Before antibiotics, patients with syphilis were sometimes purposefully infected with malaria. This was because the bacteria that causes syphilis doesn't fare well at higher temperatures (a blistering fever is a side effect of malaria).
Around the 4th of July, Americans proudly display the Red, White, and Blue. Twenty-two other countries also fly red, white, and blue flags. Can you name them all? You have five minutes for this world tour.
This year, the world will see a new tallest building - the Burj Dubai. The 162-floor building will dwarf the other supposedly tall buildings. You may be able to see the buildings from just about anywhere, but can you name them? You've got four minutes to name the world's ten tallest buildings, not including the Burj Dubai.
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)