Mr. Smarty Pants

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Snake soup is a delicacy in China.

Author Arthur C. Clarke predicts that in 2023, scientists will clone dinosaurs from fragments of DNA and a dinosaur zoo will open in Florida.

T.S. Eliot is said to have read a mystery novel each night before nodding off to sleep.

The Rubik's Cube can be twisted and turned into 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 configurations.

The smell of Crayola crayons is so familiar that it is one of the 20 most recognizable scents to American adults (right up there with coffee and peanut butter) and so soothing that sniffing crayons has been shown to lower blood pressure.

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