"I think our job as parents is to give our kids roots to grow and wings to fly."
Joke of the Day
A mean crook going down stairs = A condescending con, descending
Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift away from each other.
This is a method mostly used by a mother and her pup to prevent them from separating.
Other than holding hands, they may also wrap themselves in kelp to keep from drifting away!
The saying “fly off the handle” originates from the 1800s.
It’s a saying that refers to cheap axe-heads flying off their handles when swung backwards before a chop.
For all the talk of John Carter‘s $200m write-off, the worldwide box office is slowly catching up with the budget. Disney can’t say the same for 2011’s Mars Needs Moms which ended with a gulf of $112m between costs and ticket sales. Note to Disney: keep away from the red planet.
"Elementary, my dear Watson."
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1939
What did you study?
Utah: No missiles in bus terminals
Hurling a missile into a bus terminal is a felony—unless you are an appointed officer of the peace or commercial security personnel (see: mall cop.) Can you identify these U.S. states without their borders?
Ranch dressing contains titanium dioxide, which is used to make it appear whiter. The same ingredient is used in sunscreen and paint for the same effect.