Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Sex equals money, the Beatles consider a reunion show for $3,000, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
LBJ liked Haggar slacks because they had "lots of room down there" for his equipment.

Al Pacino was a theater usher.

When young men were shown erotic pictures, they were more likely to make a larger financial gamble than if they were shown a picture of something scary, such as a snake, or something neutral, such as a stapler, researchers from Northwestern and Stanford reported.

The Beatles almost had a reunion in 1974. When Lorne Michaels jokingly made an offer on Saturday Night Live for the Beatles to reunite for $3,000, little did he know that John Lennon and Paul McCartney were watching at Lennon's Dakota apartment.

On Sept. 15, 1938, Paul and Lloyd Waner, playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates, made baseball history as the first (and so far, only) brothers to ever hit back-to-back home runs in a game.

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