What Everyday Behaviors Will Seem Crazy in 50 Years?

On Fridays, I ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help me get through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

1. We shake our heads at previous generations. How could you smoke while pregnant or use radium toothpaste or not wear goalie masks? Chances are, we're doing similarly insane things right now. In 50 years, when people look back at the early 2000s, what ludicrous-in-retrospect behaviors will jump out at them?

2. Mangesh and I are hitting the road on Tuesday and heading to Indianapolis. We've already solicited some good ideas for stops along the way (and we'll be getting in touch with some of you tomorrow about that). And if you're in the Indianapolis area, there's talk of a pizza party Wednesday night. If you like free pizza and meeting strangers from the internet, email roadtrip@mentalfloss.com and we'll make sure you get the details.

But anyway: What are some ideas, general or specific, to make 20 hours in the car (round trip) more enjoyable?

3. What's a website you enjoy visiting that you don't think other people here know about? Enlighten us!

4. Your turn! Got a question for the group? Ask away. Have a great weekend!

How To Make A Snow Globe Cocktail

Nothing gets people into the holiday spirit quite like snow globes… and booze. So, the Snow Globe Cocktail makes perfect sense.

Brought to us by , the festive cocktail is created with a few simple ingredients and supplies. Please resist the urge to shake it up. Instructions here.

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What Shows Up When You Google Yourself?
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On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. On to this week's topics...

1. What's the strangest thing someone could learn about you by Googling your name? And has anyone who shares your name done anything remarkable? There's a Jason English who's almost exactly my age. He allegedly bit someone's ear off and flushed it down the toilet. It will be tough to rise above that in the search rankings.

2. What's something you regret quitting?

3. If you could change one rule in any board game, what would it be? (If you have a specific house rule you think the world should adopt, let us hear it.)

4. Do the kids celebrate Mischief Night/Devil's Eve in your neighborhood? What's the worst incident you remember?

5. Got a question for the group? Ask away. Have a great weekend and happy Halloween!


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