TODAY | May 22, 2013
>>> we're back on this wines-diehl wednesday. we have some twins, one happy, one not.
>>> a great way to play "who knew?" we thought we would get the party going early. kathie lee is across the street at the sweet spot . and those who don't gets kathie lee 's cd .
>>> andrew evans is with us, national geographic 's digit at nomad. are you ready?
>> look at this beautiful family from illinois, a mom who looks like a teenager with her four beautiful children. i hope you get my cd . finish the lyrics to this patriot song -- whose broad stripes and bright stars
>> that's in four different keys but the lyrics, i'm going to give you some money, but i think the lyrics were actually --
>> and the rockets' red glare, the bombs burting in air.
>> we should no our national anthem , but it's actually an octave and a half, which is why nobody can actually sing it. it started as a poem written by francis scott key and the original star-spangled banner you can see at the national museum of history .
>>> how fascinating. you are from rochester? near rochester? that's in new york. what attracts vacationers the most? the ocean, countryside, national parks or lakes?
>> ooh --
>> it's a guess.
>> the first one, beach, ocean.
>> yes. yes.
>> oh, yeah, i would have guessed that one, too.
>> it is the ocean, actually, and 51% of americans choose the ocean versus only 13% to go to national parks . and working for national geographic i've been swimming in all five oceans.
>> i bet you loved it.
>> i understand.
>> i'm sure.
>>> a nice gentleman from new orleans. true or false, observing a moment at silence on 3:00 p.m . on memorial day is the law.
>> i'm going to go with false.
>> and you would be wrong. but you're lucky.
>> wait a second. it's a law?
>> it's true. it was an act of congress . you won't go to jail for breaking it, but passed in 2000 , the national moment of remembrance . everyone pauses to remember or men and women who have died in the service of our country. i think it's a wonderful thing.
>> this girl is from austin texas . which famous cemetery has the tomb of the unknown soldier ?
>> arlington cemetery ?
>> good for you. yes.
>> the tomb of the unknown iflgts she should have asked her who is buried there.
>> the unknown as from world war i, world war ii , and the korean war .
>> it's actually a beautiful cemetery to walk around.
>> this is mrs. austin's mom. memorial day is the most popular holiday for grilling? think it through.
>> yes. see what happens when you think it through?
>> yes, she's a winner. was she right? ivities fourth of july is number one. 71% of americans grill on fourth of july, versus only 50% on memorial day .
>> how do you know that?
>> we have a hearth and patio, and steak is more popular than hamburgers.
>> and chicken after that?
>> this lady was so upset that she wanted my cd so much that i gave it to her. ma'am, where are you from?
>> clearwater florida.
>> how much stripes are on the american flag ? think it through.
>> i'm feeling very generous today.
>> yes, you are. 13.
>> you have very smart viewers. each one representing the original colonies, but at the time of "the star-spangled banner" there were 15 stripes. i'm glad we stopped.
>> andrew, thank you so much.