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Trivia & Fun Facts
epub |eng | 2006-01-15 | Author:Mental Floss [Floss, Mental]

* * * Congratulations! You are now halfway to full-fledged Genius. * * * At this point, you’re basically the indubitably brilliant Nikola Tesla—or at least half of him, anyway. ...
( Category: Animals January 18,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2012-07-15 | Author:Eric Grzymkowski

The rarest, and most valuable, piece on display at the Burlingame, California, Museum of Pez Memorabilia is the “Make a Face” Pez dispenser from the 1970s. Fears children could choke ...
( Category: Trivia January 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-01 | Author:B. Celeste [Celeste, B.]

Chapter Nine Ollie I’m one lucky bastard. My front teeth dig into my bottom lip, dragging it inward as Charlie smooths out the black material that clings to her body. ...
( Category: Short Stories January 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-02 | Author:Roberts, S.E.

Chapter 6 “What’s gotten into you?” Mare asks as we’re walking along the Christmas market on Campo Santo Stefano. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many decorations in my ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts November 19,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Daniel Smith

The Temple of Food In two stories (‘The Dying Detective’ and ‘The Illustrious Client’) Holmes takes Watson for a bite of something ‘nutritious’ at Simpsons-in-the-Strand, one of London’s foremost dining ...
( Category: Authors November 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-24 | Author:Richard MacLean Smith [Smith, Richard MacLean]

Children pour into the playground in a blur of khaki shorts, sky blue dresses and bright red jumpers, spilling out into the acres of scrub with wild abandon before finally ...
( Category: Unexplained Mysteries November 15,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2019-10-22 | Author:Dan Lewis

CHILDREN OF THE BOX The Finnish Approach to Raising Babies Babies typically sleep in cribs, but if you’re a parent who can’t afford one, it can be a problem for ...
( Category: Trivia October 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-16 | Author:William G. Krejci

PUNDERSON MANOR Nestled on the banks of Punderson Lake, just west of Burton in Geauga County, is Punderson Manor. This striking Tudor-style building claims stories of ghostly encounters, including doors ...
( Category: Supernatural October 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-21 | Author:John Mulholland

The late Professor Brander Matthews, who had made a life-long study of conjuring and conjurers, told me that Heller was the most entertaining of all the magicians. Dr. Matthews knew ...
( Category: Magic October 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-10 | Author:Alan Brown

THE LEGEND OF NOCCALULA FALLS Noccalula Falls is a ninety-foot-tall waterfall located on land that was once owned by R.A. Mitchell, the former mayor of Gadsden, Alabama. In 1940, his ...
( Category: Unexplained Mysteries September 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-09-04 | Author:Matrin M. Goldwyn

HOW DO JOINT BONES FUNCTION? A Joint is where two bones meet in your body in order to allow movement in various directions. The immovable joints of our body are ...
( Category: Trivia September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-12 | Author:E. Reid Ross

Mr. Poison Shares a Musangwe Story Yet another vicious, centuries-old African martial art is called Musangwe and comes from the other end of the continent in South Africa. Essentially it’s ...
( Category: Trivia August 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-11 | Author:Harry Oliver [Oliver, Harry]

Bowlers are reluctant to stop a run-up once it has started, since restarting is reputed to be unlucky for the fielding side. Cricketers are superstitious about many other things, too. ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-13 | Author:Ross Benes

CHAPTER 8 MILITARY Eat your heart out, James Bond. Around WWI, a British intelligence officer used semen as invisible ink to write secret letters. Penile plethysmography (PPG) tests track blood ...
( Category: Human Sexuality August 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-12 | Author:Lew Freedman

MANTI TE’O’S IMAGINARY FRIEND In the fall of 2012, Manti Te’o was a star football player for Notre Dame, on his way to All-American recognition and a professional football career. ...
( Category: Trivia August 3,2019 )