The true origin of 'weasel words', collectible trading moon game, #preciousgems, and the back-to-school textbook list: combining my love of fresh starts with my love of inventories.
A selection of Irish curses, a steppe nomad's 1000-year old pet cat, plants panic and warn each other when they get wet, and a parable about shame.
Why are onscreen mobsters are so heavily coded as Catholic? Because censorship. Really. Also, irreveresible binomials, legal doublets and vulnerability…
"Piet Hein was president of the Anti-Nazi Union when the Germans invaded Denmark. “That was not the best thing to be on April 9, 1940 ,” he said."
In space, metal can spontaneously weld together. Dead flamingos can stand on one foot. A lazy way to dramatically increase your general knowledge.
A lawyer's description of how an untrained innocent person sounds when they try to "just tell the truth" to the cops. Also, small dogs standing on mush…
People tend to view others’ morality as spectrums from black and white* with grey in the middle (most people being somewhere in the grey middle obvious…
At the third stroke, it will be three, fifty-seven, and twenty, seconds. Beep. Beep. Beep. I used to call 1194, the Australian Talking Clock, all the t…
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