“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
Joke of the Day
What do you call two monkeys that share an Amazon account?
More human twins are being born now than ever before.
Do you get the feeling that there are more twins around these days than there used to be? No? Well, you should, because according to a new study in the journal Human Reproduction, the "twinning rate" has increased by one-third since the '80s—up from 9 to 12 twins per 1,000 deliveries. Currently that adds up to about 1.6 million twins born each year across the world—meaning one out of every 42 babies is a twin. Helping drive this is the increasing use of medically assisted reproduction, and the delay in childbearing (twinning has been found to increase with a mother's age). For more pieces of trivia to impress your friends, here are 50 Facts So Strange You Won't Believe They're True.
Joseph Stalin, the dictator of the USSR from 1929–1953, is believed to have killed between 20-60 million people.
Harry Potter Has Brit Rock Cameos
The Harry Potter franchise boasts basically every British character actor in film, but it also squeezed in some British rock stars, too. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Weird Sisters include Pulp members Jarvis Cocker and Steve Mackey as well as Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Phil Selway.
"I am the motherfucker that found this place, sir."
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
What was the best period of your life so far? What do you think will be the best period of your entire life?
Maryland: No cursing while driving
Making road rage even rage-ier, it is illegal to swear or curse upon any street or highway in Rockville, Maryland. Anyone caught swearing faces a misdemeanor charge, effectively having to add $100 to the city swear jar.