“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”
Joke of the Day
How does a hurricane see?
With one eye.
The world's smallest reptile was first reported in 2021.
Those who think everything on the planet has already been discovered might just not be looking close enough. A tiny chameleon discovered in northern Madagascar and measuring just 28.9 millimeters is believed to be the smallest reptile on Earth. The itty bitty chameleon was recently discovered and reported in the January 2021 issue of Scientific Reports. But there's one thing about these critters that's big for its size: The genitalia of the males measures almost 20% of its body length.
Peter the Great executed his wife's lover, then forced her to keep her lover's head in a jar of alcohol in her bedroom.
Oscar Winners Used to Be Announced Before the Ceremony
During the early years of the Academy Awards, the organization provided newspapers with the names in advance, with the agreement that they would not publish the names until 11 p.m. Of course, then someone had to ruin it for everyone, when The Los Angeles Times broke this rule during the heated 1940 competition, announcing that Gone With the Wind had won before the statue had been handed out. It led to a rule change that stands today.
"Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?"
Donnie Darko (2001)
What smell brings back great memories?
Nebraska: No marriage if you have VD
Technically, no person afflicted with a venereal disease may get married in Nebraska. Meanwhile, state officials are still unable to get a green-light for their new TV show, Law And Order: VDU.