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35 Best Asian Movies to Watch Right Now

Jun 24, 2022

Getty Images, via merchants Stream these Asian movies tonight Asian movies have been gaining popularity in the United States in recent years. From the success of romantic comedies like Always Be My Maybe to historic wins for Parasite and Minari at the Oscars, Asian- and Asian American–led films continue to tell nuanced and diverse stories on-screen. With ongoing anti-Asian racism in America, supporting Asian and Asian American creators—whether by reading Asian American books, bu ...read more

10 Cheerful Facts About Chick-Fil-A

Jun 24, 2022

When you’re craving a chicken sandwich, what’s the first place you think of? For many, the first place that comes to mind is Chick-fil-A. What else do you know about the restaurant that serves your favorite chicken sandwich and signature waffle fries besides being closed on Sundays? Take a look at these ten cheerful facts about Chick-fil-A to learn more. Chick-fil-A invented the chicken sandwich. It’s not just a marketing gimmick. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, is credited ...read more

Random #337 – 50 Interesting Random Facts

Jun 24, 2022

1 Shatner's Kidney Stone In 2006, William Shatner sold his kidney stone for $25,000 to an online casino. Shatner then donated all the proceeds to Habitat for Humanity, which builds houses for the needy. 2. In 2013, JCPenney sold a stainless steel tea kettle that attracted controversy due to its perceived resemblance to Adolf Hitler. 3. The 1st Minnesota Infantry lost 82% of their fighting strength on July 2nd, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg. This stands as the ...read more

A Pill That Could Get You Drunk

Jun 24, 2022

“Drunkenness is the vice of a good constitution or of a bad memory—of a constitution so treacherously good that it never bends till it breaks; or of a memory that recollects the pleasures of getting intoxicated, but forgets the pains of getting sober.” —Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon In A Nutshell David Nutt, a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London, has identified molecules that emulate the effects of alcohol consumption. His pill affects GABA, a chemical found in the bra ...read more

Who is a good comedic actor that ended up being a great dramatic actor?

Jun 24, 2022

We asked our regular contributors through e-mail Who is a good comedic actor that ended up being a great dramatic actor?  We got many interesting responses. Here are some of them. We have just copied and pasted their responses, not editing them in any way. 1. John Goodman. – toothfixingfiend 2. I’ve noticed a lot of actors from Breaking Bad mentioned. I believe Vince Gilligan said in an interview that it was on purpose. His reasoning is that if you can do comedy you can probably act, ...read more

How Dangerous are Rubber Bullets and Stun Guns?

Jun 24, 2022

Ashley K asks: How dangerous are rubber bullets? Utilised the world over, rubber bullets and stun guns are controversial additions to the arsenals of police forces and militaries due to their tendency to do the exact opposite of what they’re designed to do, rather than be non-lethal, occasionally killing the people they are leveled at. But how dangerous are they really? As for rubber bullets, invented by the British Ministry of Defence in the 1970’s, rubber bullets have been a near-consta ...read more

18 Divorce Reasons that Sound too Crazy to Be True

Jun 24, 2022

About 50% of marriages eventually end in divorce. While the percentage of divorce goes up by year, the reasons for divorce also git crazier year by year. The process of divorce can be heartbreaking, but it doesn’t always require a heartbreaking reason to get a divorce. Everyone has their reasons for ending a marriage, some are logical, and some are bizarre. Let’s now look at the crazier ones. Here are 18 divorce reasons that sound too crazy to be true. 1 Candy Crush is the reason for 1700 ...read more

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Technology

Jun 24, 2022

From self-driving cars to space travel to NFTs, we answer your questions about where technology is heading. While it might feel as if technology is speeding up, it follows a predictable formula called Moore’s Law, which has correctly predicted the pace of human advancements in technology for nearly six decades. Moore’s Law suggests that the number of transistors on a computer chip will double about every two years. This is a reliable indicator of how much and how quickly technology will c ...read more

8 Mind-Blowing Facts About Of Mice and Men

Jun 24, 2022

The 1937 publication by John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, is a timeless story of life and liberty. The 107-page novella follows the four-day adventure of George and Lennie as they start work on a ranch in Soledad. You probably know all that from your time dissecting this classic piece of literature in English class. However, there are at least eight interesting facts about Of Mice and Men that you probably didn’t learn in school. John Steinbeck’s dog ate his first draft. “My dog ate my ...read more

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