Fun Fact of the Day

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Fun Fact of the Day: In the late 1960s, Jim Henson and cartoonist Johnny Hart teamed up to produce a pilot for a television series based on Hart's and Brant Parker now-classic comic strip The Wizard of Id.

According to the Henson Company blog, the response was positive, but by the time ABC made the decision to take the project forward, Henson had already moved on to work on little children's

Stuffed Animal of the Day

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Stuffed Animal of the Day: Story goes that, in 1731, King Frederick I of Sweden received a lion skin as a gift from the Bey of Algiers. The taxidermist tasked with mounting it had never seen a lion in real life, and only had a vague idea of what one was supposed to look like.

The resulting monstrosity -- seen above -- remains on display at

Fun Fact of the Day

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Fun Fact of the Day: Also, the word bed looks like a bed.

[@petergriffin / nerdvana / thd.]

OMG! Adorbz of the Day

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OMG! Adorbz of the Day: Fun Fact: Nothing will ever again amuse you as much as ripping paper amuses this baby.

[sayomg.]

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Fun Fact of the Day: Quick: If the Earth were the size of a basketball, and the moon were the size of a tennis ball, how far apart would they be?

Wrong.

[neatorama.]