Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

The Sabbath-Jethro connection, and the drunkest city in America

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi performed as a member of Jethro Tull, but he was a member only for a few weeks.

Explorer Alexander MacKenzie had traversed the Canadian Rockies a decade before Lewis and Clark.

According to Forbes magazine, Milwaukee is the drunkest city in the U.S. The rank is based on numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in five areas: state law, number of drinkers, number of heavy drinkers, number of binge drinkers, and alcoholism.

The U.S. government classified more than 15 million documents in 2005, which translates into 125 documents a minute.

During a 19th century railway expansion in Egypt, construction companies unearthed so many mummies they used them as fuel for locomotives.
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