Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Astronauts lose their sense of smell in space.
Jackie Gleason didn't like to rehearse for episodes of The Honeymooners.
Aluminum used to be more precious than gold because it was hard to extract from ores. The cap of the Washington Monument is made from 100 ounces of pure aluminum. The invention of the Hall-Héroult process in 1886 caused the price to drop permanently.
Ötzi the Iceman, who died 5,300 years ago and whose body was discovered frozen in the Italian Alps in 1991, had type O blood and was lactose intolerant.
Czech scientist Jaroslav Flegr thinks your cat could be making you crazy, due to a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii found in cat feces. He believes it can cause car crashes, suicides, and mental disorders, such as schizophrenia.