Trivia / Knowledge

How commonplace is cat's cradle?

Cat's cradle is one of the most universal games in the world. Played in almost every culture, what is a puzzle to ethnologists is that widely scattered peoples -- Maoris of New Zealand, North American Indians, Arctic Eskimos, and Africans, for ...

How weird are tornadoes?

In 1981, a tornado lifted a baby from its pram in the Italian city of Ancona. The baby was carried 50 feet into the air and set down safely 300 feet away -- without waking.