The actor who was inside R2-D2 hated the guy who played C-3PO.
This year, it should be easy to figure out who's been naughty and who's been nice; people who feel like they're being watched are much more likely to be honest, psychologists at England
There's a fascinating piece on the Duba lions of Botswana in the Daily Mail. Check out the intro:
"Marooned on an island, this group of lions should have died out.
Reindeer hot dogs are making a splash at Fredhots and Fries in Glenview, Ill.
My wife and I made a deal. I'll go see Dreamgirls with her if she'll see Rocky Balboa with me. This will never happen.
Back in August, I posted an IQ-tip about GoodSearch.com.
Scary photo, huh?
Elizabeth Williamson writes in the Washington Post:
"Fake fur and real fur and jewelry and Jet Skis,
Crystal and Segways and bubbly and Caddies,
Race cars and leather and plasma TVs --
found 'em all on
Today's archival tidbit comes from Condensed Knowledge:
On the one hand you've got the BC and AD camp, on the other you've got BCE and CE. What's the difference?
For the 2nd time this year, the world's oldest person has died (to clarify, these were 2 different people).
... or at least it seems to be in lab mice. Researchers at Yale's medical school have discovered that mice who take tests while hungry do significantly better than sated mice.
Spend every waking moment flipping through YouTubes, like The Hunter does for you, and patterns start to emerge. Grand Unifying Themes.
With my Geico customer post in mind, this week's "Show Off Your Smarts" challenge is to share your favorite facts related to advertising - print, television, radio, billboards, anywhere
If you haven't seen a Geico commercial in the last couple months, you haven't turned on the TV.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "largely assumed th