Wednesday, May 22 Paul Julian worked behind the scenes at Warner Brothers, painting the backgrounds of the cartoons. He was particularly known for doing urban scenes. But his other claim to almost-fame is that he voiced the Roadrunner. It was an easy gig, since the …Read more. Tuesday, May 21 Polo and jai alai share a particular rule that few other sports would even consider. No left-handed players are allowed. In jai alai, this is because of the three-walled court, which requires bounces off the sidewall, a touch move if you're a …Read more. Monday, May 20 An EGOT is winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The first British actor to pull this off was John Gielgud. He won an Emmy for the "Summer's Lease" miniseries and an Oscar, oddly enough, for 1981's "Arthur." He won the Tony, …Read more. Saturday, May 18 In 2008, Abby Elliott joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live." This made her the first cast member to be a child of a previous cast member. Yup. The show has been on that long. Her father is Chris Elliott, who had been on the show in 1994-…Read more.more articles
Monday, April 30
He may be a titan of science, but for some reason when Copernicus died, nobody could remember where the body was buried. In 2005, his remains were finally found under the floor of Frombork Cathedral in northern Poland. Scientists compared a tooth found there to known strands of his hair. He was reburied in the same spot, but this time with a black tombstone that depicts his model of the solar system.
You have down and up, strange and charmed, and top and bottom. What are they?
Previous answer: Those coordinates are off the coast of Newfoundland and mark the location of the Titanic.
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