Tuesday, June 18 Ella Fitzgerald was performing "Mack the Knife" in Berlin in 1960 when she forgot the lyrics partway through. Happily, it's jazz. So you can just improvise or maybe even try some scat singing. That's what she did. And far from being a …Read more. Monday, June 17 Chinese checkers is neither Chinese nor checkers. It is an American version of Halma, a British game with a Greek name that means "a leap." Interestingly, the game was introduced to China by the Japanese. There is a game called Chinese …Read more. Saturday, June 15 What Oriental Republic gets its name from the Guarani language word meaning "river where the painted birds live"? That's nowhere in Asia. It's Uruguay. The "Oriental" part refers to its location to the east of the Uruguay River. …Read more. Friday, June 14 The first major world leader to call for government action against climate change was ... Margaret Thatcher. A chemist by training, she understood the science when it was presented to her by an advisor named Crispin Tickell. She gave passionate …Read more.more articles
Monday, April 2
Although the recent Green Lantern movie kind of flopped, the character himself is actually one of DC Comics’ flagship superheroes. The original version appeared in 1940's All-American Comics No. 16. He was Alan Scott and wore an awful red and green uniform. A new version, with a nicer all-green costume, debuted in 1959's Showcase No. 22. This time he was test pilot Hal Jordan. Sadly, Hal tried to destroy the universe, so now Green Lantern is a freelance artist named Kyle Rayner.
Founded by German piano makers, whose stock ticker symbol is LVB, in honor of Ludwig van Beethoven?
Previous answer: All those actors played the Riddler.
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