Why is the baseball pitchers' warm up area called the bullpen? Hint: it might have something to do with tobacco, but more likely comes from a kid's game.
As we reviewed in Part 1: Fortuitous Land Investments, politicians are quite skilled at investing their income from (relatively) modest public servant salaries. So skilled, in fact, that many of them become multi-millionaires while in office.
Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood: Secret warrior or gentleman children's TV empire host? The myth versus the reality.
Ever wonder why there are holes in electrical plugs prongs? Creatively presented, this bit of everyday practical knowledge just might win you a bar bet.
Ever wondered how that yellow first down line is put on the football field? Hint: It's not done by disappearing paint or giant lasers. Here's the secret.
Schrodingers Cat is exceptionally well trained because it's alive and dead simultaneously. Yes, it's a mind-bending quantum physics feline.
How do politicians get rich? Clearly there's lots of inside information which is often leveraged. But being in a position to influence policy has its benefits.
Whatever your thoughts on Anheuser Busch’s marketing strategies, one thing is clear. Screwing up at the art of selling beer is an accomplishment of biblical proportions because people have been drinking beer since the beginning of time. I remain convinced brewing happy hops is the world’s third-oldest profession, right after that first one and personal injury law.
So, can you or can you not take legally justified umbrage at Sunday drivers puttering along in the left lane as if it were their personal cruising track?
Ever heard that legend about Wint O Green Life Savers Candy? If you chomp down on that particular flavor, it results in a bit of blue/green mouth lightning. Yes, for real. Some "wives' tales" are, in fact, true.