As the ‘Renaissance’ superstar prepares to take over movie theaters, let us remember the sketch in which she sent up her 2008 hit, a rare instance of her trying comedy — and an unquestioned instance of her beating Andy Samberg, Bobby Moynihan and Justin Timberlake at their own game
The place of your birth determines a lot about your life and what you might consider normal. If you grew up on the other side of the planet, would you be the same person? Most likely your beliefs, your language, the food you eat, and the things you truly value would seem alien to this alternate-you. Those things that you consider inseparable to the true you, that define the entirety of your life and the legacy you leave behind, are as fickle as the cosmic star dust that weaves the through fabric of our reality. There is no universal truth that connects us other than the randomness of the universe.
All this is to say that they eat bugs in Colombia, and it’s weird to us because we’ve never had a bug. Ever hear of popcorn? But, to each their own. Keep reading for more deep insights into this crazy thing we call life.
Two Founding Fathers died on the same Independence Day.
Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt were besties.
Relative to their size, barnacles hang the biggest brain.
America’s first self-made Black woman millionaire sold beauty products.
Taft has a seat just for his double-wide behind at Yale.
Texas had international embassies when it was a sovereign nation.
Dried ants replaced popcorn in Colombia movie theaters.
The original Plant Moms had “fern madness.”
R. L. Stine wrote jokes for Bazooka Joe.
Angelfire started out as more than just a website host.
There are beetles with weaponized butts.
The Hass avocado was patented in 1935.
The guy who invented Pringles cans is buried in one.
Strawberries aren’t fruit, they are dozens of fruit on fleshy tissue.
Swearing is connected to the emotion center of the brain.