Mr. Smarty Pants

Gives you more of what you want when what you had is all gone. Trivially speaking, that is.

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
The Eiffel Tower is lighter than the cylinder of air that circumscribes its contours.

The snowblower was invented by Arthur Sicard, a Montreal-area farm boy turned entrepreneur.

Despite urban myth, the characters in Scooby Doo are not based on the five-college system of Amherst, Mass. Instead, according to one former Scooby Doo writer, the characters were inspired by The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - Fred was based on Dobie, Shaggy on Maynard, Velma on Zelda, and Daphne on Thalia.

Peter Fong of Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania spent years analyzing the effects of Prozac on clams.

A recent Xinhua news report stated that more than three million Chinese people drink their own urine because they believe it strengthens their immune systems.

The above is information that Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, magazine, or newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got facts? Write to Mr. Smarty Pants. Why not visit mrsmartypants.com?

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 36 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants, Feb. 22, 2019

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants, Feb. 15, 2019

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle