“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”
Joke of the Day
How do they answer the phone at the paint store?
Many feet bones don't harden until you're an adult.
Feet are enormously complex parts of the body. Each foot contains 26 bones, as well as 33 joints and 19 muscles, which work together to allow for a huge range of motion and movements. But many of these bones remain cartilage throughout a person's childhood, slowly ossifying into bone as the years go on. According to the Ontario Society of Chiropodists, all of the bones in the foot don't completely harden until a person is about 21 years old!
In 16th-century Canada, women drank a potion with beaver testicles ground into it as a form of contraception.
The Matrix Code Comes From Sushi
Those complex-looking green digits scrolling down the screen in The Matrix may look like mysterious code, but in fact they were symbols from a sushi cookbook, scanned by the movie's production designer.
"I know that babies taste the best."
What’s the best pet name you can come up with for a specific type of pet?
Nevada: Be selective with X-rays
Say what you will about the vice and commercialism of Las Vegas—at least they’re looking out for your feet. In Nevada, it is illegal to use an x-ray device to determine someone’s shoe size.