seconds. The 10 statements and the correct answers are listed below.
Charles VII was the first Swedish king named Charles. (No one knows what happened to 1 through 6.) - True The Pope is the absolute monarch of Vatican City. - True Wayne Gretzky is a member of the Polish royal family. - False A king's wife is always a queen. - True Sweden's Queen Christina had a small cannon she used to fire at fleas. - True A queen's husband is always a king. - False France's Louis XIX was king for only 20 minutes - True The ''Lion King'' was based on a true story. - False Henry the VIII was also known as Henry the Complete Jerk. - False Queen Elizabeth is still the head of state in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. - True
Today's Today Break Theme is Architecture. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Small World, Big Buildings - This is a window game, matching the architectural styles to their regions.
Chinese - 3 Story Building with its roof overhangs curving upwards. Islamic/Middle Eastern - Brown Buildings with a central dome, several thinner towers until a clear blue sky. (This is a picture of the Mosque of Muhammad Ali). Greek - This temple has 4 round columns in the front with night lights in front under a dark sky. Russian - Sevral Buildings. The one on the right side with the green tower is the most distinctive feature. (This is picture of the Kremlin.) Mayan - Tan colored Building with an opne front entrance and Mayan designs covering the front entrance. Canadian - A picture of a polar bear looking inside an igloo.
Part 2: Buildings with Style
1) Currently, the world's tallest building is the... - Burj Khalifa 2) Described as "warped Gothic," Antoni Gaudi's masterpiece La Sagrada Familia is in which Spanish city? - Barcelona 3) New York's Chrysler Building is an example of what kind of architecture? - Art Deco 4) Which aptly-named architectural style pictured below was popular from the 1950s through the 1970s? - Brutalist
Part 3: Would You Rather... this is the opinion part of the Daily Break. One is being asked which weird location you would rather live in. There is no right or wrong answer. It is an opinion poll.
a: Seashell House or Conch Shell House b: Single Hauz or Ice House c: Stone House or Hobbit House d: Bubble House or Crazy House
Today's Today Break Theme is Global Cooking (Italy). Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Macaroni Mayhem - This is a window game. One is being asked to match the pastas to their names.
Ravioli - Two Stuffed squared pieces of pasta. Stortini - A batch of small pieces of pasta, resembling elbow macaroni. Penne - Larger cylinder-shaped pieces of pasta that are not stuffed. Tortellini - 2 Pieces of Stuffed Pasta shaped like a belly button. Gnocchi - Approx. 12 small pieces of pasta resembling soft dumplings. Faralle - 2 Pieces of Pasta resembling bow ties. Manicotti - 3 Large Pieces of Stuffed Pasta Fusilli - They are the thick, corkscrew shaped pasta.
Part 2: Mangia! (Eat!)
a) According to Encyclopedia of Pasta, the signature dish of Italy (pasta) comes in how many distinct forms? - 310 b) What is the original meaning of the word "macaroni"? - Making dough with force c) In Rome, Alfredo sauce contains which ingredients? - Butter, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese d) What's the difference between ice cream and gelato, Italy's favorite frozen dessert? - All of the above e) According to a 2010 study on the production of wine by country, where does Italy rank globally? - 1st f) What's unusual about one of America's favorite Italian dishes: spaghetti and meatballs? - Italians don't typically eat them together
Today's Today Break Theme is Future Tech. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Future Tech of the Past - This is a Window Game. One is being asked to match the visionaries to the present-day technologies they predicted.
Helicopter - Leonardo Da Vinci Space Travel - Jules Vernes Genetic Engineering - Alodus Huxley Surveillance Cameras - George Orwell Robot Vacuums - The Jetsons Bluetooth/Cell Phones - Star Trek
Part 2: Sci-Fi Physics
1) We still don't have flying cars, even though The Jetsons predicted them 50 years ago. So what's the holdup? - They're impractical 2) Invisibility shields may become a reality this century, thanks to the invention of... - Metamaterials 3) The keys to teleportation may lie in THIS, the branch of science that studies the world at the sub-atomic level. - Quantum physics 4) What's the biggest obstacle to the invention a practical ray gun? - Power supply 5) What device needs to be invented before we get the hoverboards from Back to the Future Part II? - Cool superconductor
Today's Today Break Theme is Animal Spotlight (Seals). Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Baby Seal Is Hungwy for Some Yummy Snow! - This is a video for viewing purposes only.
Part 2: Animal Spotlight Trivia: Seals
a) Seals belong to a diverse group of semiaquatic mammals known as pinnipeds. What does "pinniped" loosely translate to in Latin? - Fin-footed b) Unlike the sea lion (another type of pinniped), a true seal doesn't have what? - External ears c) Which of the following is the biggest member of the true seal (Phocidae) family? - Southern elephant seal d) What are male and female seals known as? - Bulls & cows e) The majority of the world's seal population can be found in which region? - Antarctic
Part 3: Seal Showdown - This is a timed quiz. There are 10 questions to answer in 2 minutes. The sequence of the 10 statements will vary from user to user. There are pictures of 6 seals to choose from. The list of pictured seals are
Navy Seal Harp Seal Leopard Seal Harbor Seal Seal (Recording Artist) Elephant Seal
This soulful seal's full name is Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel. - Seal This seal never changes its spots. - Leopard Seal Which seal is also known as the common seal? - Harbor Seal Which seal is named for its large proboscis or trunk? - Elephant Seal Which seal’s name stands for ''SEa, Air, and Land''? - Navy Seal You might say that ''Team 6'' is a subspecies of this seal. - Navy Seal This seal never forgets. - Elephant Seal You can find this seal swimming in coastal waters of the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans. - Harbor Seal This seal gets its name from the instrument-shaped markings on its back. - Harp Seal Which seal has the scientifc name Hydrurga leptonyx? (Pick an answer right meow!) - Leopard Seal
Today's Today Break Theme is Electricity. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: A (Very) Brief History of Power
1) 1752: THIS American inventor and founding father had a shocking idea: Tie a key to a kite and fly it in a storm. - Benjamin Franklin 2) 1800: Which Italian inventor created the first electric battery? - Allesandro Volta 3) 1879: THIS American inventor created incandescent light bulbs capable of burning for 40 hours (40 hours!) before burning out. - Thomas Edison 4) 1880: A two-mile stretch of arc lamps was installed in THIS city, lighting up Broadway for the first time. - New York City 5) In 1888, this Serbian-American inventor (and former Edison employee) publicly demonstrated his AC (alternating current) system for the first time. - Nikola Tesla
Part 2: The Ways We Make Electricity - This is a Window Game, matching the images to the corresponding means of generating electricity.
Coal - Black Charcoal Briquets sitting over a fire - (46%) Natural Gas - A picture of a Cow's Back Side - (24%) Nuclear - 2 Nuclear Cooling Towers with steam Billowing from the Top. - (19%) Hydropower - A picture of the Hoover Dam with Water in the Background - (6%) Wind - A row of Windmills under a Cloudy Sky - (2%) Biomass - A farmer standing a field of Corn Stalks - (.4%) Geothermal - Steam rising up from the Earth's Crust - (.4%) Solar - Picture of a Solar Panel - (.03%)
Part 3: Hair-Raising Trivia
a) When your hair stands on end, it's because of ___ electricity. - static b) True or false: The electric eel generates enough electricity to kill a person. - True c) If you're caught outside in a lightning storm, the safest place to be is... - in a car. d) Electricity and ___ are both part of the same fundamental force of nature. - magnetism e) Which of the following household appliances uses the most electricity, according to the National Resources Defense Council? - Cable Box
Today's Today Break Theme is Global Cooking (Germany). Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: German Foods Matchup - This is a Window game, one is being asked to match the popular German dishes to their names below.
Schnitzel (Fried, breaded veal) - Picture of breaded veal with 2 lemon slices and green seasoning on top. Currywurst - a large piece of seasoned sausage with red sauce on the plate and small potatoes on the side. Brez'n (Pretzel) - Someone holding up a good sized lightly salted pretzel Sauerkraut - Finely cut white cabbage Splaetzle (Egg noodles) - A bowl of noodle shaped dumplings with some herbs placed in the middle of the bowl Strudel - Apples and Raisins stuffed inside Phyllo sheets. Sauerbraten (Pot Roast) - Marinated slices of dark meat on a plate. Bier... lots of Bier - Guy holding approx. 12 steins of beer.
Part 2: German Gastronomy Trivia
a) You've definitely heard of it, and maybe you've eaten it, but what the heck is sauerkraut? - Pickled Cabbage b) The first documented evidence of bratwurst (German pork sausage) dates back to which year? - 1313 c) We'd call this dish "potato salad," but what do they call it in Germany? - Kartoffelsalat d) Approximately how many breweries are there in Germany? - 1,300 e) "Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte" is the German word for a chocolate layer cake with cherries and whipped cream between each layer. But what do we call it in English? - Black Forest cake
Today's Today Break Theme is Summer. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Sci-Fi Season - This is a window game. One is being asked to match the summer blockbusters to their original release posters.
Star Wars: A New Hope - A picture of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher with 3 light sabers, a full moon and Darth Vader in the background. Back to the Future - Picture of Michael J. Fox looking at his wrist watch with blazing tire tracks in this poster. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial - A picture of a bike flying (pedaled by Elliot - played by Henry Thomas) with the full moon as the backdrop. Ghost - Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore embracing bare shouldered. Alien - A picture of cracked hen's egg levitating in the air. Inception - The dream is Real is Written on top of the poster. A picture of buildings crumbling on the left side and water on the right side. Independence Day - A picture of an alien mothership with a beam of bright light shining down from the bottom of spaceship. Gremlins - A picture of a young man (Zach Galligan) holding a container of a small furry creature called a Mogwai.
Part 2: Summer Scenes - One is being asked to click on the difference in the photos.
Watermelon Slices - A Black Seed is Missing on the Upper Middle part of the Right Picture. Hammocks on the Beach - The White Cloud on the Middle Right Side Between the Palm Leaves and the Hammock is Missing on the Right Picture Fireworks Displays - There is a Small Blue Streak of Light Missing on the Upper Top of the Large Firework on the Left Side of the Pictures.
Part 3: Sounds of Summer - One is asked to match the artists to the songs clips listed.
"Summertime" - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince "Summer of '69" - Bryan Adams "Summer Girls" - LFO "Summer Nights" - Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta "Summer Wind" - Frank Sinatra
Today's Today Break Theme is Pattern Master. Completion of this Daily Break will be worth 75 oodles.
Part 1: Find What Fits
a) Finding patterns where they don't exist is called what? - Pareidolia b) Which letter should come next? J, F, M, A, M, J, J... - A c) Which of the answer options would come next on the list? Ma'am, abbey, accent, oddly... - beetle d) Which name doesn't belong? McKinley, Lincoln, Garfield, Kennedy, Clinton - Clinton
Part 2: What Comes Next? - Select the Correct Window from the choices below. The correct are listed below.
1) The 2 letters F with the the image being reversed (C, D, E, F) 2) The box with square to the left and circle on the upper right corner.