Tag Archives: trivia

Have you been paying attention?

Every day we observe things that we scarcely notice. Our brains automatically attend to the important and ignore the incidental. From the rush of incoming stimuli, they filter out the repetitious and insubstantial, allowing only the “important” information to pass. But sometimes, even the most trivial details may turn out to be significant. Take this… Read More »

5 ways to annoy people

1. Repeat everything someone says, as a question 2. Produce a YouTube video consisting entirely of dire FBI copyright warnings 3. Do not add any inflection to the end of your sentences, producing awkward silences with the impression that you’ll be saying more any moment 4. Begin all your sentence with the words “Pursuant to… Read More »

What your zodiac sign says about your destiny 

牧羊,一辈子都在急 金牛,一辈子都在守 双子,一辈子都在徘徊 巨蟹,一辈子都在等 狮子,一辈子都在控制 处女,一辈子都在准备 天秤,一辈子都在权衡 天蝎,一辈子都在猜疑 射手,一辈子都在玩儿 摩羯,一辈子都在奋斗 水瓶,一辈子都在做梦 双鱼,一辈子都不知道自己在做什么。

No Tom, Dick or Harry

John and Margaret are the luckiest lottery names, according to Britain’s National Lottery figures. In an effort to con more of the unsuspecting public into wagering their hard earned money, it revealed that the top 10 men’s names among winners who have banked prizes of more than £50,000 are John, David, Michael, Peter, Robert, James,… Read More »