So which state’s residents do you think swear the most? Do you think the folks in the Northeast might be the quickest to use a curse word? Does the Midwest hold the title for the most polite? How about those sweet Southerners?
We all eat noodles — Mongolian beef over crunchy noodles, gooey with Velveeta cheese soaking into macaroni, tossed vegetables and teriyaki sauce on buckwheat strands, marinara drowned spaghetti – pasta is a staple in cultures all over the world. But who invented the first noodle? And better yet… HOW?
Have you heard that Marilyn Monroe wore a size 16? Whatever size dress she actually wore, she was certainly a bit plumper than our current standard of beauty. Ever since Twiggy (Leslie Hornsby, size 2), the Western ideal of beauty has gone skinny. Whereas in other parts of the world,
“Darn all of those PC rules. You just can’t tell a good joke anymore.”
Science is now discovering that the insistence on political correctness is actually good for you. It was even for the people who were frustrated that they couldn’t tell mean jokes anymore.
As the researchers put it, “Hostile humor is…
Crows are clever, curious and creative problem solvers. They have long had a reputation among the Native American people as the clowns of the animal kingdom.
Could this be the latest in new school yard taunts, “Hey You Son a Neanderthal?” Or is it just the latest revelation from DNA?
Back when I was a kid, Neanderthals were known to be strong, lumbering and dumb. They thrived in Europe and the Middle East for some 200,000 years, where they did just fine until modern humans arrived. That’s when they realized that they couldn’t compete with our superior intelligence and hunting abilities. So they all fell down in awe and went extinct.
Past Olympics have included some truly bizarre sports, including pistol dueling in 1912. No kidding!
The Olympics have included some pretty unexpected events over the years, some as official competitions and some as demonstration events.
Every movie theater has a refreshment stand, and every movie theater refreshment stand sells popcorn. They might sell other snacks too – soda, candy, shaved ice, smoothies, mixed nuts, ice cream, or even granola – or they might not. But you can always depend on finding simple popcorn for sale in a movie theater.
My head feels like an anchor, my shoulders feel like lead.
My voice went on vacation and my stomach won’t be fed.
My temperature got so hot that the thermometer just turned red.
Emails are stacking up, I don’t even care what they said.
OMG, scientists have come up with a new approach to reduce the populations of mosquitoes without using pesticides. One of the recent proposals was … wait for it … mosquito birth control!