Fun Fact of the Day: "Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav is a King Penguin living in Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland. He is the mascot and Colonel-in-Chief of the Norwegian King's Guard...On August 18, 2005, he was promoted to Colonel-in-Chief and on 15 August 2008 he was awarded a knighthood.
He is the first penguin to receive such an hono
Lights Out: Though Piero Umiliani's pop song "Mah Nà Mah Nà" became a household tune following its usage in a now-iconic Muppet Show skit, it was originally composed for the soundtrack of the Italian mondo film Sweden: Heaven and Hell -- "a pseudo-documentary about sexuality in Sweden."
[thanks rick and william!]
Poor Decision Making Skills of the Day: In 1951, Super Glue was accidentally discovered when an assistant of the late Harry Coover inadvertently ruined two refractometer prisms by gluing them together with an experimental concoction.
60 years later, Shawn accidentally super glued a tiny sequined top hat to his head.